Second Avenue Subway Task Force Meeting

Second Avenue Subway Task Force meeting sponsored by Manhattan Community Board 8.

Discussion: Residential real estate issues related to the proposed Second Avenue Subway. [Ed note: One of Spitzer’s transportation priorities.]

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