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Glitch Hits MetroCard Machines In Roughly 100 Stations MondayThe New York City Transit Authority told CBS2 a Verizon issue caused trouble at MetroCard meachines in about 100 stations Monday.
Commuters Face Higher Prices After MTA Fare Hikes On Subways, Buses, Rails & TollsFare increases kicked in Sunday as part of a series of increases in recent years built into the cash-strapped MTA's budget.
Commuter Woes Continue For Thousands Of LIRR, Metro-North Riders After Computer GlitchRiders whose monthly railroad pass doubles as a MetroCard on the subway received a message saying "insufficient fare" when they swiped their cards.
Glitch Hits Monthly LIRR, Metro-North MetroCard Users, Snarls Subway AccessA glitch is creating problems for roughly 10,000 commuters heading in to New York City Monday, the MTA said.
MTA Begins Public Hearings On Plans For Toll And Fare HikesAmong the proposals is raising the base fare on the MetroCard from $2.50 to $2.75 while increasing the bonus on a pay-per-ride MetroCard.
Police: Man Punched, Robbed Woman As She Tried To Buy MetroCard In The BronxPolice on Thursday were on the hunt for a suspect who punched a woman in the face and stole her wallet at a MetroCard machine in a Bronx subway station.
Cash Is King For Metrocard Refills Saturday MorningThe MTA is upgrading the software used for credit and debit cards so only cash will be accepted at machines.
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MTA Working On Plan To Phase Out MetroCardsThe MTA is working on a plan to phase out the MetroCard over three years, replacing it with a new fare payment system.
Skimming Device Found On MetroCard Machine At 59th-Columbus Circle Subway StationThe Metropolitan Transportation Authority warned customers to be on the watch Thursday, after a skimming device was found on a MetroCard vending machine at the 59th Street-Columbus Circle stop in the heart of Midtown.
Future Subway Trains Might Have No Doors Separating CarsTrains with open space rather than doors between cars, dedicated busways, and new “smart chip” systems to replace the current MetroCard system were among the ideas floated in a recent report outlining the needs of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority in the 20 years to come.