TransForm TransForay: Movie Night: Documentary “Taken for a Ride”

"We’ll watch the excellent documentary "Taken for a Ride", which tells the heartbreaking story of how public transportation was systematically dismantled in the mid-1900’s. (Warning: you may cry when you see streetcars being torched.)Then we’ll lighten things up with some hilarious clips from the 1950’s promoting the suburbs and imagining life "in the future". 

Viewing will run from 6-7:30, with attendees invited to stay and chat
until 8pm."


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