Tag Archives: Walkability

More Than 250 Residents Sign Petition Expressing Support For A More Walkable Witherspoon Street In Downtown Princeton

Over 250 residents have signed a petition calling for a more walkable design for lower Witherspoon Street in Princeton. The two blocks of Witherspoon Street closest to Nassau Street have been converted to a one-way setup for most of 2020, … Continue reading

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How Walkable Are West Windsor’s Proposed New Housing Developments?

Last month, West Windsor Township, NJ announced its proposed affordable housing settlement. The settlement explains how the town plans to provide its ‘fair share’ of affordable housing, as is required by state law. Every other town in Mercer County, with … Continue reading

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New Princeton Shopping Center Circulation Plan Is a Let-Down For People On Foot And Bikes

Recent attempts to freshen up the ‘Princeton Shopping Center’ on North Harrison Street have seen remodeling of the parking lots and the arrival of new businesses, such as the instantly-popular Nomad Pizza (see photo above). But when it comes to providing for people … Continue reading

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Princeton To Hold Hearing On Proposed Walkable MacLean Street Apartments

This Wednesday, January 27, Wednesday, February 17 the Princeton Zoning Board will have a hearing on a proposal to bring 10 new apartments to the old Masonic Hall at John Street and MacLean Street. The new apartments would potentially allow … Continue reading

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Walkability Answers From Princeton Council Candidate Heather Howard

On November 3, Princeton will elect two Council members. The candidates are incumbent Council Members Heather Howard and Lance Liverman (both Democrats), and challengers Kelly DiTosto and Lynn Lu Irving (Republican party). As in the last two election cycles, we asked the candidates … Continue reading

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‘La Lupita’ Grocery Market Hosts Grand Reopening of New Store

Princeton saw a new, improved option for neighborhood shopping yesterday, as ‘La Lupita’ grocery store hosted a ‘grand reopening’ of their new store at Leigh Avenue and John Street. La Lupita has been a stalwart in the Witherspoon-John neighborhood for … Continue reading

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Save The Date: Walkable Princeton Happy Hour – August 19

Our next Walkable Princeton meetup will be Wednesday August 19. From 7 p.m., we will get together to discuss current news and opportunities for making Princeton more walkable for everyone! We’ll be returning to Yankee Doodle Tap Room, potentially taking … Continue reading

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Fifteen Central Jersey Walkable Places Near Princeton

Looking for a walkable place to live near Princeton? Terrified about getting trapped in the notorious Jersey sprawl? You’ve come to the right place. Here are fifteen places, near Princeton, where you can easily walk to stores and restaurants. No … Continue reading

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Princeton’s Most Walkable Neighborhoods

Princeton is known as a walkable town, but the ease with which residents can walk to amenities varies greatly between different neighborhoods.  A new map of walkability from walkscore.com allows us to easily see which neighborhoods are most walkable. The walkscore.com … 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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