Technology

MetroCard Machines To Undergo Software Upgrade

Earlier today, the MTA announced that its MetroCard Vending Machines will be undergoing a software upgrade this upcoming Saturday. During this time, riders will not be able to make any purchases using credit or debit cards. Here are more details courtesy of the release I received: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is performing a major […]


MTA Testing Signal Technology

NYC Subway riders face many delays each & every day as they try to commute on the busiest transit system in the nation. The biggest culprit for delays usually revolve around signal issues that plague an antiquated system. The MTA is in the beginning phases of testing signal technology they hope will have the system […]


Countdown Clocks Come To E & G Lines

Countdown clocks are now here for the & lines. Here is more via the official press release I received: Countdown clocks at all stations on the  & lines are now live, thanks to MTA New York City Transit’s use of beacon technology as a new, innovative way to bring real time train arrival information to […]


System-Wide Underground Cell & Wifi Starts Today

The MTA is still behind the technology curve in a major way when it comes to providing for its customers. However the agency continues to try & catch up. Their latest attempt is by revealing system-wide celluar & wifi service in all of its underground subway stations. Here are some more details via a presser […]


Cell Service Added To 40 New Stations

The MTA is continuing its journey to having cell phone & wifi service in all of its underground stations as it has announced the addition of service to 40 new stations with 11 being in Manhattan & 29 in Queens. Here is more via the official press release: Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the […]