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MTA Releases Special Super Bowl MetroCards

With Super Bowl coming XLVIII coming to MetLife Stadium next month, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority has issued a series of commemorative MetroCards in the New York City subway system.

01/08/2014

A woman passes her MetroCard through a reader at Grand Central station (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

MTA: MetroCards Now More ‘Flexible’

The MTA said riders will now be able to fill their MetroCards with both unlimited-ride time and pay-per-ride dollars.

02/21/2013

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Transport Workers Union Handing Out Bloody MetroCards To Subway Riders

The transit workers union is sending a grim message, reminding straphangers of the dangers of the subway system.

02/07/2013

Strikers stand in the rain outside of the Atlantic Express Transportation Crop. after more than 8,000 New York City school bus drivers and aides went on strike over job protection Wednesday morning on January 16, 2013. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Parents Scramble To Get Kids To Class On 2nd Day Of NYC School Bus Strike

Michael Cordiello of Local 1181 of the Amalgamated Transit Union said the drivers will strike until Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the city agree to put a job security clause back into their contract.

01/17/2013

A worker with Atlantic Express closes the gate for school buses after more than 8,000 New York City school bus drivers and aides went on strike over job protection Wednesday morning on January 16, 2013. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Thousands Of NYC School Bus Drivers Go On Strike, Cause Headaches For Parents

More than 8,000 school bus drivers and matrons went on strike in New York City Wednesday, leaving nearly 152,000 public school students having to find other ways to get to class.

01/16/2013

MetroCard (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

MTA: No MetroCard Refunds For Superstorm Sandy Service Outages

Superstorm Sandy not only knocked out bus and subway service, it’s going to knock a hole in commuters’ pocketbooks.

11/13/2012

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MTA Brings Back Poetry In Motion Program

The poems, which will be accompanied by a work of art, will be featured in subway cars and, for the first time, on the backs of select MetroCards.

03/27/2012

John Jones displays his stock of used MetroCards. (Credit:CBS2)

Homeless Man Makes More Than $20,000 Re-Selling Discarded MetroCards

A straphanger in the Bronx claims that other riders’ discarded MetroCards are his own personal property. John Jones said that he regularly finds cards with balances and that he has made a practice of re-selling them.

01/10/2012

"You The Man" debit card (credit: NYC DOT)

City Giving Out Free Debit Cards, MetroCards To Ensure A Happy, Safe New Year

Department of Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan announced on Friday that they’ll be giving away 1,500 free $15 debit cards as well as 4,000 holiday single-ride MetroCards.

12/16/2011