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MTA Approves MetroCard Fare Hike For 2015

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieckzowski | Posted 01.22.2015 | Politics

Bad news, New Yorkers: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has voted to raise fares for subway and bus riders, as well as MetroCard holders. ...

Everyone Wants To Phase Out The MetroCard

Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

This week marks the 20th anniversary of the MetroCard as a staple in New Yorkers' wallets. What better way to honor its legacy than to renew calls for...

MTA Unveils Four Plans For Fare Hikes; $125 Monthly Considered

| Posted 10.15.2012 | New York

By Jill Colvin, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer MIDTOWN — 30-day MetroCards could jump to as much as $125 under proposed fare hikes unveiled by the MTA...

Can You Guess What This Collage Is Made Out Of?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Leon | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

Back in 2011, we saw artist Thomas McKeans create exciting mosaics with used MetroCards. But, New York-based designer Nina Boesch has been creating Me...

WATCH: New Project To Send Your Leftover Metrocard Cash To Charities

Posted 12.21.2011 | New York

New York subways bear witness to 40 tons of garbage a day. Did you know that includes discarding $52 million a year in real, live money? Well, that's ...

Astoria Characters: The Man in Transit

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 09.04.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

You can get mad. You can get sad. You can get even. Or, like Clif Militello, you can do all three. By writing a book. Of fiction (wink, wink).

MTA To Replace MetroCards With New System

Posted 07.09.2011 | New York

MetroCards are on their way out, and their potential replacement is reminiscent of E-ZPass. From the Daily News: In a few years, subway riders c...

MTA Begins Process Of Phasing Out MetroCards

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The MetroCard's days are numbered. Though SecondAvenueSagas admits the process will take a while, the MTA will soon put out a request for proposals o...

PHOTOS: Thomas McKean's MetroCard Mosaics

The Huffington Post | Jonah Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Artist Thomas McKean was riding the subway when he idly wondered how many words he could spell using the word 'Metrocard'. Then he fixated on variatio...

Good News For Commuters

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

WiFi Coming To (Some) Subways It's been reported that the MTA is planning to bring Wi-Fi into six select stations. Plans are underway to have wirele...

UPDATE: Students March on the MTA Hearings

Michael Gould-Wartofsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Gould-Wartofsky

Yesterday, as college students were walking out, teaching in and rallying at universities citywide and nationwide, thousands of local high school stud...

MetroCards With Small-Change Balances Solved | By Kate Nocera and Pete Donohue | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Token booth clerks are giving a helping hand to straphangers stuck with MetroCards with small-change balances....

MetroCard Message: Subtle Art | MICHAEL M. GRYNBAUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New York's latest large-scale public art project is being exhibited in an unlikely space: your wallet. On the back of seven million MetroCards distrib...