Some NY subway commuters with Apple Pay are getting double charged when they swi…
Some NYC subway commuters with Apple Pay on their phones are accidentally getting charged twice when they swipe their MTA card at the turnstiles
- A new contactless payment system in NY’s subways has been causing problems
- Several commuters have reported being double charged for subway fare
- Some suggest the system is caused by the new OMNY system inadvertently activating a person’s Apple Pay account without permission
A new wireless payment system in the New York City subway appears to be causing some commuters to be double charged as they pass through the turnstiles for their morning commute.
According to multiple reports, commuters swiping their MetroCards have found their Apple Pay accounts inadvertently activated and charged the $2.75 for fare a second time.
The double charging appears to be caused by a new contactless payment system called One Metro New York, which the MTA is planning to transition to by 2023.
The gradual transition to a new contactless payment system called One Metro New York (OMNY) appears to be responsible for double…