Personal Electric Vehicles (Including eScooters) - FAQs

As of August 25, 2023 through January 24, 2024, a policy on Personal Electric Vehicles (PEVs) restricts operation of PEVs (electric scooters, electric skateboards, hoverboards, etc.) on most of the Princeton University campus from 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM on weekdays. 

Updated Policy - Effective Jan. 25, 2024 

See 2024 Personal Electric Vehicle Policy for the full text of the updated policy, including requirements, prohibitions, and recommendations.

Per this policy, Personal electric vehicles, electric scooters, and other electric micro-mobility devices, such as hoverboards and electric and motorized skateboards, are prohibited to be used, stored, parked, or charged within the zone indicated in Appendix A.

Electric bicycles in “assist” mode, provided that users follow all applicable traffic regulations and requirements in Appendix B, are permitted on campus roadways but not pathways and sidewalks.

This policy does not apply to electric wheelchairs, mobility scooters, or other electric mobility devices specifically designed for and used by an individual with a mobility-related disability.

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