Learn the History of the New York City Subway's MetroCard in This Short 90-Second Video by Matt Coneybeare on Jul. 10, 2018 at 4:30 PM at 4:30 PM on July 10, 2018 Play Video The MetroCard is a staple in New York City. Take a look at the history behind those iconic pieces of plastic that are irritatingly hard to swipe. via 6sqft mta subway Something wrong with this post? Let us know! Share This Post Shop Related Products… If You Liked This, You May Enjoy… MTA Shares Timeline for MetroCard Replacement, To Be Completed in 2023 Vintage Video From When the MTA Switched From Tokens to Metrocards 22 Years Ago MTA Reveals New Tap-Based "OMNY" Pay System That Will Replace MetroCard in New York City [VIDEO] Here's All The Ways People Cheat the NYC Subway MetroCard Swipe Brought To You By… Subscribe to Viewing NYC by Email Email Address If you are a human, ignore this field Daily Weekly Both We hate spam too, so we absolutely won't give your email address to anybody else. Expect emails containing the site's most popular articles only as frequently as you like.