On April 16, Governor Cuomo extended the “Stay-At-Home” order for all New York State citizens through May 15. As a result, we cancelled our May meeting at the Roosevelt Hotel and are conducting it online with Zoom. Instructions follow below.
Our May show will be hosted online by long-time ERA member, board member and editor-in-chief of the Bulletin, Jeff Erlitz. Jeff’s Zoom presentation is about the ERA’s nine-day tour of Poland in 2006. Attendees visited 10 of the 14 cities with tramway operations: Bydgoszcz, Gdansk, Elblag, Grudziadz, Katowice, Krakow, Lodz, Poznan, Torun and Warsaw. In addition, the group took a trackless trolley tour of Gdynia. On the final day of the visit, a small group of attendees took a mini-tour of Wroclaw as we had to change trains there and had a couple of hours to lay over. This program begins at 7:30 PM and is not to be missed!
Zoom works on PCs, Macs, iPhones, iPads and Android phones. Click the web page link below for PCs and Macs. Your PC must have Windows 7 or later and functioning speakers. For mobile devices, download and install the free Zoom app from the App Store or Google Play.
To join the Zoom meeting, click on this link:
You may be asked to “Join Zoom Video” and “Join Zoom Audio.”
To each question, click affirmative and you’re in!
If you’re using the Zoom app, below is the meeting ID and password:
Meeting ID: 381 430 3209
If you have any problems, email Bob Newhouser, or on the night of the meeting call or text Bob at 917-482-4235. On the night of the program, Bob’s time to assist you may be limited, so our apologies in advance if we have to move on. Most first time Zoom users are able to get on with little or no difficulty.