8. Grand Central Centennial MetroCard
In honor of Grand Central Terminal turning 100-years-old, a host of activities took place on February 1st, 2013, during the Grand Central Centennial. All day festivities included exhibits, special offers, performances, photo opportunities and speeches from notable speakers.
In honor of the transit hub’s legacy, a series of limited edition MetroCards were also available for purchase at Grand Central vending machines or booths, in addition to the New York Transit Museum gift shops. The series featured one of four images: the terminal’s Main Concourse, its Information Booth Clock, an image from Nick Cave’s HeardNY or the grand sculpture of Mercury.