That is one of the stupider things I’ve ever heard said,” Mr. Bloomberg said with vigor at a Crain’s New York Business Breakfast Forum, referring to an objection raised by Congressman Anthony D. Weiner that the plan could lead to reduced federal transportation aid. “Are you kidding? It’s insanity.”
In response, Mr. Weiner, a Democratic mayoral candidate in 2009, said he was “interested in solutions, not name calling,” noting his concern that the Bush administration would leave New Yorkers with the “short end of the stick.”
Governor Is Another Obstacle for the Mayor’s Congestion Pricing Plan
Meanwhile, the feds have revealed that the deadline for the city and state to approve congestion pricing is a week later.
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