Tag Archives: Complete streets

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.

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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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Princeton Council Holds Firm On Controversial Poe Road Sidewalks

At their regular meeting on Monday night, Princeton Council discussed an ongoing question about sidewalks on Poe Road between Random Road and Route 27. Neighbors along this section of Poe Road have fought the plan to install sidewalks here, even … Continue reading

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Princeton Council Agrees To Fully Fund Future Sidewalks

Princeton Council has approved a change to how the town builds sidewalks. Up till now, half of the cost of constructing sidewalks has been charged to the owner of the abutting property. In future, the town will fund 100% of the cost of … 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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Will Princeton Build Bike Lanes? And If So, Where?

An interesting debate is underway in Princeton about whether the town should add bike lanes. Around a dozen people showed up to Council in January to support the introduction of an ordinance to repurpose on-street parking for bike lanes on part … Continue reading

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Kudos To Princeton Public Works Department For Sidewalk Repairs

Check out the photo above- a section of sidewalk was lifted by a growing tree root, creating a trip hazard for pedestrians. Thanks to remedial action by the Princeton Public Works department, the situation has been much improved. Specifically, they have … Continue reading

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West Windsor And Mercer County Deserve A Real ‘Complete Street’ On Cranbury Road

West Windsor Township has been having a big public discussion recently about improving Cranbury Road, which is Mercer County Road 615. This discussion has been brought about by a brave and organized bunch of local residents, who are determined to … Continue reading

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Princeton Council Members Miller And Simon Speak Out Against Sidewalks And Bike Lanes

For those of us who look forward to new ways to safely walk and bike around Princeton, events at the Princeton Council meeting of October 27 were pretty hard to watch. Council member Bernie Miller voted against a 500-ft sidewalk … Continue reading

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Discuss Traffic Matters With Princeton Future At Princeton Library This Saturday, Feb 22, 2014

This Saturday (2/22/2014) Princeton Future will hold a public meeting at Princeton Public Library at 9 a.m. to discuss matters relating to Traffic and Transit in Princeton. The meeting will focus on how to implement the new Circulation Element of … Continue reading

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