MetroCard malfunction update
We earlier reported a MetroCard vending machine glitch where some straphangers were charged after swiping a credit or debit card, even though the did not receive a MetroCard.
The MTA now reports the problem has been rectified:
The recent MetroCard Vending Machine outages that have occured within the past 2 days have been resolved. If you were charged as a result of these outages, a credit will be issued to your account. This credit should appear on your account within 7 to 10 business days. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience.