Monthly Archives: June 2015

Traffic Study Shows 3 Out Of Every 4 Drivers Are Speeding On Princeton’s Valley Road

3 out of every 4 drivers on Valley Road in Princeton speeds. That’s the shocking result of a traffic study commissioned by the Princeton Engineering Department, which was released as part of a recent community meeting.

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Princeton Cancels Planned Traffic Calming, ‘Complete Streets’ Initiatives On Prospect Ave

Following a meeting with neighbors, Princeton municipal officials have indicated that a proposal to add traffic calming measures on Prospect Avenue will no longer go ahead.

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New NJ Gas Pipelines Should Serve As Walk-Bike Trails

Gas pipelines are big news in New Jersey right now, around Princeton, and in surounding communities. Apparently stimulated by a glut of fracked gas from western Pennsylvania, various companies are rushing to find new ways to bring their product to … Continue reading

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New Report Names Thirteen Suitable Sites For Affordable Housing In Princeton

Disused firehouses, the old PFARS station, and several parking lotsĀ are among the sites identified as suitableĀ for new affordable housing in Princeton, according to a report from a task force chaired by Council President Bernie Miller. The task force was set … Continue reading

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Friends Of Herrentown Woods Trail Map Now Available

The Friends Of Herrentown Woods, a 501(c)3 non-profit that works to maintain and improve Princeton’s Herrentown Woods, has published a paper map of trails in the forest. The map was prepared following extensive work by the ‘Friends’ in the last … Continue reading

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The Progressive / Liberal Case for Building Much More Housing In Princeton

Can Princeton Democrats take responsibility for adding new housing in Princeton? Based on a letter in last week’s ‘Packet’, it seems that the tide may be shifting toward a realization that more housing is necessary and even desirable. The letter, … Continue reading

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Princeton Council Poised To Adopt New Overnight Parking Restrictions

Princeton Council looks set to adopt new restrictions on overnight parking in town. A vote has been scheduled for Monday night, June 8, to decide how much of the town will be subject to a ban on overnight parking.

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Fifteen Central Jersey Walkable Places Near Princeton

Looking for a walkable place to live near Princeton? Terrified about getting trapped in the notorious Jersey sprawl? You’ve come to the right place. Here are fifteen places, near Princeton, where you can easily walk to stores and restaurants. No … Continue reading

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