Category Archives: Transit

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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Princeton Must Build Thousands Of New Homes. Where Can They Go?

The town of Princeton announced at the end of April that it will settle a court case about how much affordable housing the town will add through 2025. Six weeks on, the terms of the settlement are still shrouded in … Continue reading

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‘Mill Hill Holiday House Tour’ Celebrates Diverse, Affordable, Historic Trenton Neighborhood

Last weekend was the Mill Hill Holiday House Tour. Now in its 50th year, the event allows members of the public into the homes of Mill Hill residents, offering a view of one of Trenton’s most interesting neighborhoods.

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World Trade Center PATH Station Is Amazing And Worth The Money

A couple of weeks ago, I finally got the chance to visit the new World Trade Center PATH station in New York, which its spectacular ‘Oculus’ hall. The station is absolutely amazing, and a fitting addition to the world’s greatest … Continue reading

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Princeton U. Testing New Tiger Transit Routes Linking To Dinky Station

Princeton University runs one of the biggest bus networks in the state of New Jersey, with its ‘Tiger Transit‘ program, and this week, the University started trials on two new services, in addition to the eleven others that it typically runs. … Continue reading

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Princeton University Issues Update On Goals Of Campus Plan

Last week, Princeton University released the first major update on the findings of its 2026 Campus Planning Exercise. The last Campus Plan led to a huge amount of development around the University grounds, including some highly-controversial projects such as the … Continue reading

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