Rosedale Crossing
Fri, Feb 25 8:00am
Johnson Park Elementary

Update 2/24: Even with the 90min delay we will have the event at 8am.  We live near the location and can make it to the intersection safely.

 

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On February 25th, it will be six months since an elderly Princeton resident, Pinghua Xu, 82, was hit by a car and killed while in the crosswalk on Rosedale Rd. at its intersection with the access driveways to Johnson Park School and the Greenway Meadows parking lot.

 

A few members of the community and JP Families will gather at Greenway Meadows at 8am on Friday - to show continued concern for the safety of the crossing.  We will commemorate the date with a moment of silence and cross Rosedale Road together.

 

Location: https://what3words.com/exhale.angel.herself we will stand back from the crossing, near the tree and fenced area on the path up into Greenway Meadows.

 

Join us if you can.  If young children are with you, ensure you cross Rosedale with them, please.  

 

The weather forecast calls for rain so please dress appropriately.

 

I plan to share a photo of the event with the township, county and some publications.

 

Reference Articles:

Town Topics February 23rd 

https://www.towntopics.com/wordpress/2022/02/23/county-taking-steps-to-improve-safety-at-rosedale-crossing/

 

Letters to the editor:

https://www.towntopics.com/wordpress/2022/02/16/traffic-signal-is-best-solution-for-rosedale-road-intersection/

https://www.towntopics.com/wordpress/2022/02/16/safer-crossing-still-needed-at-intersection-of-rosedale-road-and-general-johnson-drive/

https://www.tapinto.net/towns/princeton/sections/government/articles/letter-to-the-editor-one-death-but-six-months-later-zero-action-at-site-of-rosedale-road-pedestrian-death

 

https://patch.com/new-jersey/princeton/residents-call-safety-measures-princetons-rosedale-road

 

Comments included from the Mayor and Council: https://centraljersey.com/2021/09/15/residents-want-pedestrian-safety-measures-on-rosedale-road-after-fatality/

 

Details covering the crash:

https://www.tapinto.net/towns/princeton/sections/police-and-fire/articles/an-accident-waiting-to-happen-happens

https://planetprinceton.com/2021/08/31/princeton-man-who-was-struck-by-car-while-crossing-rosedale-road-at-crosswalk-dies/

https://patch.com/new-jersey/princeton/pedestrian-hit-car-rosedale-road-princeton-dies