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The impact on innovation in UK transport of the 2012 London Olympics and Paralympics

Will London face melt-down? There has been much speculation about how London will cope with the additional burden of up to 3million additional passenger journeys per day on peak days during the Olympics. Guest posts on the Transport KTN Next month, we will start a series of guest posts on the Transport KTN's  Intelligent Mobility  group, about the UK's response to the...
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The Games Legacy Series: number 2

Following on from last month's article on the legacy that the Olympic Games will leave on our transport systems, this month's article ( Download a pdf of it here ) looks at how collaboration and co-ordination is expected to help the Games organisers and the transport systems operators effectively manage the extended congestion the Games will bring.   Games transport:...
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Is Transport in the UK going to be better after this year’s Games?

The Games Legacy This is the first in a series of articles which will address the above question.    I will present a mix of first-hand experience and commentary from the people who will be running transport during the Games and those that have been involved from the early strategy stages.  Then, once the Games are over I intend to indulge in a retrospective: what went...
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The Olympics Transport Legacy Articles 1-5

Now that the Olympics are a distant memory the legacy still goes on.  Daniel Ruiz of the TSB wrote a series of 5 articles covering before, during and after the event as follows:   Is Transport in the UK going to be better after this year’s Games? This was the first the first in the series of articles which will addressed the above question.    ...
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Games over (Olympic legacy article 4)

Games Over? The Paralympic Games finished this week.  More quiet success for transport and a palpable sense of achievement.  Amongst those who made it work, however, there is a sense of anti-climax.  Unsurprising, but something to address.  One way of dealing with it will be to capture, preserve and build upon the capability of individuals and teams proven over the...
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Games Legacy Series: Number 3

Welcome to the 3rd in my series of articles investigating the legacy of London 2012 on the transport system in the UK.  This month, I look at the concept of freedom and ease of travel and transport, or travel and transport ' mobility' . During the Olympics, Mobility became a readily available commodity The mantra before the Games was to have “ Sport in the news,...
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The Olympics Transport Legacy Articles 1-5

Now that the Olympics are a distant memory the legacy still goes on.  Daniel Ruiz of the...

Games over (Olympic legacy article 4)

Games Over? The Paralympic Games finished this week.  More quiet success for...

Games Legacy Series: Number 3

Welcome to the 3rd in my series of articles investigating the legacy of London 2012 on the...

The Games Legacy Series: number 2

Following on from last month's article on the legacy that the Olympic Games will leave on...

Is Transport in the UK going to be better after this year’s Games?

The Games Legacy This is the first in a series of articles which will address the above...

The impact on innovation in UK transport of the 2012 London Olympics and Paralympics

Will London face melt-down? There has been much speculation about how London will cope...