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The curious case of MTA Fare and birth of "MTABonus"

Finally yesterday my 11th Firefox OS App got published in the marketplace. With a salt of surprise as well. Instead of taking weeks to get approved it took only a day to get approved. But then again I am not complaining, I get lucky like this time to times (but why didn't I get this lucky for the DVLUP submission.....but that's a story for some other day) and quite a lot of time hit roadblocks too.
So without further ado this is finally how the "App" managed to look like

History: When I arrived New York almost three months back apart from the amazing city what amazed and delighted me was the transportation. Unlike most cities in United States New York City (there is a reason for that italics) has a very comprehensive and functional Public Transport system. And one that people use extensively. The famous NYC Metro and the Buses are run by the Metro Transport Authority. The idea is you buy a "MetroCard" and refill it (or have unlimited monthly/weekly ride) wi…