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Just days after hitting straphangers with a fare hike, the MTA threw away up to $250,000 worth of new subway maps because they displayed outdated fare information, The Post has learned.

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Oh I came in here as I though it was refering to the food chain, Subway.

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Oh I came in here as I though it was refering to the food chain, Subway.

ditto

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Sources in Transit Workers Union Local 100 estimated 80,000 bad maps were printed at a cost up to $250,000.

I hope this comes out of someone's paycheck.

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Should have just gave somebody a $2 marker, and hand wrote the changes. :p

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Should have just gave somebody a $2 marker, and hand wrote the changes. :p

You Americans REALLY hate past participles, don't you? :rofl:

Anyway, are these maps those big ones displayed in stations? If so, they could just have printed stickers to correct the price.

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$3+ a print? Ridiculous.

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They need to sell 500,000 tickets to make up for the change, which to my understanding the average weekday tops 5 million... they'll make the money back in a few hours :p

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They need to sell 500,000 tickets to make up for the change, which to my understanding the average weekday tops 5 million... they'll make the money back in a few hours :p

that including the few hours running costs? ;D

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I only accounted for the 50 cents difference. Do the math :p

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i have only ever ridden two subway systems in my life, the one in Washington DC, and Boston, and I can honestly say, if I did not have a guide with me each time, i would have never found my destination.

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I've been on the one in London and the one in Prague - Prague wins.

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I've been on the MARTA in Atlanta a few times, way back in the day of COMDEX lol. Also the U-Bahn (train, my German is rusty) between Fuerth and Nurenburg. Not a big fan of public transportation, here in Pensacola the bus system doesn't even come close to where I live. Easier/faster to drive.

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Oh I came in here as I though it was refering to the food chain, Subway.

same. I thought it was about subways 11" subs and people sued and got $250k

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Should have just gave somebody a $2 marker, and hand wrote the changes. :p

That would have been much cheaper, for sure.

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