New York City’s MTA has finally launched its much anticipated new digital, touch-point “MTA On the Go” kiosks. The units offer 47-inch screens providing real-time transit information, including visual station to station directions with transfers and line info, countdown to train arrivals and line alerts. Users tap their intended destination and the map draws an easy to follow route.
The first batch of kiosks were installed in the Grand Central Terminal subway station. More units will roll-out in the MTA’s busiest stations in the coming weeks. The “On the Go” system should be a boon to tourists and locals alike. Here’s how they work: