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Old 05-19-2011, 04:59 PM
 
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Try New Brunswick. Next stop after Edison and the express trains skip the entire next zone. Franklin twp has lots of condos/townhomes, perhaps people are renting.
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Old 05-19-2011, 11:01 PM
 
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Hi, I ended up taking coach USA bus from exit 8A park & ride to NYC for my month long project. Park & ride is 5 miles drive from plainsboro and buses start every 10 mins. Most people said I would be caught in traffic, but there is a direct bus lane during rush hrs. If your work is close to times square then coach USA is better than going to Hamilton train station. I found work in NJ and so worked only for 1 month in NYC. So did the bus trip. Otherwise would have moved closer, at least metuchen or up north. The bus/train trip from plainsboro is convenient and smooth, but be ready to spend atleast 3 hrs of your life everyday commuting. Oh and $450 expense every month.

I tried parking at princeton during rush hrs (horrible) and station is so crowded. I tried driving to Hamilton (far from plainsboro), but lot of parking, but parking expensive. Then I tried Coach USA bus from exit 8A (bus every 10 mins), parking $2 (monthly pass available), traffic issues (30 min delay) may be 2 times entire month. Also I think #600 bus does not have good timing that connects to train timing in princeton, you either end up waiting 20 mins or I think you will miss the express trains. Also #600 takes a lot of time before you reach princeton junction due to the # of stops.
true and the many diversions you know you can also backtrack to trenton
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Old 05-20-2011, 12:45 AM
 
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I take the express from princeton junction every day. It's smooth. Parking and passes are cheaper than hamilton as well.
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Old 05-21-2011, 03:59 AM
 
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Where are you in Plainsboro? The 600 bus isn't too bad to the train station if you catch it at the right time and it runs pretty late.
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