Tag Archives: Walkability

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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Princeton Environmental Film Festival Highlights To Include Movie About Walkability

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

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Would You Let Your Kids Walk One Mile By Themselves In Princeton?

How would you feel about letting your children walk a mile around Princeton by themselves? Do you think it’s the sort of thing that would warrant Child Protective Services coming and threatening to take your kids?

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Franklin Park Named On List Of “Most Affordable NJ Towns”

Last week NJ.com published a list of ‘most affordable’ places to live in New Jersey. The list included 10 towns that had the most affordable property, taking into account mortgage payments and property taxes as a proportion of household income. Only … Continue reading

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“Jammin’ Crepes” in Princeton Offers Lessons In Low-Tech Sustainability

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

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Kudos To Princeton Public Works Department For Sidewalk Repairs

Check out the photo above- a section of sidewalk was lifted by a growing tree root, creating a trip hazard for pedestrians. Thanks to remedial action by the Princeton Public Works department, the situation has been much improved. Specifically, they have … Continue reading

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Thumbs Up To Sidewalk Detour On Witherspoon Street!

One of Princeton’s best restaurants, Elements, is moving into the old UPS space on Witherspoon Street opposite Princeton Public Library. The new restaurant complex will unite the existing small plates place, Mistral, with Elements under one roof, with a new … Continue reading

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Princeton’s Proposed “7-11 Law” Might Be A Plus For Walkable Living

Faced with the possibility of a 24-hour 7-11 convenience store opening in the old West Coast Video Site at 259 Nassau Street, Princeton Council has rushed through a new municipal ordinance to ban 24-hour opening in town. The proposed ordinance, which … Continue reading

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