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    MBTA fare increase begins tomorrow

    The MBTA is reminding passengers that it will be raising fares for bus, subway and commuter rail trips by an average of 5 percent.
    Brian Feulner for the Boston Globe
    The MBTA is reminding passengers that it will be raising fares for bus, subway and commuter rail trips by an average of 5 percent.

    The MBTA is reminding passengers that it will be raising fares for bus, subway and commuter rail trips by an average of 5 percent.

    Effective Tuesday, bus and subway fares will increase 10 cents, to $1.60 and $2.10 per ride, respectively, with the use of a CharlieCard, according to the T’s website.

    Commuter rail prices will increase from the current $2 to $11 range to $2.10 to $11.50, respectively.

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    The increase is expected to raise revenue by 4 percent, while reducing ridership by less than 1 percent, according to mbta.com.