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Two Boston city councilors want to make the Route 28 Bus free. Here’s why.

Two Boston city councilors want to make the Route 28 Bus free. Here’s why.

–David L Ryan / Globe Staff While the MBTA opted this week to raise fares by about 6 percent this summer, the system’s bus riders were spared the increase after officials received public pushback . Now, Boston City Councilor Michelle Wu, one of the outspoken advocates in the charge against the price hike, says it’s time for the “next step:” a public discussion on how to ultimately make one of the busiest bus routes in the city, free of charge. The Route 28 Bus , making stops between Mattapan and Ruggles Station, carries around 12,000 riders on weekdays. The […]

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