MTA Anticipates You Will No Longer Swipe MetroCards By 2022

mta-anticipates-you-will-no-longer-swipe-metrocards-by-2022The MTA is eliminating the Metro Card by 2022. It’s expected to be replaced by a tap card that could be linked to customers’ smartphones, and would be compatible with Metro-North and the Long Island Railroad. Tap technology is already used on PATH trains, as well as in the Washington Metro and London Underground. MetroCards were first introduced to the transit system in 1993: NY1

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