(Thursday, February 10, 2010) Halifax, NS – Metro Transit is proud to
support the Halifax 2011 Canada Games! Regular Metro Transit routes
serve all 11 HRM Games venues, so park your car and let us bring you to
Canada Games volunteers and athletes have free access to all Metro
Transit services from February 10 – 27 inclusive by showing their
accreditation badge upon boarding the bus or ferry.
Free access to transit from February 11 – 27 is also extended to anyone
with a full event 'Games Pass' for both weeks of competition.
The Alderney Ferry will provide additional evening service for the
Canada Games opening ceremony at the Halifax Metro Centre, as well as
for two special concerts being held at Celebration Square, as follows:
-Friday, February 11: extended 15-minute service until 11:45 pm
-Saturday, February 19: 15-minute service from 5 pm – 11:45 pm
-Saturday, February 26: 15-minute service from 5 pm – 11:45 pm
The Woodside Ferry will maintain regular service throughout the Games.
Look for the special ‘Get on board for the Games’ brochure,
available on board buses and ferries, at 54 local retail outlets, and
the HRM Customer Service Centres for your transit guide to the Canada
For more information on how to take transit to the Games, visit
www.halifax.ca/metrotransit or contact the HRM Call Centre at