Monthly Archives: January 2014

Snow Makes A Princeton Commute By Rail Seem Much More Attractive

Yikes! Did everybody get home OK last night? That snow (sorry- ‘polar vortex’ will not be used around here as a synonym for normal winter weather) caused total cha0s yesterday, as car commuters got stuck in miles of jams. After … Continue reading

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Are Princeton’s Schools ‘Full To Bursting’? What Is To Be Done?

Are Princeton’s schools too crowded? Some local residents are complaining that classrooms are too full, and that Princeton therefore cannot accommodate any more families with kids. Further expansion in the school system is also argued to be unaffordable because of … Continue reading

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Walking Together

It’s MLK Day, Princeton. Click here and go make it special. Got to work? At least read this. Check out this great video of the “I have a dream” speech, posted at Planet Princeton.

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FreshDirect Now Offering Car-Free Groceries In Princeton

Whereas grocery shopping is regularly touted as a key reason for owning a car, we noted last year that there are many ways to get groceries home without driving. One of the ways we suggested was to take advantage of … Continue reading

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Princeton Carbon Footprint Confirms Sustainability Benefits Of Walkable Homes

An amazing new tool from the University of Berkeley, California has estimated carbon emissions from every zipcode area in the United States. The goal is to provide information to local government about how they can target efforts to reduce the … Continue reading

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Princeton To Get New Café On Nassau Street

If you like drinking coffee in Princeton, you are already pretty spoiled with Small World and Rojo’s Roastery, but your options are about to get even better! A new café looks set to open on Nassau Street, in Princeton’s walkable … Continue reading

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What To Do About Smashed ‘Stop For Pedestrians’ Pylon In Downtown Princeton?

Last year, Princeton installed new ‘Stop For Pedestrians’ signs on Chambers Street, just off Palmer Square in the historic downtown area. The signs were added at the request of a neighbor, who observed that car traffic tended to exceed the … Continue reading

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