NEW YORK/NEW JERSEY (PIX11) – Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. is being called the “mass transit Super Bowl,” with hundreds of thousands of people expected to flood the New York-New Jersey area using public transportation.
The only way to get to the stadium on Feb. 2 will be using mass transit, as no private vehicles will be permitted to approach without prior arrangement.
NJ Transit and the MTA will be offering deals and extra service for those traveling to and from the game.
From the MTA website:
Super Bowl Boulevard:
From January 29 to February 2, don’t miss the all-day and evening events along Super Bowl Boulevard, the epicenter for NFL fans during Super Bowl XLVIII. Running along Broadway from 34 St/Herald Square to 47 St in Times Square, Super Bowl Boulevard is easily reached by public transit. Take the or train to 34 St/Herald Square, or the or train to Times Sq/42 St. Metro-North riders can walk from Grand Central Terminal. Long Island Rail Road customers can walk one avenue east from Penn Station to Herald Square.