The next train might be delayed, but the next fare increase took effect this morning--greeted by rush-hour protests at several stops. Despite recent efforts to address problems on the M-B-T-A, recent polling shows little feeling of improved service--after multiple fare increases. The Tee plans one other change this summer: two hundred new buses powered at least partially by batteries. According to the Boston Globe, the Silver Line will have five battery powered buses that can operate without diesel fuel. Interview with Richard Thal and Anna Waldron, Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Development Council. Interview with Andrea Campbell, City Council President.