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Bloomberg Open to Re-Instating Commuter Tax

Monday, December 17, 2007

The congestion pricing commission meets again this afternoon, and one of the alternative ideas that's been touted by its chairman, Marc Shaw, is a re-instatement of the commuter tax. And that's fine by Mayor Bloomberg.

BLOOMBERG: You know, I saw somebody, Bring back the commuter tax. Well, call Albany. Everybody was in favor of the commuter tax. My predecessor campaigned hard to keep it. I would love to get it back. Everybody thinks it's a good idea, unless you live outside the city.

REPORTER: The commission has been asked to consider any ideas that would reduce traffic, including congestion pricing, but that idea has been facing stiff opposition from lawmakers

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