The 2nd Walkable Princeton Happy Hour – Alchemist & Barrister – Thu August 1

Our second ever Meet-Up will be Aug 1, 2013, at the 'Alchemist & Barrister' in downtown Princeton. (Click to expand.)

Our second ever Meet-Up will be Aug 1, 2013, at the ‘Alchemist & Barrister’ in downtown Princeton. (Click to expand.)

What would it take to make Princeton a town where people can live and work without being dependent on motor vehicles? Can we provide affordable housing for our workforce while keeping the historic character of Princeton? What infrastructure improvements are necessary to allow more people to use active transportation – and how can we get those improvements? These are the questions that motivate ‘Walkable Princeton’, and if they interest you too, why not consider getting together with us at our next meet-up on Thursday, August 1?

Our last happy hour was struck by a sudden tempest, which put paid to our plans for a relaxed outdoor setting at the Clocktower Cabana. This time, we are getting together in a Princeton institution, which also happens to feature a large amount of indoor space in case of inclement weather.

  • Date: Thursday, August 1
  • Time: 7 pm – 9.30 pm/as long as people are around!
  • Place: Alchemist and Barrister, 28 Witherspoon Street, Princeton and see scroll-able Google map below:
  • Parking: There are meters in downtown area, they cost $1.25 per hour, and do not have to be fed after 8:00pm. There is a metered municipal lot nearby on Spring St. There are two parking garages on Palmer Square, one on Chamber St., the other on Hulfish St.
  • Walkable: yes
  • Bikeable: yes, and a dedicated bike parking area is directly across the street
  • Transit: NJ Transit bus stop at Nassau & Witherspoon St: #605 (Montgomery – Quaker Bridge)#606 (Princeton, L-ville, Hamilton) and #655 (Princeton – Plainsboro)FreeB Commuter (around Princeton, last bus departs Princeton library in direction of Harrison St/ Princeton Shopping Center at 8.28 p.m.). Suburban Transit 100 line and Megabus direct bus link to NYC. Princeton University TigerPaWW shuttle service to Princeton Junction.
  • Who’s invited: everybody!
  • Final details: When you get inside the bar, look for the sign with our Walkable Princeton logo.
  • More information? Email: and we will answer any of your questions!

No RSVP needed, but let us know if you think you might come, and feel free to leave a comment with your ideas for what the priorities should be for making Princeton more walkable!

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