Fare Collection

New York MTA’s OMNY Project remains on schedule for completion by end of year

The installation of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (MTA) OMNY fare payment system remains on schedule to be completed by the end of the year at all subway stations and on all MTA-operated buses. The news comes despite a more than six-week work stoppage due to COVID-19-related mandates that non-essential projects in subway stations be temporarily […]

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NY MTA 2020 budget, financial plan projected to save $1.6 billion

New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) presented its final proposed 2020 budget and four-year financial plan that includes no budget-driven service cuts and advances the agency’s historic Transformation Plan to dramatically improve service and deliver significant reforms for taxpayers and commuters. The implementation of the Transformation Plan, the agency’s first reorganization in half a century, is projected […]

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MTA Marks Millionth OMNY Tap

New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) announced that a subway customer entering the Fulton Center station provided the one millionth successful tap on the new OMNY fare payment system, a milestone accomplished at a much higher usage rate than initially estimated. OMNY launched as a limited public pilot on May 31 at 16 subway stations […]

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NJ Transit Introduces Bus Validators and Scanners on Select Bus Routes

New Jersey Transit customers on select bus routes are getting the first look at the future of fare payment technology. As part of a pilot program that began Thursday, June 6, customers on several NJ Transit bus routes will be the first to use a new onboard ticket validation system, which scans the barcodes on […]

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