Monthly Archives: April 2016

The Sights And The Scenery Of The Upcoming Princeton ‘Jane Jacobs Walk’

On Saturday, May 7, the Walkable Princeton team will be leading the first-ever Princeton ‘Jane Jacobs Walk! The even commemorates the 100th anniversary of the birth of the legendary urban advocate. It’s not so much a tour as a ‘walking … Continue reading

Posted in Complete Streets, Events, People, Placemaking, planning, Princeton, Sustainability | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Edgerstoune Road Neighbors Divided Over Possible Sidewalk

How best to make Edgerstoune Road a safe street? That question has been concerning neighbors, who have held several meetings with Princeton municipal staff, and engaged in a vigorous online debate that has now involved Mayor Liz Lempert as well. After some discussion, … Continue reading

Posted in Complete Streets, People, Princeton, Walking | Tagged , | Leave a comment

The Jane Jacobs Approach To Exploring Princeton

May 7 will mark the first Princeton ‘Jane Jacobs Walk’. Starting at Small World East (244 Nassau Street), we will be exploring Princeton’s East Nassau neighborhood. The tradition of the Jane Jacobs Walk began in Toronto, Canada, where Jane moved in … Continue reading

Posted in People, Placemaking, planning, Princeton, Walking | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Nassau Street Sidewalks Blocked By Unannounced Construction

Pedestrians on Nassau Street got a surprise this week. The sidewalks on both sides of the road were dug up, blocking access to walkers. The affected area was in and around the intersection with Scott Lane / Wilton Street. Pedestrians could … Continue reading

Posted in Complete Streets, Princeton, Walking | Leave a comment

Time For Town Of Princeton To Stop Funding Opposition to Affordable Housing

The question of affordable housing continues to rattle around local Council Halls, after last year’s decision to give courts the power to set municipal affordable housing obligations. Some estimates suggested that NJ towns would have to allow a lot more … Continue reading

Posted in Affordability, planning | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Announcing The First Walkable Princeton ‘Jane Jacobs Walk’ – May 7

On May 7 this year, mark your calendar for the first Princeton ‘Jane Jacobs Walk’!  We are teaming up with the national ‘Jane Jacobs Walk’ organization to encourage local residents to come together to talk about what we love about Princeton, … Continue reading

Posted in Community, Complete Streets, Princeton, Walking | Tagged , , | Leave a comment