You may prepay meters and pay stations for the time you need even if you arrive before the meter begins enforcement. Prepayment begins at:
30 minute meters - 8:30 a.m. Monday-Saturday, 12:30 p.m. Sunday (not available using the mobile app)
2 hour, 3 hour, all day meters and pay stations - 7:00 a.m. Monday-Saturday, 11:00 a.m. Sunday
Princeton Rail Station and Wawa Meters - no prepayment, operational 24/7
Note that if you prepay, the paid time shown on the meter will include any amount of free time between when you prepay and when the meter begins operation. For example, if a meter begins operation at 9 a.m., and you prepay for one hour at 8 a.m., the meter will show that the meter is paid for two hours. This means that you are paid through 10 a.m. (one free hour from 8 a.m. to 9 a. m. and one paid hour from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. for a total of the two hours shown on the meter)
Park Princeton mobile payment app-available from the Google Play store or iTunes
Pay for parking at any two or three hour or all day meter or pay station from the convenience of your phone by using the Park Princeton app. (15 and 30 minute meters are not available using the mobile app) In addition to the ability to pay for your parking with just the click of a button, you can also set up notifications to alert you when your parking session is set to expire. You can also add time to a parking stay if you have not paid up to the maximum allowed time limit.
The Park Princeton app is free, however transaction fees apply.
Create and verify your account by phone number or email address
For a parking meter: Enter your zone number and space number from the Park Princeton sticker on the parking meter. For a pay station: Enter your zone number and your vehicle license plate number.
Confirm your zone, space and/or license plate number
Start parking and enjoy Princeton!
My Parking Receipt is a convenient website that allows customer to view, download and print their parking receipts for parking sessions paid by credit card at any IPS meter. (demo video) Visit www.myparkingreceipt.com to get started.
Smart Card Transfer Plan
As previously communicated, Smart Card holders are encouraged to use their existing balance in the Spring Street garage by April 30. 2019. If card holders retain balances, Princeton will allow for the transfer of the balance (to the Park Princeton mobile app), less an amount to be determined to compensate for the 10% bonus given upon purchase/refill (and an administrative transfer fee to recover the cost of the transfer). Card holders are advised that the card reading and transfer of balances are manual processes. More details regarding these processes will be provided near April 2019. Also please be advised that there is a convenience fee of $0.35 that is debited for every parking transaction paid for through the Park Princeton app.