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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


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


Now You Can Blame Your Bank Next Time You Lose Your MetroCard

Guess it’s going to be a little longer before we can do away with our easy-to-misplace, hard-to-use-up MetroCards: While the MTA has been experimenting with near field communication technology for subway fares as far back as 2007—inviting us to imagine a day when we can pay for mass transit with the tap of a smartphone or debit card—the full adoption of the technology remains beyond our grasp. 118 more words