Chase bank promoted with this metrocard usage of its debit or credit card at metrocard vending machines. Card has matching leaflet. Chase repeated this campaign twice during 2008, but only one card is known has been released.
In the end of 2008 famous Triboro Bridge connecting 2 boroughs the Bronx, Manhattan, Queens has been renamed after Robert F. Kennedy. There is quote from his speech printed on the card “Dream things that never were and ask, why not?”. Metrocard has also reference to RFK foundation web site rfkcenter.org.
2008 marked another anniversary: 5 years since John F. Kennedy airport has an airtrain link to subway system. This metrocard was available only for purchase to ride on airtrain between airport and subway stations. At the same time after customer purchased this card it can be used on regular basis for subway and bus rides.
2008 marked another anniversary: 60 years since John F. Kennedy airport has been opened in New York. This metrocard was available only for purchase to ride on airtrain between airport and subway stations. At the same time after customer purchased this card it can be used on regular basis for subway and bus rides.
British Petroleum Company sponsored this very interesting in many ways metrocard. Card carefully omits to name New York City baseball team so to avoid as I think litigation (like those infamous metrocards which were canceled and destroyed). It has being promoting sweepstake for the best team in the city and pointed users of metrocard to go to web site numberonefan.com.
In 2007 MTA celebrated 75 years of service by A train. To commemorate this event set of 2 metrocards sponsored by Channel NY1 were issued.
On exact day when service started old train was running alone that route and lucky passengers could get the same metrocards sponsored in addition to NY1 Channel by newspaper Daily News. There are very few metrocards with Daily News logo.
There is also leaflet has been published.