What took so long?

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The New York Mets will once again give its fans a glimpse into Taiwanese culture. The 10th annual Taiwan Heritage Night, presented by the Taiwan Tourism Bureau, will take place at Citi Field when the Mets host the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday, Aug. 31. starting 6 p.m.

So, after waiting . . . and waiting . . . and waiting . . . in line for gas, Mayor Michael Bloomberg finally heard our pleas and decided to institute the odd/even method.

And guess what? It seems to have worked.

Over the weekend lines were shorter, motorists were able to top off their tanks, and most of all, drivers were happier.

Only one question remains – what took so long?

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie implemented rationing right after Superstorm Sandy, and filling up in the Garden State went much more smoothly.

So let’s make this a lesson learned – next time, if there is a next time – follow the leader.