MetroCard machines cash only this Saturday morning

by Shelton on August 16th, 2014

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Upcoming, ongoing and future MTA megaprojects

MetroCard vending machines this Saturday morning will be taking cold hard cash as the systems software gets an upgrade.

Riders will be unable to purchase a MetroCard from a vending machine with their credit or debit card during the upgrade, which will be done from 1 am to 9:30 am This affects every machine in the transit system, including the PATH stations and the JFK AirTrain.

An MTA spokeswoman said the software upgrade is part of routine maintenance for the fare-payment system.

Man with knife abducts woman, demands cash from ATM

by Shelton on August 16th, 2014

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Man with knife abducts woman, demands cash from ATM

Ottawa County Sheriffs deputies are investigating a reported abduction and robbery after a woman says a man carjacked her at knife point and forced her to withdraw cash from an ATM.