- Nov 19, 2020
Full and original article posted on Patch.com
WORCESTER, MA — A group advocating to eliminate fares on WRTA buses will host a forum this month featuring elected leaders from across the state, marking the reemergence of a movement sidetracked by the coronavirus pandemic.
The zero-fare movement got its start in 2019, when the Worcester Regional Research Bureau (WRRB) released a study showing the economic benefits of WRTA dropping its standard $1.75 fare. Worcester Councilor Gary Rosen, who chairs the Council’s transportation committee, called for hearings on the idea.
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