New York subway – NFCW https://www.nfcw.com B2B news, analysis and educational resources on the latest trends and technologies in payments, transit ticketing, near field communication (NFC) and contactless, and beyond Mon, 04 Jan 2021 12:16:37 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.7.2 https://www.nfcw.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/cropped-nfcw-favicon-white-32x32.png New York subway – NFCW https://www.nfcw.com 32 32 37289602 Omny contactless fare payment system goes live across the whole of New York City https://www.nfcw.com/2021/01/04/369827/omny-contactless-fare-payment-system-goes-live-across-the-whole-of-new-york-city/ Mon, 04 Jan 2021 12:16:26 +0000 https://www.nfcw.com/?p=69827 The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has completed the rollout of its Omny contactless fare payment system across the whole of the city, enabling passengers to pay for their tickets with their contactless bank card or mobile wallet at all 472 subway stations and on 5,800 buses across the city. Passengers will also be […]

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MTA resumes Omny contactless ticketing installations https://www.nfcw.com/2020/06/09/366782/mta-resumes-omny-contactless-ticketing-installations/ Tue, 09 Jun 2020 13:24:37 +0000 https://www.nfcw.com/?p=66782 The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has resumed work on the rollout of its Omny contactless payments infrastructure as part of the first phase of its reintroduction of normal services on the city’s subway and local bus services. The MTA entered phase one of its reopening on Monday, with subways and bus services in […]

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MTA extends Omny payments to Manhattan buses https://www.nfcw.com/2020/03/04/365941/mta-extends-omny-payments-to-manhattan-buses/ Wed, 04 Mar 2020 12:52:57 +0000 https://www.nfcw.com/?p=65941 Omny contactless card payment availability is being expanded to all local buses in Manhattan this month, New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has announced. “The expansion to Manhattan local buses represents a dramatic increase in points where it’s possible to use Omny to make free transfers between subways and buses, which is made fast and […]

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MTA to add new Omny contactless fare options https://www.nfcw.com/2020/01/10/365412/mta-to-add-new-omny-contactless-fare-options/ Fri, 10 Jan 2020 15:26:47 +0000 https://www.nfcw.com/?p=65412 New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is to add support for “all remaining fare options, including unlimited ride passes, reduced fares, student fares, and more” to its Omny contactless payments service from next year. Omny has been used to pay for more than 5m journeys since its launch in May 2019 — but only full-fare, […]

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MTA to expand Omny open loop ticketing to all New York bus services and subway stations https://www.nfcw.com/2019/11/20/365075/mta-to-expand-omny-open-loop-ticketing-to-all-new-york-bus-services-and-subway-stations/ Wed, 20 Nov 2019 13:02:07 +0000 https://www.nfcw.com/?p=65075 New York’s Omny contactless fare system is to undergo “a blitz phase of installations that will bring the popular new contactless fare payment system to all 472 stations as well as all MTA bus routes by the end of next year,” the city’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has announced. The move follows adoption rates that […]

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MTA reports continued uptick in contactless card usage on New York subway https://www.nfcw.com/2019/06/11/362982/mta-reports-continued-uptick-in-contactless-card-usage-on-new-york-subway/ Tue, 11 Jun 2019 10:41:35 +0000 https://www.nfcw.com/?p=62982 “After sharing higher-than-forecasted numbers from Saturday (the first full day of service), the latest user numbers (which reflect numbers from Saturday through Wednesday) reveal that 38,987 people have used Omny at pilot locations… The MTA had expected weekly usage to be about 6,000-12,000 users on the subways and 800-1,500 on buses.”

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New York MTA begins testing mobile wallet-based ticketing https://www.nfcw.com/2019/02/25/361798/new-york-mta-begins-testing-mobile-wallet-based-ticketing/ Mon, 25 Feb 2019 15:02:29 +0000 https://www.nfcw.com/?p=61798 The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has started final testing of a new contactless ticketing system which it announced in 2017. MTA employees will be the first to be able to use a contactless bank card or a wallet, such as Apple Pay, on their smartphone to pay for their travel. The system will […]

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New York City to get NFC mobile ticketing from 2019 https://www.nfcw.com/2017/10/24/355229/new-york-city-get-nfc-mobile-ticketing-2019/ Tue, 24 Oct 2017 13:13:58 +0000 http://www.nfcw.com/?p=55229 “The Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s board took its first step on Monday to retire the MetroCard and bring technology to let people “tap” their way through turnstiles and onto buses… Transit passengers in 2019 will be able to tap their way using a bank card or smartphone on 500 turnstiles and 600 buses, plus load up […]

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MTA seeks systems integrator to move NFC fare payments forward https://www.nfcw.com/2016/04/13/343947/mta-seeks-systems-integrator-to-move-nfc-fare-payment-forward/ Wed, 13 Apr 2016 12:21:51 +0000 http://www.nfcw.com/?p=43947 New York City's Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has released a public bid for a contactless ticketing system that would let commuters pay bus and train fares with a tap of a contactless card or NFC device.

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New York subway to get NFC payments by 2018 https://www.nfcw.com/2016/01/13/341174/new-york-subway-get-nfc-payments-2018/ Wed, 13 Jan 2016 14:45:46 +0000 http://www.nfcw.com/?p=41174 New Yorkers will soon be able to pay for travel on the subway using an NFC device or contactless card following governor Andrew Cuomo’s signature proposal to redesign and renew 30 stations across the system. The plans also include introducing mobile ticketing systems that will let commuters purchase tickets on their mobile device.

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