Category Archives: Alternative Transportation

Mayor’s Bike Ride in Princeton: Photos

On Sunday, the “Mayor’s Bike Ride” took place in Princeton. About 70 riders defied rode from Community Park South to Mountain Lakes Park along with Princeton Mayor Liz Lempert. Advertisements

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Where In Princeton Is Near Transit?

Where in Princeton can you live most easily without a car? Part of the answer lies in transit availability. Princeton has four local transit services: our NJ Transit bus lines (the #605 and #606), Princeton University’s TigerTransit shuttle bus routes, … Continue reading

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Bus Rapid Transit Comes To US-1 But Not (Yet) In Princeton

New Jersey Department of Transport (NJDOT) recently allowed cars to drive on shoulder lanes on part of US-1, a key highway in Central New Jersey which runs past Princeton and connects local towns like West Windsor, Plainsboro and South Brunswick. … Continue reading

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The High Cost Of New York/NJ Transit Projects: Some Possible Explanations

New Jersey commuters to New York city are currently suffering through what NY State Governor Andrew Cuomo called a ‘Summer of Hell‘. Emergency maintenance on tracks around New York Penn Station has resulted in service cuts and packed trains. In … Continue reading

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Fixing Princeton’s Parking Problems In Three Easy Steps

The town of Princeton is holding a public meeting tonight (June 14) to discuss parking. The meeting is the latest in a series of discussions led by consultants hired by the town to evaluate issues relating to parking. These issues … Continue reading

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Why I Don’t Live In Trenton

The short answer is “white privilege”. I can afford Princeton, and Princeton is pretty awesome. But as an urbanist, I actually *want* to live in Trenton. It’s affordable, diverse, has a real sense of character and history, and great transit … Continue reading

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Princeton Planning Board To Consider Draft Bike Master Plan – Key Details Are Missing

On Thursday, March 16, the Princeton Planning Board will hold a work session to discuss a  ‘bike master plan’. The plan has been under development for several years, and is intended to create a safe network of routes to allow … Continue reading

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