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You get your say on Olympics transportation — well, a part of it

March 18th, 2009 · 4 Comments

I was so excited when I saw the following public announcement from the city, thinking this was going to be the public’s chance to remake the Olympics transportation plan, even though it’s already been announced. But when i called to get more information, it was clarified to me that the forum and public consultation will mainly be about the 32 blocks of pedestrian zones in the city not the zillions of Olympics-only traffic lanes and blocked off roads. Oh well, go anyway. Think of it as the city’s first Olympics “live site.”

City holds open house on Host City

transportation plan for 2010

The City of Vancouver recently released its Host City Olympic transportation plan for the 2010 Olympic Winter Games, which includes locations of Olympic lanes, parking restrictions, pedestrian corridors and more within Vancouver.

The City will be holding an open house on March 30, 2009 – with information booths and staff available – to answer any questions that residents and businesses might have about the plan, including details on how the downtown pedestrian corridors will function during the 2010 Winter Games.

    Monday, March 30, 2009
    4 – 7 pm

Main floor Promenade
Vancouver Public Library – Central Branch
350 West Georgia Street

More information on temporary changes to the City’s road network during the 2010 Winter Games is also available on the City’s Host City website at

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