Auto-Free New York Rides the Rails

Tuesday, August 22, 2006
6 to 8 pm
Meet at Hoboken Terminal, Main Concourse, promptly at 6pm.
Take PATH, bus or ferry to Hoboken Terminal.

A visit the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail Line

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