The T is issuing a reminder of its special $10 summer weekend fare, valid for unlimited travel through all zones on Saturdays and Sundays, beginning June 9, 2018.
In effort to attract weekend ridership, Michael Muller, the T’s Assistant Executive Director for Commuter Rail, and Evan Rowe, the T’s Director of Revenue, will be riding the system this weekend, following an itinerary listed below. We invite you to join them along segments of their trip, or meet with them as they make a number of stops throughout the Commuter Rail network.
This pilot program will be offered every weekend through September 2, 2018.
Beginning Saturday, June 9, the $10 weekend fare will be valid for all Commuter Rail zones from the first scheduled Saturday trip through the last scheduled Sunday trip.
The $10 fare will be available on mTicket, onboard trains, and at ticket windows at North, South, and Back Bay Stations. The special fare applies to customers age 12 and above; paying adults can bring two children under 12 for free.
Unlike weekdays, weekend Commuter Rail service is not in high demand. This $10 summer weekend fare is a pilot program designed to test the market and encourage people to try Commuter Rail service on weekends for leisure trips in and out of Boston and other destinations around the system.
During the summer pilot, MBTA staff hopes to learn more about weekend Commuter Rail ridership demand, receive customer feedback, and evaluate the pilot’s impact on overall ridership and revenue balance through data collected from mTicket and retail windows. Customers are encouraged to email comments and inquiries about the special fare pilot at [email protected].
With the exception of the CapeFlyer, operated through a partnership with the Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority, and special event trains, this pilot applies to all MBTA Commuter Rail services.
Saturday, June 9
15 minute walk to Singing Beach
5 min walk to IronBound Lynn
Chelsea 2:59 / 3:44
North Station 3:56 / 6:21
Sunday, June 10
Four Corners 10:03a
Walk to Franklin Park Zoo (15 minutes)
Please don’t hesitate to contact us directly for assistance!