April 17, 2011
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Princeton University’s Student Arts Campus Expansion and Proposal to Relocate the Dinky Station
Why does the University Administration want to do this project at this location?
Well-designed Dinky Station
Proposed Plan for buildings, repurposing of present station and new station
Is it necessary to relocate the Dinky?
Existing tracks can be accommodated without affecting buildings
Walking distance has always been a concern
What is the cost to in-town Princeton residents of moving the Dinky Station?
Cost in terms of driving distance and time
Will this plan ensure the Dinky’s nextd existence?
½ Mile Walk & Ride Accessibility Analysis
¼ Mile Walk & Ride Accessiblity Analysis
Conclusions: Walk & Ride Accessibility Analysis
What is the cost to the environment of moving the Dinky Station?
The Dinky's nextd existence
Back of Envelope Calculation
Does the University have the right to move the Dinky?
What has happened so far
NJ Transit gives the go-ahead to move, citing contract
Daily Princetonian article on the purchase from 1984
From Governor Chris Christie:
Governor Christie is a Princeton University Trustee
What about improving traffic on Alexander Road ?
What about the Arts?
Student Arts Buildings
The Dinky Station is a Princeton Icon