MetroCards going green

The MTA is proposing to go green and charge a fee every time straphangers purchase a new MetroCard.In the 2013 budget proposal, the transit authority

BROOKLYN - The MTA is proposing to go green and charge a fee every time straphangers purchase a new MetroCard.

In the 2013 budget proposal, the transit authority plans to charge a $1 fee for new cards.

The MTA hopes it will cut down on the amount of littered MetroCards and add an extra $2 million to the budget.

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