Since being proposed late last year, public reaction to plans by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority's to close its growing funding deficit has been overwhelmingly negative. Under two proposals, major price increases and large service cuts would be imposed on the system's riders.
; in one senario, all bus lines serving Belmont Center will be ended as will late night and weekend commuter rail service at Belmont's two stations. In either case, price hikes are expected.
State Sen. Will Brownsberger will be holding a forum Thursday, March 15 at 7 p.m. on the MBTA’s proposed service cuts on Thursday, March 15 at 7 p.m. in the Selectmen’s Room at .
All residents are invited to come to express their concerns and offer their thoughts on this important and timely issue.
Call Sen. Brownsberger’s office, 617-722-1280, with any questions.