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It's about time MTA makes more than a token move

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[float=left]post-5097-0-89495300-1351256821_thumb.jpg[/float]No tokens? No kidding. The “No Tokens” display on turnstile screens — a mildly irritating symbol of bureaucratic inertia — is finally about to completely disappear, the (MTA) says.

 

The (MTA) is implementing new software that provides much more useful and current information: the date your seven- or 30-day MetroCard expires. The heads-up will appear when you swipe your card to pay the fare. (Regular MetroCards users already get their balance information.)

 

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Mine shows that info here and there. Mostly the recently renovated stations & Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Ctr.

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Seems like their "upgrades" are always outdated.... So maybe we'll see these upgrades when the smartcards come out... I mean really the token was abolised over 10 years ago... Smh

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Really, It's not that big of a problem… If someone wants to check their balance they can go to the station booth or any other machine that shows the remaining card value.

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Really, It's not that big of a problem… If someone wants to check their balance they can go to the station booth or any other machine that shows the remaining card value.

 

Unless you're at Penn, or Main Street.

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