The following OGI report is expected to provide further insight on these issues. Also, national polls conducted after the Paralympic Games indicated a change in attitudes towards people with disabilities.
A large portion of that output came from carbon emitted by spectators, media, athletes and Olympic personnel flying to and from Vancouver.
UBC researchers drew from a PriceWaterhouseCoopers report that said about new businesses and up to 20, jobs were created in B.
The third volume in a series of four reports is a "Games-time" report and was released by UBC on Tuesday. For more information, visit the Centre for Sport and Sustainability at www.
The Games-times report was unable to provide significant insight on social concerns such as homelessness and affordable housing, that surfaced in the lead up to the Olympics and Paralympics, because no new data was available at Games-time.
The final OGI report, measuring the long-term impacts of the Games, is expected to provide more insight in these areas. That's the conclusion made by a University of British Columbia report commissioned by the International Olympic Committee to measure the overall impact of the Games.Economic impacts Business and jobs — New businesses and new jobs were created that related directly to the Olympics such as venue operation, as well as indirectly such as hotel and restaurant jobs. This was much more concrete. The third volume in a series of four reports is a "Games-time" report and was released by UBC on Tuesday. He's since received numbers on homelessness and promises to include them in the final post-Games report. VanWynsberghe says that data wasn't available in time. Beginning with the Winter Games, all Olympic organizing committees are contractually required to undertake the OGI study. Looking at the environmental impact, the OGI Games-time study found that Olympic-related greenhouse gas emissions increased every year following , with an eight-fold increase during Games-time compared to the organizing period, likely due to full operation of all venues and transportation of Games participants and spectators to and around Vancouver. During this period, the share of low-impact modes of travel into and out of the downtown core became the dominant mode of travel over personal vehicle use. The report noted that possible media attention and local advocacy efforts may have catalyzed government efforts to address these issues.