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The deal that was announced yesterday between the Institute of Advanced Study and local preservationists apparently aims to achieve 2 things: allow the Institute to build faculty housing (as it has been trying to do since 2003) and at the … Continue reading
In the Ivy League Bikeshare Battle, Princeton has taken the lead against Yale University with a significant increase in available rental bikes. The local ‘Zagster’ bikeshare program, which we profiled at its launch in 2014, saw a big expansion March 21, as … Continue reading
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.
Here’s something interesting spotted on a recent visit to Doylestown, PA: it’s a parking lot with porous pavement. As seen in the photo above, the area where cars are parked is made up of a type of asphalt that allows … Continue reading
The ninth Princeton Environmental Film Festival is just about to start up, and as usual, promises some great shows for local residents who are interested in sustainability issues. This year’s program starts Friday night, March 13, at 7 p.m. with ‘Climate … Continue reading
Last year, “Jammin’ Crepes” opened a much-anticipated bricks-and-mortar store on Nassau Street in Princeton (previously they had operated from a stall at the Thursday Farmer’s Market). The new store offers several lessons in how to operate a sustainable enterprise in … Continue reading
Recent debates over redevelopment in Princeton have focused on how ‘green’ new buildings might be. This is an appropriate question in a town that prides itself on being a sustainability leader in New Jersey. But what does ‘green’ look like? Recently, NRG … Continue reading