MTA’s New Fare Payment OMNY Launches Friday Amid Questions About Data Security & Durability

(Stephen Nessen / Gothamist / WNYC) On Friday at noon, the MTA says OMNY readers will go live at 16 stations along the 4,5, and 6 line from Grand Central Terminal to Barclays Center in Brooklyn, signalling the official beginning of the end of the MetroCard.