In talking with MSG's Howie Rose last week, Bruce Ratner said he would prefer fans take mass transit to Barclays Center but advised there will be plenty of space at parking garages nearby. Meanwhile, with a little more than six months to go before opening night, the on-site and remote parking plans remain confused.
The state is requiring Forest City Ratner to provide 1,100 parking spaces on company-owned property near the arena, but it remains uncertain whether they will be surface spaces or in "stackers", which locals find objectionable because it takes so long for cars to be retrieved following a game. At the same time, arena management is trying to find remote sites whether fans with pre-paid plans can park and be bussed to the arena.
- Deck is stacked against stack-parking plan for Barclays Center - Rich Calder - New York Post
Remote parking garages near Atlantic Avenue? How about LICH and One Brooklyn Bridge Park? - Norman Oder - Atlantic Yards Report