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Press Release
August 12, 1999
Use Mass Transit to See the Dalai Lama

The Dalai Lama's public talk in Central Park on Sunday is expected to draw thousands, and the MTA recommends using public transportation to get to the event.

The closest subways are the No. 6 to 96th Street and Lexington Avenue, the C to 96th Street and Central Park West, or the Nos. 1, 2, or 3 to 96th Street and Broadway. For subway and bus travel information, call (718) 330-1234.

For MTA Metro-North Railroad travel information within New York City, call (212) 532-4900, and from all other areas call (800) METRO-INFO.

For MTA Long Island Rail Road travel information from within New York City, call (718) 217-LIRR. For travel information from Nassau County, call (516) 822-5477, or from Suffolk County call (516) 231-5477. MTA Long Island Bus travel information is available by calling (516) 766-6722.