Boston South Station
This week I am doing an installation at a customer site near the South Station MBTA Terminal in Boston, Massachusetts. I have been taken the MBTA train from Newtonville in every day.
Its amazing how quickly you can get to Boston from Newtonville than to take the 'T' from Woodland or from Riverside. Ts three stops from the Newtonville station to South Station. If you take the Riverside Green Line, at three stops you still in Newton and miles away from the city of Boston.
The only "downside" is that I have to stand during the whole trip to Boston, but its a short trip so I don't mind. There's plenty of 8 hour parking across the street from Shaws, and it cost .50 an hour or $4 for 8 hours. Plus there's a Starbucks and a Dunkin Donuts near the station, so riders can pick up a treat on their way in.
There's plenty of shops and resturants in South Station. However, I think along the Amtrak northern corridor station the best station has to be Grand Central Station in Washington DC.