Matthew Hetz published an article at CityWatch today with the headline “The TAP card, discouraging mass transit one card at a time.” The article listed several issues that Mr. Hetz has had with TAP. Here is Metro’s response to Mr. Hetz: Dear Mr. Hetz: Thank you for taking the time [continue reading]
Here is a look at some of the transportation headlines gathered by us and the Metro Library. The full list of headlines is posted on the Library’s Transportation Headlines online newspaper, which you can also access via email subscription (visit the newspaper site) or RSS feed. New York MTA ponders transit for next [continue reading]
Photos: Steve Hymon/Metro It has been a long time coming: The gates are now latched full-time at both entrances to the Red/Purple Line at Union Station. In order to get through the gates, all patrons need to have a TAP card — either the plastic kind or the paper tickets [continue reading]
Gates to be latched full-time at Union Station subway entrances beginning today; here is the Source's Q&A about the turnstiles and TAP
On Wednesday, the gates will be latched at all times at the two entrances of the Red/Purple Line subway at Union Station. Gates at the 15 other Red/Purple Line subway stations will then be latched over the course of the summer. If Metro is satisfied with operations and results on [continue reading]
UPDATE: the issue has been fixed. Looks like problems began yesterday — and the taptogo.net website is still experiencing problems. Until fixed, passes can still be purchased at https://secure.taptogo.net.
In this video I go over how to add a TAP card bought from a ticket vending machine (TVM) to taptogo.net. This is one of the most common questions we get about TAP, and admittedly it’s not as obvious as it should be – but it is really easy. This [continue reading]