Part of the
Manhattan skyline lies in the distant haze across the Hudson in this view taken from the front of a
Bayonne-bound train. This portion of the line, which travels through a
rapidly redeveloping part of Jersey City, was opened in 2002.
A couple of decades ago It would have been very difficult to predict either that
viewing any vista of Manhattan would ever be possible from modern-day light rail,
or that Jersey City would become a "destination" and
would have its