New York City’s Metropolitan Transit Authority and Spotify are giving the city’s public transportation users the opportunity to adorn their subway cards with the instantly-recognizable face of one of the most influential and respected artists in music.
Specifically, David Bowie is the latest famous talent to receive his own MetroCard. Manhattan’s Broadway-Lafayette subway station has also been reworked to pay tribute to the Heroes legend. You can take a look at the David Bowie subway cards — rounded up by Stereogum — below.
Last year, Supreme MetroCards caused some serious mayhem on the New York subway. There’s also some other unique streetwear-themed transportation passes to check out.
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