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Metro Card Mobile Van Coming To Westchester County

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WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Westchester County’s full-service MetroCard Mobile Van is coming to town.

The van, provided by the county’s Department of Public Works and Transportation in conjunction with the MTA New York City Transit Authority, will be making rounds throughout the county to assist riders interested in purchasing MetroCards. MetroCards can be used on the county’s Bee-Line bus system, as well as New York City’s transit system. The van provides transit riders with a "one-stop shop" for all MetroCard services. In addition, staff will be available to explain rates, discounts and answer any questions. Regular MetroCards will be available for purchase and existing cards may be refilled. Riders also will be able to apply for reduced rates if they are 65 and older or have qualifying disabilities.   It will be in Mount Vernon: Aug. 19 and Sept. 16 from 1-3 p.m. at the August Petrillo Plaza (across from Food Town Supermarket near Mount Vernon East Train Station). It will be in New Rochelle: Aug. 19 and Sept. 16 from 10 a.m. to noon at the corner of Huguenot Street and North Avenue. It will be in Peekskill: Aug. 20 and Sept. 17 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Peekskill Library It will be in Tarrytown: Aug. 20 and Sept. 17 from 1:30–3 p.m. at the corner of Wildey and Cortlandt streets (by McDonald's). It will be in White Plains: Aug. 21 and Sept. 18 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the Tranns Center at Water Street and North Lexington Avenue and Aug. 22 and Sept. 19 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the Galleria Mall in downtown White Plains. It will be in Yonkers: Aug. 21-22 and Sept. 18-19 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Metro-North Station, 5 Buena Vista Ave. (off Main Street) and Aug. 23 and Sept. 20 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Will Library, 1500 Central Park Ave./Tuckahoe Road. For more information on the MetroCard Mobile Van and other MetroCard locations, call the Bee-Line Hotline at (914) 813-7777.

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