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March 19, 2012

Remote parking garages near Atlantic Avenue? How about LICH and One Brooklyn Bridge Park?

Atlantic Yards Report

So, where might those remote parking garages be located, where those attending Nets games in Brooklyn can park and take shuttle buses to the Barclays Center arena?

At the Atlantic Yards District Service Cabinet meeting on March 15, Forest City Ratner executive Jane Marshall said the company had identified two garages for remote parking, "focused on Atlantic Avenue" and "right off the BQE [Brooklyn-Queens Expressway]."

That would allow shuttle buses to follow MTA bus routes along Atlantic Avenue and, presumably, do a drop-off along Atlantic Avenue outside the arena rather than along Flatbush Avenue or the narrower lanes of Dean Street or Sixth Avenue.

Where might they be?

After the meeting, Rob Perris, District Manager for Community Board 2, and Jim Vogel, an aide to state Senator Velmanette Montgomery, both Brooklyn residents, gave it their best guess:

  • Long Island College Hospital (LICH), now part of Downstate Medical Center
  • One Brooklyn Bridge Park, a luxury condo building

Both certainly fit Marshall's description.


Posted by eric at March 19, 2012 11:27 AM