Riders of the 23, 28, and 29 buses, which run through Mattapan, Dorchester, and Roxbury, will not be charged any fares starting in March, a first step, Mayor Michelle Wu hopes, toward making the T free. After a two-month delay to work out the details, Boston and the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority have reached an agreement to make the three bus routes free for riders for two years…

Brian Kane, executive director of the MBTA advisory board who also serves as chair of the Brookline transportation board, said he met with staff from Boston and Cambridge to discuss the possibility of eliminating fares on the Route 66 bus…He credits Wu with pushing other municipalities toward fare-free buses.

“Nobody was taking this seriously before she put it on the agenda,” he said. “She has made this a legitimate piece of policy discussion in Massachusetts.”

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