"The best part of my commute is the quiet time that I enjoy where I listen to music and mentally prepare for the day." NICOLE BARKLEY, OFFICE OF THE DEAN OF THE GRADUATE SCHOOL Get started with the 50% Transit Subsidy program Eligibility requirements All benefits-eligible faculty, staff, or full-time graduate students without a campus housing assignment. Take a train, bus, subway, or a combination of transit services in lieu of an annual parking permit to reach Princeton's campus or University-affiliated facilities for work or study. Home address on file with the University matches transit commute requested for reimbursement. Commuter benefits 50% reimbursement on monthly transit purchases up to a maximum of $325 in reimbursements per commute month. To receive your reimbursements after enrolling in the benefit, submit the Mass Transit Subsidy request form and include copies of your receipts. Eligible transit purchases made starting the same month as enrollment will be eligible for reimbursement. Subsidy requests must be made within 90 days of purchase. You do not need to submit monthly to stay active in the program. We know schedules change especially around the end of the semester or over the summer. Commute flexibility when you need it. We know that committing to an alternative commute still means that sometimes you need a little flexibility. With every Revise Your Ride benefit comes additional options to use as needed. Learn more about commute flexibility Ticketing options A table of reimbursement-eligible transit options can be found below. Individual tickets are not eligible for reimbursement unless listed below. A reimbursement of up to $325 per commute month, assuming a $650 up-front cost, will be applied directly to your paycheck or stipend. You must be enrolled in the 50% Transit Subsidy program to claim this benefit. Transit Provider Ticket Options How To Purchase New Jersey Transit (rail/bus/light rail)(2) Monthly Pass OR 10-pack OR FlexPass NJ Transit app OR station vending machine SEPTA(2) Monthly Pass OR cost of 10-20 tickets added to SEPTA KeyCard Min $25 if riding to 30th Street, min $82 if riding to Trenton. Individual SEPTA Key expenses are not accepted for reimbursement. Online OR station vending machine MTA Subway/Bus(2) 30-Day Pass OR fare add ($29 OR $58). Must be either MetroCard (kiosk) or OMNY Card. Individual Tap2Pay OMNY purchases on a credit card statement are not accepted for reimbursement. Online OR station vending machine MTA LIRR (Long Island Rail) and Metro-North(2) Monthly Pass OR Ten-Trip Peak/Off-Peak Online OR station vending machine PATH Train(2) 30 Day Pass OR 10-20 Trip SmartLink Online OR station vending machine NYC Ferry(2) 10-pack pass NYC Ferry App OR station vending machine CoachUSA/Suburban Transit(1) Variable (one purchase of the exact number of tickets needed for one month's commute) OR 10 / 20 pack OR Monthly* Online OR station vending machine Amtrak(2) 30 Day Pass OR 10-ride passes OR 4 tickets through Multi-City purchase option Online (1) Monthly and bulk discount tickets are only sold by Transit Authority for trips starting/ending in New York. For local trips at stops between Princeton and New Brunswick, please purchase the exact number of tickets needed for the month in bulk. (2) Discounts available for senior citizens and/or customers with disabilities. Please check the transit agency’s website for details. If you use a transit provider not on this list for your commute to Princeton's campus or another official University office location, please contact The Service Point for consideration. Ready to Revise Your Ride? Princeton's campus is highly accessible by public transit. Take the train, bus, subway, or a combination of transit services and be reimbursed 50% of your monthly transit costs in lieu of an annual parking permit. Enroll Now NJ Transit discounts You can save 25% on your NJ Transit monthly pass (bus, rail, or light-rail) with the NJ Transit Monthly Pass Student Discount. Discounted receipts are eligible for the 50% reimbursement. Learn about the NJ Transit Student Discount Do I owe taxes on Revise Your Ride incentives? Revise Your Ride incentives are paid out at the end of each semester directly through University payroll. Incentives are considered taxable income and are subject to federal and state income taxes. Income tax will be withheld automatically on your paycheck or stipend. Bike to your stop or station All local public transit (NJ Transit, Coach USA, and TigerTransit) are bike friendly. Buses provide either bike racks on the front of the vehicle or under bus luggage storage space. On NJ Transit trains, folding bikes are welcome any time, and standard frame bikes during off-peak hours.