No More Subway Swiping

05.22.09 Will Sherman

27metrocard190As soon as 2011, Metrocards could go the way of the token, replaced by E-ZPass style devices. Long lines behind some incompetent subway rider failing to swipe correctly would be a memory: “sensors on turnstiles or near bus entrances would detect a card or key-fob-like device and automatically deduct the fare from bank or credit accounts.” |NYP|