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Metro Card


You just bought a public transit card that allows you to ride the Metro for a certain number of days.

Here is how it works: upon first receiving the card, the system allocates you a… 272 more words


MetroCard Vending Machines

6:42 am Tuesday, New Haven CT: seventeen years in, can we give a shout out to the venerable but still durable and amazingly well done MetroCard vending machines? 356 more words


Afternoon Bulletin: Metrocards No More, Subway Information Still Delayed

As a result of yesterday’s licensing deal with Transport London, Cubic Transportation System has been granted permission to introduce the U.K.’s transit system technology into New York’s subways. 423 more words

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Afternoon Bulletin: Pokemon Boosts Business, Uber Commuters and More

New Yorkers have gone on a wild Pokémon chase due to the hugely popular Pokémon Go app that blends virtual characters with reality. The only problem is they seem to have difficulty looking up. 411 more words

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The last couple days have been a little chaotic. Group work and complications persist. I was in heels (that I haven’t QUITE broken in yet) all day, so my feet hurt now, and I lost my MetroCard.  343 more words

Paying it forward 

Just like every other New Yorker riding the subway, I’m always in a rush to catch that train clammering down the tracks, screeching to a halt. 330 more words

Fun And Embarrassment With Names And The Alphabet

The last time I was in New York City, I brought home a MetroCard-themed mouse pad from the Transit Museum Store at Grand Central Terminal. 430 more words