NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The coronavirus pandemic has many commuters rethinking their ride. But what do you do if you already have money on a MetroCard?

For pay-per-ride, the MTA says the value will remain on your card until the expiration date. If it expires, you can transfer the balance to a new card.

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You have up to a year after expiration to transfer the balance at a booth, vending machine or by mailing it in to MetroCard customer claims. A replacement card will be issued for the remaining value.


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There are no cash refunds.

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