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New York subway maps go high-tech and touch screen

Let's get on the go

Regular or fancy commuter trains

Head to a popular place

A massive touch screen

See where you are

Choose your route

Stay in the loop

Directions in detail

Ready to go

Posted at certain locations within the 42nd Street Grand Central subway platform, the MTA's new interactive map kiosks offer smart directions to strap-hangers.
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The New York MTA calls these new kiosks "On The Go Travel Stations."
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The On The Go kiosks offer info for regular subway and fancier Metro North commuter trains.
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You can navigate directly to a popular point of interest.
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Riders use their fingers to drag the map around and zoom into places they want to go.
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The kiosks tell you where you are and help direct you to your destination.
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If you don't like the route the kiosk suggests, choose another one.
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The interactive maps will also display service changes and alerts in case of a delay -- which, of course, never happens, right?
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You can also see a play-by-play of your route and how long it should take.
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After consulting the On The Go Travel Station, it's time get moving.
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