Tag Archives: Transportation

Closure of Alexander Street Causing Only Minor Delays for Princeton Commuters

In late 2019, Alexander Street, one of the busiest roads leading into Princeton, was closed for a period of 6 months, to allow replacement of two bridges. Traffic counts show that Alexander St is used for over 7,000 motor vehicle … Continue reading

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Princeton Has Ten ‘Functionally Obsolete’ or ‘Structurally Deficient’ Bridges

The dreadful state of New Jersey’s infrastructure was brought into renewed focus in January, when the NJ Department of Transportation issued an emergency close order on a road bridge on Amwell Road in Franklin Township. The bridge, which is 12 … Continue reading

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New Jersey Hit ‘Peak Car’ In 2007. But What Does The Future Hold?

‘Peak car‘ is the phrase that describes the remarkable turnaround in car use in America. Although the use of automobiles traditionally grew year after year, recently the trend has flipped, and vehicle-miles-traveled is going down. This trend also includes New … Continue reading

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What Happened When A Local Mom Asked Princeton For Improved Crosswalks?

Last Wednesday, two representatives of ‘Walkable Princeton’ accompanied Dr Rachael Winfree, a Princeton resident, to a meeting of the municipal Traffic and Transportation sub-committee that deals with pedestrian improvements to local streets. (Regular readers will recall that we recently reached … Continue reading

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