Category Archives: Walking

New Sidewalk Commissioned On Shadybrook Lane In Princeton

A new sidewalk has been added to a section of Shadybrook Lane in Princeton’s Littlebrook neighborhood, and it’s a bit of an interesting case. Sidewalks in Princeton are usually added as part of specific road improvement or sewer upgrade projects. … Continue reading

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New Princeton Shopping Center Circulation Plan Is a Let-Down For People On Foot And Bikes

Recent attempts to freshen up the ‘Princeton Shopping Center’ on North Harrison Street have seen remodeling of the parking lots and the arrival of new businesses, such as the instantly-popular Nomad Pizza (see photo above). But when it comes to providing for people … Continue reading

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Revisiting The First Princeton Jane Jacobs Walk

On Saturday, the first Princeton ‘Jane Jacobs Walk’ took place, honoring what would have been the 100th birthday of the famed urbanist. I’ve never been on a  Jane’s Walk before, so  it was a whole new thing. But it was … Continue reading

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First Princeton ‘Jane Jacobs Walk’ Is This Saturday, May 7!

This Saturday, May 7, the Walkable Princeton team will be leading the first-ever Princeton ‘Jane Jacobs Walk’! The short walk is an opportunity for people who love our town to explore some of the things that make it great, such … Continue reading

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Edgerstoune Road Neighbors Divided Over Possible Sidewalk

How best to make Edgerstoune Road a safe street? That question has been concerning neighbors, who have held several meetings with Princeton municipal staff, and engaged in a vigorous online debate that has now involved Mayor Liz Lempert as well. After some discussion, … Continue reading

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The Jane Jacobs Approach To Exploring Princeton

May 7 will mark the first Princeton ‘Jane Jacobs Walk’. Starting at Small World East (244 Nassau Street), we will be exploring Princeton’s East Nassau neighborhood. The tradition of the Jane Jacobs Walk began in Toronto, Canada, where Jane moved in … Continue reading

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Nassau Street Sidewalks Blocked By Unannounced Construction

Pedestrians on Nassau Street got a surprise this week. The sidewalks on both sides of the road were dug up, blocking access to walkers. The affected area was in and around the intersection with Scott Lane / Wilton Street. Pedestrians could … Continue reading

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Announcing The First Walkable Princeton ‘Jane Jacobs Walk’ – May 7

On May 7 this year, mark your calendar for the first Princeton ‘Jane Jacobs Walk’!  We are teaming up with the national ‘Jane Jacobs Walk’ organization to encourage local residents to come together to talk about what we love about Princeton, … Continue reading

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Take The Michael Graves Walking Tour Of Princeton

March 12 will mark the anniversary of the death of the internationally-famous Princeton architect and designer, Michael Graves. One of the key figures in post-modernist architecture, Graves made his home in Princeton from 1964 till his death in 2015. Just before … 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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