Up to 4 people can ride together on a single Pay-Per-Ride MetroCard. If multiple people are riding together on the same MetroCard the first person can swipe the card through the necessary number of times and other riders can walk through the turnstile following them.
In this regard, where can I get a MetroCard?
In New York City, the MetroCard can be purchased at any MTA Metro-North Railroad station ticket vending machine or staffed ticket window. MetroCard can also be purchased from MetroCard vending machines or staffed sales booths in New York City subway stations.
Can you use the MetroCard on the bus?
If you pay your fare with MetroCard, you may transfer free from local bus-to-subway, subway-to-local bus or local bus-to-local bus within two hours of the time you paid your fare. Please note that you cannot use an Unlimited Ride MetroCard on Express buses, unless you purchase a 7-day Express Bus Plus MetroCard.
Do MetroCards work on the bus?
Pay-Per-Ride MetroCard is accepted on MTA New York City Transit subways, local buses, and express buses. And: MTA Staten Island Railway. MTA Bus Company.