New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority should use some of its unexpected $1.9 billion in revenue to mitigate fare and toll increases, according to state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli.

“While the MTA still faces budget risks, the July plan reveals that the MTA’s financial outlook is much improved compared [with] just seven months ago,” DiNapoli said in an analysis released Friday. “The MTA still faces challenges, perhaps none greater than funding its next capital program, but reducing the size of planned fare and toll increases should also be considered.”

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