New York to Replace MetroCard With Modern Way to Pay Transit Fares

Thomas K. Wright, the president of the Regional Plan Association, an urban policy group, praised the move, predicting that ridership would increase once the new fare system was widely available, just as it did after the MetroCard was introduced.

He called the new fare system “a real win-win and an important step for the M.T.A. to be taking.”

Read the full article in the New York Times.