Princeton University Tiger Transit

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Area served Princeton University, NJ
Fleet size 21 (13 buses & 8 cutaways)
Number of routes 7
Operator WeDriveU
Website Princeton Transportation & Parking Services

Princeton University provides a shuttle service in and around its campus in Princeton, New Jersey. It is branded as Tiger Transit and currently operates four routes within the campus and around the City of Princeton. First Transit was responsible for all aspects of the service, including operations, maintenance, and fleet acquisition until January 31st, 2021 when WeDriveU took over operations.

Routes

Route Number Name Route Notes
1 Grad College to Harrison Street via EQuad Princeton Graduate College to Lot 21 via University Pl and Washington Rd
1A Harrison Express McCosh Walk & Washington Rd (AM rush hour)/Friend Center (PM rush hour) to Harrison Lot via Faculty Rd and Washington Rd
2 Lawrence/Lakeside to EQuad Friend Center to Lawrence Apartments via Faculty Rd and Washington Rd
3 Merrick to Forrestal/PPPL via EQuad Merrick Stanworth Apartments (rush hours)/Friend Center (non-rush hours) to Forrestal Campus/Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory via Nassau St, Alexander St, Harrison St, and US-1
4 Princeton Junction to EQuad via Visitor Parking Friend Center to Princeton Junction (before 6:00PM)/Lot 23 (after 6:00PM) via Alexander St Only Princeton University ID holders can board at Princeton Junction.
5 Weekend Shopper Friend Center to Nassau Park Mall via US-1, Alexander St, and Nassau St Only operates on weekends.
6 Princeton Muni Transit Palmer Square to Merrick Stanworth Apartments via Stockton St, Bayard Ln, and Mountain Ave

Fleet under WeDriveU

Active

Fleet
Number
Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
22004, 22006, 22008, 22013, 22015-22016 Princeton University 22013-a.jpg 2019 Ford E-450 Ford Modular 6.8L V10 Gasoline Ford TorqShift 5R110W
  • Ex-Boeing Renton Employee Shuttle
  • Entered service in August 2021.
  • 22004, 22006, 22008, 22013, 22016 were painted in March 2021.
  • 22015 only used for Princeton Municipal Transit, only received Muni sticker.
37001-37004 Princeton University Tiger Transit 37001.JPG 1995 New Flyer D40LF Cummins ISC Allison B400R5
37005-37014 Princeton University Tiger Transit 37008-a.JPG 1997-1998 New Flyer D40LF Cummins ISC Allison B400R5
72016 Stout's Transportation 72016-a.jpg 2016 Ford E-450 Ford Modular 6.8L V10 Gasoline Ford TorqShift 5R110W
  • Leased from Stout's Transportation.
  • Entered service in August 2021.

On Order

Fleet
Number
Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
(17 buses) 2022 New Flyer XE35 CHARGE NG Siemens HV 1DB2016 Siemens ELFA3
  • Replacements for 1995-1998 New Flyer D40LF and all cutaways.
  • Expected to deliver in October 2022.
  • A 40ft demo unit was tested on all routes on 3/30/2022.

Fleet under First Transit

Operation time: 7/1/2009-1/31/2021.

Fleet
Number
Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
0049 2004 Nova Bus LFS Cummins ISL ZF 5HP552C
100-103 2008 Ford E-350 Ford Triton V8 5.4L Ford TorqShift 4R100 Replaced by 7641-7644 in 2015.
108, 110 2006 GMC C5500 Replaced by 4125-4126 in 2015.
104-113 Princeton University Tiger Transit 112-a.JPG 2010 ElDorado National EZ Rider II MAX 30' Cummins ISB Allison B300R5 All 10 units sold off as of 4/8/2021.
4125-4126 Princeton University Tiger Transit 4126-a.JPG 2015 ElDorado National EZ Rider II BRT 30' Cummins ISB Allison B300R5
4274, 4279 Rutgers University 4279-a.JPG 2007 ElDorado National XHF 32' Cummins ISL Allison B300R5 Transferred from Rutgers University 4274, 4279 in 2019. Sold off as of 4/8/2021.
7641-7644 Princeton University Tiger Transit 7642-a.jpg 2015 Ford E-450 Ford Modular 6.8L V10 Gasoline Ford TorqShift 5R110W All units sold off as of 4/8/2021.

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