In repetition of 2008 Earth Day celebration in 2009 MTA issued series of 4 metrocards with very similar design as in 2008. More over, MTA used the same images on those metrocards as last year , only text is different and size of images used. Another difference is that this year it was 4 metrocards and last year series contains of 5 cards.
Newest edition of 2007 issued metrocard “Trip Planner” features 24/7 voice advisory.
2 new graphic cards appeared in the fall of 2009. They resembled safety cards but with graphic interpretations.
MTA did not go produce more similar cards.
Similar leaflet has been published.
This metrocard promotes usage of automatic refills on metrocard. Metrocard itself called EasyPay and can be automatically refilled via credit or ATM card.
Customer when subscribe for the service gets metrocard which looks like this.
And later the same year another metrocard came out with slightly different message on it.
As part of ongoing arts for transit, MTA commissioned artist Reed Seifer to create new metrocard. He came up with a single word “optimism”. However he acknowledged that small hole at the end of the metrocard which looks like a dot was not in his design idea, it just happened. There are 2 versions of this card with different font. New version with very slightly different font appeared in January 2010. Total number of issued cards is 14 million.
I met the artist who created this metrocard and got autograph on one of them.