Tara Ciecko

Tips On Getting into BC Place for Opening Ceremony of the 2010 Olympic Games

I was fortunate enough yesterday to attend the dress rehearsal of the Opening Ceremonies and thought that I would pass on a few tips on entering BC Place for those who are planning to attend either...

Join the Party – Visit one of the many National ‘Houses’ and Cultural events coming soon.

Richmond - The city of Richmond is converting a huge area stretching from City Hall to Minorou Park into a giant outdoor mall called the O Zone.  The area is only a few blocks from the new...

Streetcar Back in Business; Cultural Olympiad officially opens

Streetcar back in Business - Today (January 21st) marks the official first day of operations for Vancouver’s 2010 Streetcar.  Called the Olympic Line, the service will be free transit...

It's Going to Get Noisy, There Will be Much to See and Do

Noise Hours Extended – The City has temporarily extended its daytime noise hours to be 7am to midnight on weekdays and 8am to midnight on weekends.  This change is in effect from January 1st to...

Do We Really Need to Practice for Road Closures?

Do we really need the Practice? - To prepare for the travel restrictions from February 12 to March 1, drivers who frequently travel in downtown Vancouver are encouraged to start ‘practicing’ their...

Fan to Fan ticket sales produce no deals; new parking rates effective January 1st

Olympic Ticket Buy, Sell and Auction – The Fan-to-Fan Marketplace is now live on www.vancouver2010.com and enables ticket holders to sign into their existing Vancouver 2010 ticketing account and...

Announced this week

On December 11th John Furlong announced the creation of a new award, The Vancouver 2010 Terry Fox Award, at an event on Ottawa with the Fox family.  “This award will be presented to an athlete...

Since You Will Not Be Able to Drive Your Car, Take the Opportunity To Ride a Rickshaw Instead

Street Closures Announced – Security based road closures will begin as early as January 15th to protect the safety of athletes, officials and the public.  Those who live and work on these...

Olympic Bits and Bites

With so much information to get across this week’s post is a collection of news, spectator information and interesting facts about the 2010 Olympic Games period… 1.  If you are attending an...

Lucky Enough to Secure Tickets in Whistler? Make Sure to get Your Olympic Bus Network Ticket on November 30th

Travel Smart - The City of Vancouver has launched www.travelsmart2010.ca to provide information all kinds of travel information including increases to public transit, road closures and travel in the...