Google Pay, Assistant will help you ride the New York subway system

CNET | 5/23/2019 | Erin Carson
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New York subway surfers will be able to use Google Pay to tap and ride. They can use other payment methods too.

When New York's Metropolitan Transit Authority begins rolling out its new, tap-and-go replacement for the subway's MetroCard system next week, Google will be going along for the ride.

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In a blog post Thursday, Google said the OMNY payment system will be compatible with Google Pay for paying fares using supported phones and Google Assistant for real-time transit directions.

The support launches May 31, when the MTA publicly launches the OMNY payment system for select 4, 5 and 6 subway trains between Grand Central and Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center and for Staten Island buses.

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To be clear, you don't need Google Pay to...
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