Category Archives: Alternative Transportation

Run The Princeton Dinky Train To Trenton

NJ Transit is reportedly considering options for upgrading service on the ‘Dinky’ rail line, which currently runs 2.7 miles from Princeton rail station on Alexander Street, to the main line station at Princeton Junction, in West Windsor. The study will … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Mercer County Planners Reveal Options for Bicycle Facilities on Princeton Roads

At a meeting at Princeton University’s Fields Center last week, planners from Mercer County presented their draft Bicycle Master Plan. The meeting was intended to get public input and explain the various different types of bicycle facility that the County … Continue reading

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University: Princeton Bikeshare Program Used 673 Times Per Week

In late 2014, Princeton University launched a shared bike program, which allows members to borrow a bicycle for a short time to cycle around town. The program uses bikes provided by Zagster, a company that operates bikeshare programs around the … Continue reading

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