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Ten Predictions For Princeton in 2020!

It’s that time of year for some guesses about what is likely to be in the news in Princeton in the next 12 months! It’s tough to make predictions, especially about the future, and in Princeton things often happen more … Continue reading

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Revised Princeton Affordable Housing Plan Envisages Over 700 New Homes

The town of Princeton has released its new affordable housing plan (link here). The plan envisages over 700 new units of housing, which must be in development by 2025, to comply with state housing laws.

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Town Of Princeton On Brink Of New Affordable Housing Settlement

A deal to settle the town of Princeton’s requirement for state-mandated affordable housing is expected to be finalized in the next few days. That’s what the town of Princeton’s attorney, Kevin Van Hise, told Judge Mary Jacobson at a hearing … Continue reading

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How Transit Could Guide Future Housing Construction in Princeton and New Jersey

The question of where Princeton will add new affordable housing looks set to be answered in the coming weeks, with the town’s attorney describing negotiations on a housing settlement as “in the final stretch“. The addition of new affordable housing … Continue reading

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Measuring Traffic Delay From the Alexander Street Bridge Closure

For several months, Princeton elected officials, business leaders, police and local media have been warning about what is assumed will be a minor disaster: the closure of Alexander Street to allow replacement of defunct bridges over the Stony Brook and … Continue reading

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Planning Board To Vote On New Princeton Univ. Residential Colleges

The Princeton Planning Board will meet on Thursday night (October 17) to discuss what is likely to be one of the largest developments in town in the coming decade. Princeton University is proposing to build two new residential colleges, to … Continue reading

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Bikeshare Dock Removed From Princeton Town Hall After Funding Cut

The bikeshare dock next to Community Park Pool at Princeton Town Hall has been removed. The dock previously held six ‘Zagster’ bicycles, which were available for borrowing by members of the local bikeshare program, which was set up in November … Continue reading

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On-Demand Transit Could Help Riders Reach Princeton ‘Dinky’ Train

‘Princeton Future’ is hosting a community discussion “Changing The Way We Get Around” at Princeton Public Library this  Saturday (Sep 26) and it has been getting quite a lot of attention in local media.  A group of Princeton University students, … Continue reading

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Renting in Princeton: How Much Should You Expect To Pay in 2019?

With a new school year starting, many people will be moving to Princeton. How much should you expect to pay for apartment rentals? We took a look through the listings to try to find out what the going rate is … Continue reading

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Consultants Recommend Intersection Design Changes To Speed Traffic at Cherry Hill Rd and US-206 in Princeton

Earlier this year, the town of Princeton closed part of Terhune Road to provide space for a parking lot for a new PFARS ambulance station. The town did not have a workable traffic management plan in place at the time … Continue reading

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