Tag Archives: Complete streets

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 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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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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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’s Next Chief Engineer Should Be A ‘Complete Streets’ Native

Princeton’s long-time municipal engineer, Robert Kiser, has announced he is to retire, and it’s likely to cause quite a shakeup at 400 Witherspoon. Kiser predates basically all of the Governing Body, and it is not much of an overstatement to say … Continue reading

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Town To Host Public Meeting To Get Input On ‘Bike Masterplan’

Thursday evening, November 12, the town of Princeton will host a public meeting (details below) to get input on the creation of a new ‘Bicycle Circulation Plan’. Earlier this year, Princeton successfully applied for a program to fund a team of … Continue reading

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The Legacy Of Princeton University’s 2016 Campus Plan

In 2015, Princeton University is making a new Campus Plan, a process that will be of tremendous importance for shaping the future built environment around town. But what about the ‘Campus 2016‘ plan, which has guided University development since 2005? What have … Continue reading

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Town Of Princeton Aims To Recruit ‘On-Street Parking Advocate’ For Bike Planning Effort

The Town of Princeton recently won a grant to make a new bicycle master plan. The plan could pave the way for improved bike facilities around the town. But in an extraordinary step, the town has advertised for an ‘On-Street Parking … Continue reading

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Safe Crosswalk For Princeton Trail Users Delayed By Wrangling Over Historic Preservation

In October 2014, a father and his 8-year old son on the D&R Canal trail in Princeton were struck by a car while crossing Washington Road. The crash sent both to hospital with serious injuries. Although Princeton Council quickly passed … Continue reading

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Princeton Quietly Cancels Hamilton Avenue Bike Lane Plan

Despite promising to add a bike lane on the north side Hamilton Avenue earlier this year, Princeton Council last night waved through a plan to re-stripe the road with no bike lanes at all. The switcheroo was discussed in the … Continue reading

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