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first_imgMonmouth Park and NJ Transit have combined forces in an effort to encourage fans to use public transportation to the racetrack during Breeders’ Cup Week, Oct. 24-27. Passes for all or part of the week, good on most NJ Transit rail, bus and light rail routes, are available on the Monmouth Park website,, in the Online Store. NJ Transit has scheduled expanded service to the racetrack for Breeders’ Cup Week. The special service on the North Jersey Coast Line includes hourly departures and arrivals at the Monmouth Park train station all four days. On Saturday, Oct. 27, NJ Transit will operate two additional trains during the morning from New York to Monmouth Park, and two additional trains after the races from Monmouth to New York. There are five passes available. The four-day pass, which is valid on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday of Breeders’ Cup Week, is priced at $50. The three-day pass, good Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, is $40, and the two-day pass for Friday and Saturday, is $30. Racing fans from outside the United States must e-mail Sophia Mangalee in the Monmouth Park Marketing Department to purchase NJ Transit passes. The e-mail address is [email protected] NJ Transit train, bus and light rail schedules to Monmouth Park are available on the NJ Transit Web site at The Monmouth Park station on NJ Transit’s North Jersey Coast Line is located on Port Au Peck Avenue. A new gate into the racetrack will be available across the street from the train station. Information on admission, parking and transportation during the entire Breeders’ Cup Week is available on the Breeders’ Cup website,, under the Race Day Information tab.last_img read more

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first_imgAll is going well. You arrived at the airport on time, shot through security and now you’ve boarded the plane and found your seat. You stash your bag into the overhead locker and get comfortable. Then you see them. The dad clutching the screaming baby. The “big boned” lady wobbling her way up the aisle. The hyper active children. And they’re heading you way. Your flight to paradise is about to become a 21 hour journey of hell.So who really are the worst people to sit next to on a plane? VOTE NOW!<a href=”” alt=”last_img” />