Vintage Video From When the MTA Switched From Tokens to Metrocards 22 Years Ago

THE FIRST SWIPE! On this day in 1994, MTA New York City Transit unveiled the MetroCard. It was BLUE, and like now, it wouldn't work if you swiped too fast. Also, a ride was $1.25! Check out this cool WPIX Archives video from the first day!

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