David Bowie Subway Cards Available to NYC Commuters
David Bowie is getting his own Metro Card.
Subway riders can grab a pre-paid plastic homage to the Thin White Duke at two New York City subway stations: at Broadway-Lafayette and Bleecker St. The cards will be randomly dispensed at booths and vending machines. Each card costs a minimum of $6.50–or two subway rides in the city.
Bowie at the beginning, Ziggy Stardust, Aladdin Sane, the Thin White Duke, and Bowie as a clown from 1980’s “Ashes to Ashes” video. 250,000 cards will be distributed.
The cards arrive just in time to promote the new, David Bowie Is exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum.
Check out a video about the touring exhibit below: