SUMMIT, NJ - A commuter alert for the week July 25 - 31 has been issued by the City in connection with the upcoming PGA Championship at Baltusrol Golf Club.
Railroad Avenue -- on the Broad Street side of the Summit Train Station between Summit Avenue and Maple Street -- will be closed to all traffic.
The Railroad Avenue taxi stand will be temporarily relocated to Union Place near Maple Street during this time period. Residents should allow extra time for travel to and from the Summit Train Station and around downtown Summit as increased traffic congestion in the area is anticipated.
Summit Police have suspended overnight parking rules on all streets in residential neighborhoods only. Overnight parking restrictions will remain in effect for the central business district, and no permission to park overnight will be granted. Overnight parking restrictions will remain in effect for all municipal parking lots and parking garages.
Summit is designated as the official transportation hub for the tournament, with NJ Transit train access and shuttle service to and from Baltusrol Golf Club. The PGA is advising visitors to utilize public transportation to get to Summit, as there will be no designated parking in Summit for PGA Championship spectators.
There will be complimentary PGA shuttle service available between the Summit Train Station, located at 40 Union Place, and the Irwin Park bus terminal at Baltusrol Golf Club.
Travel time on the shuttle to the Championship is 10-15 minutes from the Summit Train Station. Shuttles will depart on a continuous basis or every 10 minutes during peak times.
The shuttle schedule is as follows:
- Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday (7/25 - 27), from 6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
- Thursday and Friday (7/28 - 29), from 6 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
- Saturday and Sunday (7/30 - 31), from 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
For more information about NJ Transit train service and schedules visit njtransit.com/pga.
Visitors are prohibited from bringing bags larger than 10” x 10” x 10” as well as any backpacks to Baltusrol Golf Club during the PGA Championship. Prohibited bags will not be accepted or stored at the golf course. Each spectator is permitted one water bottle with an unopened seal. Visit pga.com to access a spectator guide with important information before attending the PGA Championship.