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MTA unveils MetroCard on January 6, 1994

Posted at 1:26 PM, Jan 06, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-06 15:49:10-05

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!