WASHINGTON (WJZ) — A heads up if you take the Metro, you may need to get a new SmarTrip card.
That’s because its getting a new payment system that won’t link up with some of the old cards.READ MORE: The Fight For Cruelty-Free Cosmetics: Maryland Will Be 5th State To Ban Testing Makeup On Animals
Metro said the best way to tell if you need to replace your card is to check the serial number on the back. All newer SmarTrip cards begin with the serial number “0167.”READ MORE: Johns Hopkins University Helping India Fight Covid Surge
If yours doesn’t, it will need to be replaced. Here’s how you can get that done.
Metro said it could impact as many as 400,000 people. The rollout of the new technology is scheduled to begin sometime in June and will continue over the year.MORE NEWS: Driver Sought In Fatal Hit-And-Run Crash That Killed Lakisha Furnanders