MTA spokesperson: Deal near to save student MetroCards

An MTA spokesperson says a deal is in the works to save student MetroCards. The spokesperson says the deal is being negotiated between the MTA,

BROOKLYN - An MTA spokesperson says a deal is in the works to save student MetroCards. The spokesperson says the deal is being negotiated between the MTA, Gov. David Paterson (D-N.Y.) and the state Legislature. The MTA said it needed to get rid of the free cards to close an $800-million budget gap. The move prompted protests from students across the city.

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