It’s not clear what effect, if any, this would have on the actual outcome of the mayor’s push to enact congestion pricing, but as it turns out, Barack Obama supports the mayor’s plan to reduce traffic.
Bloomberg introduced Obama before the senator’s speech at Cooper Union this morning, fueling rumors of a formal endorsement or even a joint ticket. (So far, there have been no real signs of either.)
A reader sent over this brief transcript of a news clip that aired on WNYC a little while ago:
UPDATE: Here is an audio clip of that WNYC excerpt above.