While ridership remains far from normal, the return to fare collection provided a natural experiment for learning more about how the system is being used and how passengers respond to fares.
Substitution, as it relates to walkability, is defined here as the propensity at which passengers exclusively choose a particular route over other nearby alternative routes. Substitution explains differences in how passengers choose to access MBTA services.
Detailed data about declining MBTA bus speeds and next steps being taken to reverse this trend.
Investigation into bus ridership changes using regression analysis.
Answers to the MBTA Station Prints Quiz!
Can you identify an MBTA station by its boarding print?
Investigating the changes in short fares paid on-board buses after the cash fare was reduced from $2.10 to an even $2.00.
An investigation into fare payment transaction times and their effect on reliability and service times.
Analysis of how much fare is lost on the green line during peaks hours when the rear doors allow passengers to board without first paying.
Chart from fiscal and control board that shows the usual load at each station on orange line.