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This week, New York City transit riders have been lining up to purchase special edition David Bowie MetroCards. The city’s Metropolitan Transit Authority has teamed up with Spotify to offer five different options each celebrating the late artist’s varied personas.

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MTA To Roll Out App To Replace MetroCards

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The MTA is getting ready to trade in MetroCards for a new swipeless fare system.

Riders will be able to pay using a wallet app on their phones and smartwatches. 56 more words


Sources: Discounted MetroCards Could Be Coming For Low-Income New Yorkers

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A big break could be on the way for hundreds of thousands of subway riders in the form of so-called “fair fares” for low-income New Yorkers. 294 more words


'Fair Fare' Proposal Pushes For Half-Priced MetroCards For Low-Income New Yorkers

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A coalition of community leaders and lawmakers called for half-priced MetroCards for low-income New Yorkers in the upcoming budget.

The group rallied Wednesday for the Fair Fare Program on the steps of City Hall. 455 more words


Artist of the moment.......Juan Carlos Pinto

Juan Carlos Pinto is a contemporary street artist who uses paint and mixed media to make some fantastic works of art. Pinto is from the country of Guatemala. 140 more words

2017's art has left Socrates Sculpture Park

Today I watched that head in Socrates park, an installation by Tanda Francis, called “Take Me With You,” get taken away. 

And not just the head, but the… 378 more words


Limited Edition MetroCards designed by Barbara Kruger Hit NYC Turnstiles

The New York Metro Transit Authority (MTA) is upping the MetroCard’s style cachet in 2017, even in the wake of the recent announcement that the transit authority will be  25 more words