On Sunday the start. They're being imposed—along with service cuts—to close the transit agency's $160 million budget gap. Those service cuts also begin Sunday.
In Charlestown, the only major change riders will see is the amount of change left in their pocket when they reach their destinations. The MBTA had talked about cutting both the and the , but .
There are other changes, like an increase in the surcharge for getting your Commuter Rail ticket on the train (if the station where you board has ticket machines). THE RIDE will add a more expensive $5 zone starting Oct. 1.
For a complete list of changes taking place on the MBTA system beginning Sunday, visit this T link or check out the PDFs attached to this post.
Here's a look at the new costs: