January 17, 2014
Save the Dinky Inc. said the ruling was important for the group because it affirms that the cutback of rail service to Princeton to benefit Princeton University was in fact a decision by New Jersey Transit.
While train ridership between Princeton and Princeton Junction went down by 12.3%, overall transit ridership increased at the university in September and October, compared to the same months last year.
January 6, 2014
Said university was within its rights to move the Dinky station approximately 500 feet south because it had received the necessary approvals from NJ Transit.
August 19, 2013
Princeton University has planned for the relocation of the station as part of its $300 million arts neighborhood.
July 8, 2013
NJ Transit acquired a small parcel needed for realigning the tracks of the Dinky train that connects the campus with Princeton Junction.
June 17, 2013
Helen Joynes has served Princeton University’s Tiger Transit since 2009.
March 4, 2013
The estimated cost has increased by 10% to $330 million. Work on the project has already begun.
January 7, 2013
Railroad Development Corp. and NJ Transit still need to meet to discuss details, officials said. The future of the rail line has been a subject of contention ever since Princeton University announced a plan to move the terminus of the train line.
December 19, 2012
The university planning board okays a proposed Arts and Transit neighborhood plan that will include a new train station, the renovation of the existing rail station and infrastructure improvements.
December 3, 2012
Officials want to move a commuter rail station 460 feet south as part of a $300 million arts and transit project. Critics believe the change will cause conflict for cyclists, vehicles and pedestrians.
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