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Parts of Witherspoon Street in Princeton to be Converted for Outdoor Dining

Part of Witherspoon Street will become one-way only, with much of the space being given over for outdoor dining at local businesses, according to a plan adopted by Princeton Council on Monday night. The plan is the town’s response to … Continue reading

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Architects Pitch Housing Concepts at ‘Princeton Future’ Community Meeting

Community planning group ‘Princeton Future’ held a meeting at Princeton Public Library last Saturday, to discuss planned new affordable housing on Franklin Avenue. According to the town’s affordable housing settlement, agreed last year, and subsequently approved by Mercer County Superior … Continue reading

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You’re Not Imagining It: Princeton Really Is Getting Wetter

After a very wet April and May, Princeton residents might be asking “why is it always raining??” According to data from the Office of the New Jersey State Climatologist, the answer is clear: it’s Climate Change. Last year was the … Continue reading

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Despite Increased Meter Rates, Drivers Still Prefer To Park On The Street In Princeton

Princeton Council meets Monday night to consider the impact of recent changes to street parking in downtown Princeton, which included the first increase in parking meter rates for many years. Local merchants have sent letters to local media, arguing that … Continue reading

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Expand Shuttle Bus Service To Ease Princeton Parking Crunch

Princeton Council’s recent effort to modernize street parking in town is getting a lot of pushback from local merchants. Some business owners believe that the increased rates for street parking discourage people from visiting their stores, and they are planning … Continue reading

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Princeton Council Dedicates Franklin Avenue Affordable Housing Site As Interim Parking Lot

Princeton Council focused on parking once again at their Monday night meeting, and decided to expand the range of parking options in town by at least 150 spaces. Specifically, Council decided to start charging for parking at the Franklin Avenue … Continue reading

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Parking-On-Demand Comes To Princeton With Launch Of ‘Possumus’ Program

Princeton just got a new way to park. You may have read about Arash Sadeghi last year in the Princeton Echo or in the Princeton Packet. The graduate of Oxford and Princeton universities was launching a tech startup to allow people … Continue reading

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Fixing Princeton’s Parking Problems In Three Easy Steps

The town of Princeton is holding a public meeting tonight (June 14) to discuss parking. The meeting is the latest in a series of discussions led by consultants hired by the town to evaluate issues relating to parking. These issues … Continue reading

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Limiting Undergraduate Parking Is Consistent With Princeton University’s History

Princeton University undergraduates and the ‘Daily Princetonian’ editorial board are protesting about a plan by the University to limit undergraduate car parking on campus. This is nothing new. Students have been protesting for decades about plans by the University to … Continue reading

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Princeton Library Should Offer Equal Rewards For Walking And Driving

Last week, Princeton Council voted against a proposed ordinance to limit ‘free’ parking for users of Princeton’s Public Library. Library users are currently able to validate parking tickets from the municipally-owned Spring Street Garage, to allow 2 hours of parking without … Continue reading

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