How to sell New Yorkers on a new stadium: point out they don’t have to drive to it. (Source: ad in the 2nd Avenue F train station.)
But, despite the 11 subway lines (plus LIRR) that converge right under the arena, no doubt a great number of people will drive.
Indeed, Gridlock Sam—who engineered the transportation plan for the area—predicts a Carmageddon in these parts:
Carmageddon Fri 9/28 - Barclays Ctr debuts with 8 pm performance by JayZ— GridlockSam Schwartz (@GridlockSam) September 27, 2012