Tag Archives: Plainsboro Township New Jersey

Mixed-Use ‘Village’ In West Windsor Gets Go-Ahead

Realtors suggest that walkable housing is in great demand. Transit experts recommend higher density development near transit to prevent further road congestion. And now West Windsor has stepped up by approving a mixed-use development across the road from Princeton Junction … Continue reading

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Homes For Diversity And Inclusivity Part 2: Hide Tall Buildings.

Princeton planning and zoning has had unintended exclusionary outcomes, making it hard for local middle-class workers to live in town, and incentivizing car-dependency and traffic. In this series, we explore options for adding more walkable housing in Princeton to enable diversity … Continue reading

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Where Is The Housing Density Around Princeton?

Brandon Martin-Anderson of the MIT Media Lab has created a new map showing every person listed in the US Census. This is the most visual  exactly where people live throughout the USA. Zooming in on Princeton reveals the exact density of … Continue reading

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One Sure Way To Boost Walking To Work In Princeton

Want to know how to get more people – far more people – walking to work in Princeton? The answer is very simple, and the good news is, it doesn’t have to cost us a cent…

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Language Clustering In Princeton And The Townships

Freshly-released data from the 2011 American Community Survey shows us where speakers of different languages speak throughout the USA. Over 20% of US residents speak a language other than English at home, and thanks to a handy online mapping tool, … Continue reading

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