Vancouver 2010 to release further integrated transportation plan details;
unveil medals next week

VANCOUVER, Oct. 8 /CNW/ - The Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC) will make two major announcements in the week of October 12 to 16. The following information is provided to help media plan their coming week and is subject to change.

    
    Wednesday, October 14: Release of next phase of integrated transportation
    plan (technical briefing followed by news conference)

    Time: 7:30 am to 9:30 am

    Location: VANOC Headquarters, 400-3585 Graveley Street, Vancouver, BC

    Format: The technical briefing, which starts at 7:30 am sharp, will be
    immediately followed by a full news conference. Media interested in
    attending are required to stay for the full two-hour session. Content
    will include:

    -   Key dates and details about when the transportation plan will go into
        affect in the region
    -   Details for travel on the Sea to Sky Highway, including the Olympic
        Bus Network
    -   Overview of transportation plans for the Paralympic Winter Games
    -   A look at the public awareness campaign that launches this month
    -   Tips and advice for the public on planning for travel in 2010.

    Spokespersons/subject matter experts from VANOC, the City of Vancouver,
the Resort Municipality of Whistler (RMOW), TransLink, BC Transit, the
provincial Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure (MoT), and the
Vancouver 2010 Integrated Security Unit (V2010 ISU) will participate.

    Thursday, October 15: Unveiling of Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic
    Medals

    Time: morning

    Location: Athletes Village, Vancouver, BC

    More details, including the event location, and access to the site, will
    be provided to media on Tuesday, October 13.
    

SOURCE VANCOUVER ORGANIZING COMMITTEE FOR THE 2010 OLYMPIC AND PARALYMPIC WINTER GAMES

For further information: For further information: Media Contact: Jennifer Young, VANOC Communications, Tel: (604) 403-3589, E-mail: jennifer_young@vancouver2010.com

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