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Subway Token
Episode 105th July 2023 • Undiscarded: Stories of New York • CitizenRacecar & The City Reliquary
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This week on "Undiscarded," join Tania and The Reliquary's Director of Outreach & Programming, Jacob Ford, as they uncover the history of the subway token and the transition into the digital realm. Discover the "SJD" token (which were the initials of one, Sylvester J. Dobosz), how these small, metallic discs transformed public transportation, and how the development of digital payment methods impact us today. From the challenges of digital hesitancy to the design choices at each step of the transit journey, dive into the intricacies of navigating a rapidly evolving transportation landscape.

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