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Taiwan ignites controversy by featuring porn star on metro cards

Taiwan has some very … uhm … particular ideas about what constitutes a fun design for its public transport cards. The cards, used for the country’s capital Taipei’s bus and metro network will feature photos of Yui Hatano, a famous Japanese porn actress. 101 more words

Arts And Culture

Brooklyn artist turns MetroCards into masterpieces

NEW YORK – Carlos Pinto is always on the lookout for pieces of New York City and he never passes up an expired MetroCard.

His art is also an act of recycling. 80 more words


Afternoon Bulletin: Sheldon Silver Arrested On Corruption, Bigfoot Startups and More

New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was arrested in Lower Manhattan on federal corruption charges in the early hours today, after he surrendered to agents with the Federal Bureau of Investigation at 26 Federal Plaza. 461 more words

MTA rolls out Brooklyn Nets MetroCards: Here's how to get one

BROOKLYN (PIX11) – Nets won the season opener Monday night at Barclays Center after making appearances all day on the subway.

The team purchased advertising rights from the MTA for a special edition MetroCard that started appearing in the system on Monday. 391 more words


Letters to the Editor, May 15

MTA customers being taken for a ghost ride

When my job changed and I no longer needed to navigate the subways and buses as frequently, I stopped buying “Unlimited” Metrocards and started buying “Limited” Metrocards, paying per ride and filling the card when the balance dropped. 635 more words

Letters To The Editor

Transportation headlines, Monday, January 13

Have a transportation-related article you think should be included in headlines? Drop me an email! And don’t forget, Metro is on TwitterFacebook… 518 more words

Transportation Headlines

MetroCard Art

In my humble opinion, few things are as quintessentially NYC as MetroCards. They’re literally your keys to the city, allowing you to travel pretty huge distances (e.g. 96 more words