MTA Shares Timeline for MetroCard Replacement, To Be Completed in 2023

New Fare Payment System Timeline Phased Approach, MTA Capital Program Oversight Committee Meeting, 11/13/2018
New Fare Payment System Timeline Phased Approach, MTA Capital Program Oversight Committee Meeting, 11/13/2018
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It's no secret that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority has been planning a new contactless fare payment system to replace the aging MetroCard. In a PDF released for the upcoming Capital Program Oversight Committee Meeting, there is a slide which outlines the timeline for its rollout.

Schedule: Phase One public launch - May 2019
- Subways: Lexington Av line from 42 St/Grand Central to Atlantic Av/ Barclays Center
- Buses: all Staten Island bus routes

Check out the full presentation slides (large pdf) to learn more about the system.

via MTA

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