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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.

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

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

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