Host city Olympic transportation plan: survey data analysis and discussion

The City of Vancouver, in partnership with TransLink, VANOC, and Transport Canada, appointed the Civil Engineering Department of the University of British Columbia (UBC) to conduct the monitoring of transportation through the Vancouver Downtown peninsula during the 2010 Olympic Winter Games. The data comprised of 3 samples of 24hr and partial-day screenline counts of all travel entering or leaving the downtown area by all modes. Additionally, intercept surveys captured the travel behaviour and choices of spectators and participants of Downtown Olympic-related events. In summary, the results of the monitoring study suggest the provision and uptake of transportation during the 2010 Winter Games was successful and a new "Olympic record" of a 24-hour 61 per cent sustainable mode share into/out of the Downtown core was observed. The Host City Downtown Monitoring Study documents the observed sustainable transportation behaviour during the 2010 Olympic Winter Games as a lasting legacy. The study is also an objective documentation that local residents and visitors can adjust to travel in a much more sustainable manner than normal.

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  • English

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  • Pagination: 59p

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  • Accession Number: 01383398
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: ARRB
  • Files: ATRI
  • Created Date: Aug 22 2012 2:08PM