The NYC subway is finally getting mobile payments. Here’s what it means for the US

New York( CNN Business) Tapping your phone to make a payment is slowly gaining popularity in the United Position — and now some public transport system are trying out the technology to make it quicker for customers to purchase fares.

The brand-new piece simply works at select stops on the 4, 5, and 6 subway positions between Manhattan and Brooklyn, as well as on any Staten Island bus. The gradual rollout will be completed by sometime 2020, according to the MTA and Apple.