Transit MetroCard vending machine debit/credit outage affected 100 stations during Monday rush hour Debit/credit card transactions were not available at 100 MTA stations on Monday, May 11, 2015. Photo Credit: Flickr/walkingsf By CAROLINE LINTON Updated May 11, 2015 12:13 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet gShare Email MetroCard vending machines at 100 stations were not accepting debit/credit cards Monday morning, according to the MTA. According to MTA spokesperon Amanda Kwan, the outage was not system-wide. There were no reports of chaos. By 11 a.m., Verizon, which operates the machines, said the outage was down to 50 machines throughout the five boroughs. The outage was resolved by 4 p.m. on Monday afternoon. By CAROLINE LINTON Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments Comments section is temporarily on hold. Here’s why.