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Limited edition MetroCard for Super Bowl

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MYFOXNY.COM/AP - Officials from the New York area's public transportation agencies are discussing their plans for the first Super Bowl to be played outdoors in a cold-weather locale.

Representatives from the MTA, New Jersey Transit, PATH and Amtrak held a news conference Monday at the Secaucus Junction rail station where they announced there will be a limited edition MetroCard.

Organizers are calling February's Super Bowl at MetLife Stadium the first "public transportation" Super Bowl.

They're hoping fans with tickets and those who travel to the area just to take part in the Super Bowl buzz will use trains and buses instead of driving.

NJ Transit has expanded platforms at the Secaucus station to accommodate longer trains for the big game. Officials have also previously discussed offering transit passes that will allow fans to use one ticket on different rail lines.

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