Leftover Subway Fare To Be Donated To Charity

Leftover Subway Fare To Be Donated To Charity
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MetroChange hopes to take advantage of the $52 million that gets disregarded each year by tossing almost empty Metrocards.

Yi Chen
  • 23 december 2011


New York commuters in the U.S. often use the MetroCard to get around and travel on public transports. Often the card gets lost or disregarded when the amount becomes minuscule. However, all these leftover amounts on unused MetroCards can total up to $52 million each year. MetroChange hopes to take advantage of this and let users donate the ‘loose change’ on their MetroCard to charity simply by swiping it at a special kiosk.

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