Auto-Free New York: Strategies for Reducing Car Use in Manhattan

A meeting of Auto-Free New York entitled "Strategies for Reducing Car Use in Manhattan" and featuring Megan Shane, Deputy Policy Director for Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer.

Presented by the Institute for Rational Urban Mobility.

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