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NYPD eases penalties for people begging for subway swipes

NEW YORK — It happens to everyone who rides the subway, you’re exiting the turnstile and there someone asking for a swipe.

The police department says panhandling and blocking passengers from exiting a turnstile is illegal. 244 more words

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#tbt Fire Alarm

It’s my first day of my senior year at LIM. 2. Semesters. Left.

My alarm was set for 5:50 am. I was quite so rudely awoken at 5:00 am by the incessant beeping of the dying fire alarm. 224 more words

News Flash: New York’s subways are horrible

Presidential candidate and former Secretary of State, carpetbagger Senator, First Lady Hillary Clinton was recently criticized for needing to swipe her MetroCard five times to access the New York City subway system. 781 more words

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Goodbye swipe, hello tap: MTA wants to replace MetroCards

NEW YORK — Those flimsy MetroCards may be a thing of the past by 2018.

The MTA announced Wednesday a New Fare Payment System proposal that won’t require New Yorkers to swipe but instead tap for a ride. 186 more words

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MTA Looks For Bidders In Proposed 'Contact-Free' MetroCard Program

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is making plans to replace MetroCards with new technology.

The new “contact-less” system will allow subway and bus rides to flash bank cards, mobile devices or MTA-issued “smart” cards for payment… 58 more words

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Riders Alliance calls for reduced MetroCard fares for low-income New Yorkers

MIDTOWN, Manhattan — Forty-nine-year-old Manny Aguilar is a freelance construction worker who says when he is in between jobs and often doesn’t have enough money for a full fare $2.75 MetroCard subway swipe. 302 more words

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