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How To Make Valley Road A ‘Complete Street’ That Works For Everybody

Princeton’s engineers held a public meeting last week to discuss planned upgrades to sanitary sewers and storm drains on Valley Road. As Princeton’s ‘Complete Streets’ policy calls for roads to be designed with all users in mind, the engineers also discussed opportunities … Continue reading

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Join us April 1 For A ‘National Walking Day’ Stroll In Central Princeton!

We are hosting a recreational walk on the morning of Wednesday April 1 in honor of ‘National Walking Day‘! The annual celebration of walking is designated by the American Heart Association, and is now in its ninth year. To get … Continue reading

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Princeton Environmental Film Festival Highlights To Include Movie About Walkability

The ninth Princeton Environmental Film Festival is just about to start up, and as usual, promises some great shows for local residents who are interested in sustainability issues. This year’s program starts Friday night, March 13, at 7 p.m. with ‘Climate … Continue reading

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Next ‘Walkable Princeton’ Meet-Up Is Next Thursday, January 15, At The Tap Room

It’s been a long time since we last got together with Walkable Princeton readers, so next Thursday, we’re going to have another meet-up! We’re going back to Yankee Doodle Tap room in the heart of walkable downtown Princeton to talk about ways to … Continue reading

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Six Surprising Facts From Princeton Future’s Princeton Profile 2014

Last Saturday, Princeton Future hosted a community meeting at Princeton Public Library. Ralph Widner presented an analysis of publicly-available data on the demographics of Princeton, including information on socioeconomic background, transportation and housing. You can read a handout that summarizes the … Continue reading

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Today’s Princeton v AvalonBay Court Case – Bad News For The Town

Thanks to Philip Curran at the Princeton Packet for getting the story. Princeton and AvalonBay were back in court today to sort out their disagreements regarding the developers agreement for redevelopment of the old Princeton hospital.

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Princeton Back In Court Against AvalonBay Today at 11 a.m.

Princeton municipal representatives are due in court this morning for the latest legal battle over redevelopment of the old Princeton Hospital Site on Witherspoon Street. The site was purchased by developer AvalonBay earlier this year with a view to building … Continue reading

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Princeton Environmental Film Festival To Screen ‘Tiny Houses’ This Friday

‘Dream Big, Live Small’ is the motto of a 62-min movie to play at the [excellent] Princeton Environmental Film Festival this Friday, Feb 5 at 4 p.m. at the Princeton Public Library. The film, ‘Tiny: A Story About Living Small’ focuses … Continue reading

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The Forgotten Story Of Princeton’s Abandoned Attempt To Pedestrianize Palmer Square

College towns that are considered the best in the nation have pedestrianized downtown areas. Every summer, Princeton closes streets around Palmer Square for events like Communiversity and Princeton JazzFeast- events that are wildly popular, and bring thousands of people into … Continue reading

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Walking Together

It’s MLK Day, Princeton. Click here and go make it special. Got to work? At least read this. Check out this great video of the “I have a dream” speech, posted at Planet Princeton.

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