Tag Archives: Cycling

Princeton High School Principal: “We Need More Bike Racks!”

A surge in student cycling has sent staff at Princeton High School scrambling for more bike racks, as all available space for bike parking is taken up early each morning. 

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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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New NJ Gas Pipelines Should Serve As Walk-Bike Trails

Gas pipelines are big news in New Jersey right now, around Princeton, and in surounding communities. Apparently stimulated by a glut of fracked gas from western Pennsylvania, various companies are rushing to find new ways to bring their product to … Continue reading

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Princeton Engineers: New Bike Lane To Be Installed As Part Of Mt Lucas Rd Improvements

Princeton engineers will stripe a new bike lane at Mt Lucas Road as part of upcoming engineering works to upgrade water mains and repave the road. The new bike lane is one of a number of ‘Complete Streets’-type improvements intended … 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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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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New Princeton Alexander Street Roundabout Is Open!

A roundabout! Does that word fill you with fear? Well, it’s time to get over it, because Princeton has a new roundabout, at the intersection of Alexander Street and University Place, near the old Dinky Station. This road is one … Continue reading

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How One Normal Family Gets By Without A Car And Saves Money

Need some inspiration to hop on two wheels? How about this amazing family from Buffalo, NY, who have lived without a car despite snow and a hectic schedule involving multiple kids?

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Princeton University Should Not Be Allowed To Ban Cycling On Alexander Street

Princeton was recently certified as a ‘bike friendly community’, an award that should be cause for celebration but instead has raised questions about whether the town is really doing enough to make cycling a viable alternative to car use. Despite … Continue reading

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Cycling Advocate Questions Decision To Award Princeton ‘Bike-Friendly’ Status

The League of American Bicyclists recently awarded Princeton ‘Bronze Bike-Friendly Community‘ status. Princeton is now one of just 5 municipalities in New Jersey to receive this award (West Windsor is another). Mayor Lempert thanked the Princeton Pedestrian and Bicyclist Committee for putting together the … Continue reading

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