With his congestion pricing plan dead for now, Mayor Bloomberg said Friday he'd support putting tolls on the bridges into Manhattan.
"Tolling the bridges actually makes a lot of sense," the mayor told a caller on his WOR-AM radio show. "It's easier to do. It is bigger. It includes upper Manhattan."
A commission last year said $4 tolls on every free crossing into Manhattan could raise $859 million. It is one option likely to be considered by a special panel studying how to raise money for the cash-strapped MTA.
With congestion pricing out, Mayor Bloomberg likes tolls on bridges