Bloomberg on M.T.A.: I’ll Be More Helpful Than I Look

Michael Bloomberg said the best way he can push state lawmakers to permanently fund the M.T.A. is to do it “outside the glare of the camera.”
During the mayor’s Q&A today after an event in Washington Heights, he was asked about a story in today’s New York Times that reported Bloomberg hasn’t been willing to reach out to state lawmakers—specifically Republican state senators—to pass legislation to fund the troubled agency. (Bloomberg, in the past, has been a generous donor to the Senate G.O.P.)
“I did work very hard to get Democratic votes for congestion pricing and I’ll work very hard to get Republican votes for the current plan.

Bloomberg on M.T.A.: I’ll Be More Helpful Than I Look