MetroWest Regional Transit Authority Seeking To Start Collecting Fares Again

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FRAMINGHAM – The MetroWest Regional Transit Authority (MWRTA) will meet Monday to discuss whether to begin collecting fares again.

The regional transit athority has not collected fares since spring of 2020, due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The meeting of the MWRTA advisory board meeting is scheduled for Monday, April 26 at 11 a.m. The meeting will be held virtually, due to the pandemic.

All are welcome to attend at https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/207090669
You may also dial in using your phone: United States: +1 (646) 749-3122 Access Code: 207-090-669

The cost to ride is $1.50 for adults and $1 for students under the age of 18, with a school ID.

The MWRTA was formed in 2006 by the state legislature to help serve the public transportation needs of the 32-town corridor known as the I-495/MetroWest corridor.

MetroWest Regional Transit Authority was formed in 2006 by the state legislature to help serve the public transportation needs of the 32-town corridor known as the I-495/MetroWest corridor.

The MetroWest Regional Transit Authority is guided by the MWRTA Advisory Board.

State statutes mandate that the chief elected official of the community served, or his/her chosen designee serve on the board. For Framingham that person is the Chief Operating Officer Thatcher Kezer III. In Ashland it is Police Sgt. Ed Burman. In Natick, it is Karen Adelman-Foster. For Marlborough, it is Patricia Pope. For Hudson, it is Kristina Johnson, who is also chair of the Framingham Planning Board. In addition, a member representing the disabled community also serves on the advisory board.

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