Like Governor Paterson, Mayor Bloomberg expressed his dismay over the MTA's plans to raise subway and bus fares next year. He gave his usual spirited (and sort of annoyed) thoughts to reporters yesterday, and the Observer's Azi Paybarah took this video, that includes Bloomberg's proclamations the city can't afford to give the MTA any money (the city gives the state $12 billion each year and doesn't get much in return) and that the MTA isn't being run well. Hey, Mayor Bloomberg--why don't you buy out the MTA and privatize it? That could be your big philanthropic endeavor!
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