‘Let’s help them out’: Worcester City Councilor Gary Rosen calls for three-month extension of WRTA fare suspension policy

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“Let’s help them out,” were the pleading words of Worcester City Councilor Gary Rosen to the Worcester Regional Transit Authority Advisory Board during a meeting Thursday.

Rosen was referring to riders of the WRTA in his proposal for a three-month extension of the zero-fare policy currently in place due to the coronavirus pandemic.

In Thursday’s meeting, the board debated continuing the fare-free policy or reinstating fares.

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