NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The MTA says as of Thursday, every subway station in New York City is now equipped with its new contactless payment system.
The OMNY system allows riders to pay their fare with a smartphone or bank card.READ MORE: Attorney Says Current Whereabouts Of Brian Laundrie, Gabby Petito's Fiancé, Are Unknown
So far, about 15,000 OMNY units have been installed.READ MORE: Nearly 200 People Being Released From Rikers After Gov. Hochul Signs 'Less Is More Act,' Calls N.Y.'s Incarceration Rate 'A Point Of Shame'
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The new payment system will completely replace the MetroCard in 2023.MORE NEWS: After Almost 2 Years, New York Philharmonic Returns For 180th Season
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