from all over New South Wales together with buses from Queensland,
the ACT and Victoria have combined to provide shuttle services for
spectators, officials, media and athletes to Olympic &
transport interchanges and park and ride locations.
Olympic lanes, Clearway and Parking restrictions (such as those pictured
left), school holidays, businesses varying hours or closing and a greater
use of public transport were major factors in making travel around Sydney
easier than expected.
accredited officials, staff, media and athletes were able to use some
services. People with tickets to Olympic & Paralympic events were
provided with bus travel as detailed below as part of their event tickets.
Normal private and State Transit services were not included in this
Photos in this
section show some of the buses that were used in the program called Bus
2000. These buses were mainly available due to school holidays being
held at the same time as the Olympics. During the Paralympics, sports were
mainly held at Olympic Park and some other venues so less buses were
Transit and private routes were changed or cancelled to release other
buses. The buses were mainly based at a an old Defence Department site in