|FROM ||Joe Villari
|SUBJECT ||Re: [hangout] Metro Card Programming
So the information will be on the card and not the reader?
Ruben Safir wrote:
> The card is a magnetic strip read in like a standard keyboard.
> The information is completely flexible.
> Now, the problem of the MTA is an organization is a another story.
> We should dump them.
> On Sun, Apr 06, 2003 at 09:49:48AM -0400, Joe Villari wrote:
>>Does anyone know exactly how the MetroCard swipe reader is works? I ask
>>this because I picked up a flyer about the new fare increases. According
>>to the MTA there will be a grace period for any unlimited card purchased
>>prior to 4 May 2003 and you will need to be a new one later. Is this
>>possible or just MTA propoganda so people will not stock up on unlimited
>>cards before the fare increase takes affect?
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