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Public Hearing | Fare Evasion Regulations

Meeting Info

Date: June 21, 2022 at 6 PM

Location: Virtual • Zoom • Boston, MA

Attendees: General Public

Event Description

As a part of the Fare Transformation project, the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) will hold a virtual public hearing regarding a proposed new regulation, 703 CMR 5.00 Fare Evasion.

The proposed regulation is established pursuant to M.G.L. c. 159, §101 and promotes revenue collection and addresses issues related to the fraudulent or illegal evasion of fare payments on vehicles or ferries owned by or operated for the MBTA. 703 CMR 5.00 establishes a process by which violators may be issued a warning or noncriminal citation and assessed a fine proportionate to the nature of the offense.

A virtual public hearing will be held on Tuesday, June 21, 2022, from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM.

Attendees are welcome to make comments orally at the public hearing or in writing. Written comments will be accepted until 11:59 PM on Tuesday, June 21, 2022. Written comments must be submitted by email or postal mail. Email is strongly preferred.

  • Attn: Ryan Ferch
  • Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority
  • Office of the General Counsel
  • 10 Park Plaza, Room 3510
  • Boston, MA 02116

A copy of proposed 703 CMR 5.00 may be downloaded here or requested by emailing

Join the Virtual Hearing

The hearing will be held over Zoom. You can join by computer, smartphone app, or telephone.

If you have questions or need help registering, please email or call 617-222-3030.


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