Category Archives: Traffic

Traffic Study Shows 3 Out Of Every 4 Drivers Are Speeding On Princeton’s Valley Road

3 out of every 4 drivers on Valley Road in Princeton speeds. That’s the shocking result of a traffic study commissioned by the Princeton Engineering Department, which was released as part of a recent community meeting. Advertisements

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‘A Princeton Of Villages’ – How Princeton Planned To Grow To A Green Community Of 40,000 People

Open space. A complete network of cycle paths. Housing options that preserved social and economic diversity. Stores that can be accessed easily on foot. All this was envisaged in 1973 by the Princeton Planning Board, as part of a 20-year vision … Continue reading

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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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Cancellation of Princeton-Plainsboro Bus Line Shows Challenges With Princeton Transit

This week, NJ Transit announced fare hikes and service cutbacks. Among all the bus lines in New Jersey, the only year-round daily service that is getting the chop is our #655 service between Princeton and Plainsboro. The #655 line was … Continue reading

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Princeton Council Does The ‘Hokey-Pokey’ On Complete Streets In Bike Lane Vote

Last week, Princeton Council indefinitely put off making a decision about adding repurposing on-street parking to make a safe bike facility on part of Hamilton Lane. Although several Council members argued that they would potentially be open to the idea … Continue reading

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Princeton Has Ten ‘Functionally Obsolete’ or ‘Structurally Deficient’ Bridges

The dreadful state of New Jersey’s infrastructure was brought into renewed focus in January, when the NJ Department of Transportation issued an emergency close order on a road bridge on Amwell Road in Franklin Township. The bridge, which is 12 … Continue reading

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Franklin Park Named On List Of “Most Affordable NJ Towns”

Last week published a list of ‘most affordable’ places to live in New Jersey. The list included 10 towns that had the most affordable property, taking into account mortgage payments and property taxes as a proportion of household income. Only … Continue reading

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