Category Archives: Biking

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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New Bikeshare Dock Added At Princeton Shopping Center

Short-term bike rental has arrived in the town of Princeton with the addition of a new bikeshare station next to McCaffrey’s supermarket at the Princeton Shopping Center. The new station features Zagster bikeshare cycles, the same as those found at the bikeshare … Continue reading

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Town of Princeton Reveals Draft Bicycle Circulation Plan

A map of proposed facilities for bicyclists in Princeton has been released. The draft map was drawn up by consultants funded by a grant awarded to the town by the New Jersey Department of Transportation. It proposes a network of bike … Continue reading

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Princeton U. Eclipses Yale With Big Bikeshare Expansion

In the Ivy League Bikeshare Battle, Princeton has taken the lead against Yale University with a significant increase in available rental bikes. The local ‘Zagster’ bikeshare program, which we profiled at its launch in 2014, saw a big expansion March 21, as … Continue reading

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NJ Bike-Walk Summit Comes To Town On Saturday, Mayor Lempert Among Speakers

This Saturday, the annual NJ Bike-Walk Summit will take place in the Friend Center at Princeton University. This is a new thing – in recent years the Summit has usually taken place in New Brunswick. Delegates from around the State … Continue reading

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Princeton Bike Study Could Fix President Eisgruber’s Commute To Work

Consultants working to create a new bicycle circulation plan for the town of Princeton should also consider a very important stakeholder: Princeton University President Christopher Eisgruber. Eisgruber was the subject of international press attention in recent months after his sensitive response when his … Continue reading

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