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New Train Station

When will the new station open?

We anticipate that the new station will open in fall 2014.

Where will I park if I am a regular commuter?

A new commuter lot has been constructed with both parking meters and permit only spaces. There areas many meter and commuter permit spaces in the new commuter lot as there were in the old lot. Meter rates are set by the municipality, and at this time it is anticipated that the meter rates will remain the same as they were.

Where will the "kiss and ride" parking be located?

There will be "kiss and ride" spaces located adjacent to the Wawa.

Where do I park if I am going to the Wawa?

In its new location in the transit plaza as part of the station complex, there will be short-term metered parking available adjacent to the Wawa. The Wawa will remain open in its current location until it opens in its new location.

I have a commuter parking permit. Where will I park? Will there be as many commuter permit spaces?

A new commuter lot has been constructed with both parking meters and permit-only spaces. There are as many commuter permit spaces in the new commuter lot as there were in the old lot.

How do I apply for a commuter parking permit?

Permits for the commuter parking lot are issued by the Princeton University Office of Transportation and Parking Services. Information about fees and the application process is available by calling 609-258-3157.

I only use the train once in a while and I park at the meters. Will there be meters in the new parking lot? Will the meter rates increase?

A new commuter lot has been constructed with both parking meters and permit-only spaces. There are as more meter spaces in the new commuter lot than there were in the old lot. Meter rates are set by the municipality, and at this time it is anticipated that the meter rates will remain the same as they are now. Information about current meter rates is available on the Princeton Parking website.

Can I park in the parking garage?

Parking in the existing West Garage (Lot 7) is free and open to the public on weekends and on weekdays after 5 p.m. until 2 a.m.

Where is parking for disabled persons at the station?

Parking spaces for disabled persons will be located at meters located adjacent to the Wawa and also in the commuter parking lot.

Will there be bike racks at the new station?

Yes, there will be bike racks located adjacent to the new train station. In addition, there will be long-term secure bike storage provided in the West Garage (Lot 7).

Will I be able to get a taxi at the station?

Yes, there will be a taxi stand at the new station.

Will I be able to walk to the new train station during construction?

Yes. Pedestrian pathways to the train station will be available, though they will shift during the construction period. There will be signage to direct pedestrians on pathways that are shifted. In addition, maps of the construction site that will identify relocated sidewalks and pathways will be available on the Maps page of this website. To receive electronic updates about construction of the Arts and Transit Project, sign up on the Email Updates page of this website.

Can I tell before arriving at the station whether service is being provided by the train or a bus?

NJ TRANSIT patrons can sign up to receive service updates. These updates will advise patrons when the train service has been suspended and replacement bus service is being provided.

Who will be responsible for security at the train station?

Princeton University Public Safety will be responsible for security at the station.