Spring Street Garage Information

Information on the Spring St. Garage & EV Charging Station
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Smart Cards are accepted in the garage until further notice.


Pay for hourly parking prior to returning to your car through the convenience of pay on foot machines located on the lower level of the garage by all main entrances. Payment can be made by cash or credit card. Credit card payment can also be made at the exit terminals when leaving the garage. Payment can also be made by using a credit card upon entering the garage in lieu of a ticket. Cash is not accepted at the exit terminals.

Smart Card Transfer Plan:

Smart Card holders will have two options for spending down any remaining balances.

Option 1: Cardholders can use the old Smart Cards to pay for parking in the Spring Street garage. Smart Card payments will be accepted indefinitely, until the equipment fails.

Option 2: Cardholders can have their old Smart Card balances transferred to the Park Princeton mobile app. Those wanting their balances transferred should take the following steps:

  1. Download the Park Princeton mobile app and set up a user account, if you do not have one already.
  2. Complete the online application authorizing the balance transfer (application will be available shortly)
  3. Bring your Smart Card(s) and mobile phone to one of the following balance transfer window hours:
November dates:
  • Tuesday, November 12, 12p-6p, 400 Witherspoon St, Community Room. (You must have completed the online application for this session. You will not be able to complete that onsite.)
  • Thursday, November 14, 9a-4p, Monument Hall, East Conference Room

These will be the last scheduled sessions for 2019. Please call Access Princeton for availability to transfer balances, 609-924-4141.


The Spring Street garage provides convenient downtown parking offering 485 public parking spaces. The garage is located in the heart of the Central Business District and can be accessed from Spring Street or Sylvia Beach Way off of Wiggins. undefined

There are also two privately owned garages with public parking at 11 Hulfish and 25 Chambers Streets.

EV Charging Station

A dual-port Level II charging station is available for public use in the Spring Street Garage. The charging station is located on Level 1 near the Spring St. entrance and the garage management office. The station can service two vehicles. The spaces are restricted to electric vehicle charging only. Vehicles must be charging while occupying the space.

Charging Station Info:

Make: ChargePoint Level II
Model: CT4020-HD-GW
Plug Type: J1772
Ports: 2 6kW ports

Starting a Charging Session:

Tap your ChargePoint card or your phone (you must be signed in to the mobile app) on the station to start a charge. This will unlock the charging connector so you can remove it from the charging station. You can also tap the orange “Start Charge” button in the station information page in the mobile app.

If you do not have a ChargePoint card or the mobile app, you can call ChargePoint toll free, 24 hours a day at 1-888-758-4398. A ChargePoint Support representative can initiate a charging session if credit card information is provided.

Charging Fees:

  • Charging fees are in addition to parking fees
  • $1.50 per hour for two hours then $2.50 per hour
  • 4 hours maximum charging from 8 a.m. - 12 a.m.
  • $1.50 minimum, $8.00 maximum fee

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Relevant Documents

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2018 Annual Police Report22

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