No More MetroCards? MTA To Test New Fare System Where Riders Pay Using SmartphoneMTA officials have released their plan for a new fare payment system called OMNY, short for One Metro New York.
After Delay, NYC Fair Fares Discount MetroCard Program Now ReadyThe city officially rolled out its Fair Fares discount Metrocard program, a few days later than original projected.
City Leaders Press De Blasio For Details On 'Fair Fares' ProgramThe program was supposed to start on New Year’s Day, providing half-price MetroCards to low-income New Yorkers.
MTA To Roll Out App To Replace MetroCardsThe MTA is getting ready to trade in MetroCards for a new swipeless fare system.
Sources: Discounted MetroCards Could Be Coming For Low-Income New YorkersAfter months of negotiations, sources tell CBS2 that a framework for a deal has been reached between Mayor Bill de Blasio and the City Council for a program that would benefit 800,000 New Yorkers.
'Fair Fare' Proposal Pushes For Half-Priced MetroCards For Low-Income New YorkersA coalition of community leaders and lawmakers called for half-priced MetroCards for low income New Yorkers in the upcoming budget.
MTA Fare And Toll Hikes To Take Effect SundayThe MTA will keep the base MetroCard fare for subways and buses at $2.75, but fares will be going up for weekly and monthly cards.
MTA Releases Special Super Bowl MetroCardsWith 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.
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.
Transport Workers Union Handing Out Bloody MetroCards To Subway RidersThe transit workers union is sending a grim message, reminding straphangers of the dangers of the subway system.
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.
Thousands Of NYC School Bus Drivers Go On Strike, Cause Headaches For ParentsMore 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.