MTA Plan For MetroCard Surcharge On Hold

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metrocard-nyNew York – The MTA is delaying its plan to charge $1 each time you buy a new MetroCard.┬áProblems with reprogramming the vending machines to add the fee forced the agency to push back the surcharge until a least January.

The agency says the charge for a new card is expected to bring in an additional $20 million a year.

The software update will also allow riders to refill unlimited cards, which right now must be replaced once they expire.

{AP/Matzav.com Newscenter}

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