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Old 04-23-2009, 06:59 AM
 
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Which is a better commute to NYC?
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Old 04-23-2009, 07:11 AM
 
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Which is a better commute to NYC?
I'd say Summit and Westfield. Summit is the last stop before the train line branches off. Check the njtransit schedules for details on service. I think both these lines have frequent service on weekdays, and service on weekends.
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Old 04-23-2009, 09:22 AM
 
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i think it would depend on what part of nyc. i believe that summit and chatham both have mid town direct service, don't think Westfield does.

chatham is only 1 more stop away from summit so commute time difference not much of an issue. parking is more readily available in summit i think.
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Old 04-23-2009, 09:36 AM
 
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thank you.....
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Old 04-23-2009, 09:41 AM
 
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does anyone know anything about the bus from summit? i think it is a park and ride?
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Old 04-23-2009, 09:43 AM
 
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chatham is only 1 more stop away from summit so commute time difference not much of an issue. parking is more readily available in summit i think.
yes, but the train line splits at summit. Check those train schedules, you will have more frequent trains to/from summit. So commute is more convenient.
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Old 04-23-2009, 09:50 AM
 
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yes, but the train line splits at summit. Check those train schedules, you will have more frequent trains to/from summit. So commute is more convenient.

agreed, but i think summit or chatham would be a better choice then westfield commute wise for someone wanting mid town direct service.


summit station is only a 5 minute drive from most parts of chatham.
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Old 04-23-2009, 09:58 AM
 
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agreed, but i think summit or chatham would be a better choice then westfield commute wise for someone wanting mid town direct service.


summit station is only a 5 minute drive from most parts of chatham.
To OP (if you're still reading): what part of NYC ?
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Old 04-23-2009, 10:35 AM
 
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For Hal - Grand Central...
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Old 04-23-2009, 10:37 AM
 
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To OP (if you're still reading): what part of NYC ?
That is definitely a good question because if you work downtown, Westfield is more convenient (NJ Transit --> Newark, then 22-minute PATH train ride to World Trade Center). Getting to Midtown from Westfield isn't a terrible commute, but Summit is MUCH more convenient for that.
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