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- NJ Speaker's Property Tax Plan is Generational Warfare
- Princeton Planning Board Approves 125-unit 'The Alice' Apartment Development On Terhune Road
- Electric-Scooter Rental Program Arrives on the Streets of New Brunswick
- Princeton School District Considering Shift Away From Neighborhood Elementary Schools Model
- Renderings of Proposed 20 Nassau Street Hotel in Downtown Princeton
Monthly Archives: February 2015
Should Princeton U. Students Live Off-Campus?
Should Princeton University undergraduates have an off-campus housing experience? That question is raised in a great piece by Steve Swanson in ‘The Daily Princetonian’ (‘Temporary Utopia’, read the full article here). Potentially, living in non-college housing would offer students a chance … Continue reading
Posted in Affordability, Community, Princeton Tagged housing, Princeton, student politics 1 Comment
Will Princeton Build Bike Lanes? And If So, Where?
An interesting debate is underway in Princeton about whether the town should add bike lanes. Around a dozen people showed up to Council in January to support the introduction of an ordinance to repurpose on-street parking for bike lanes on part … Continue reading
Should Princeton Save Or Tear Down This Historic Home?
It has period features, elegant styling, and is a short walk to Palmer Square, with all the attractions of downtown Princeton. This historic home, next to a park, has housed generations of Princeton residents in its cozy interior. It may … Continue reading
Posted in Princeton, Real estate Tagged historic preservation, parks and recreation, Princeton 1 Comment
Would You Let Your Kids Walk One Mile By Themselves In Princeton?
How would you feel about letting your children walk a mile around Princeton by themselves? Do you think it’s the sort of thing that would warrant Child Protective Services coming and threatening to take your kids?
Posted in Complete Streets, Walking Tagged road safety, Walkability, Walking 1 Comment
Can A Restaurant Near Princeton Exist Without A Parking Lot?
If you’re ever in Hopewell Borough, a few miles outside of Princeton, you might happen upon this little neighborhood gem- Sweetgrass Restaurant, which opened last year at 9 East Broad Street.
Posted in Downtown Vibrancy, Local, Placemaking, The Parking Question Tagged hopewell, New Jersey, Parking, Princeton Leave a comment
Princeton Has Ten ‘Functionally Obsolete’ or ‘Structurally Deficient’ Bridges
The dreadful state of New Jersey’s infrastructure was brought into renewed focus in January, when the NJ Department of Transportation issued an emergency close order on a road bridge on Amwell Road in Franklin Township. The bridge, which is 12 … Continue reading
Posted in Princeton, Traffic Tagged gas tax, New Jersey, NJDOT, Princeton, Transportation 1 Comment
Franklin Park Named On List Of “Most Affordable NJ Towns”
Last week NJ.com published a list of ‘most affordable’ places to live in New Jersey. The list included 10 towns that had the most affordable property, taking into account mortgage payments and property taxes as a proportion of household income. Only … Continue reading
Posted in Affordability, Local, Sustainability, Traffic Tagged affordability, Affordable housing, New Jersey, Walkability 1 Comment