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Transport and the Olympics - what's in the plans..and are we ready?

A recent parliamentary paper details comprehensive plans for transport during the Olympics and Paralympics. The paper constitutes joint written evidence from:  Transport for London (TfL), Greater London Authority (GLA), Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA), London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG), Network Rail and the...
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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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Transport for London website developed to help mobility during the Games

Getaheadofthegames You can use TfL's  getaheadofthegames.com website to find out where to avoid and how to plan your journeys around the Games, at the 14 London venues, and the other 11 UK-wide locations. You can use the website to find out whether stations or lines that you plan to use will be amongst those most affected, with predicted day-by-day impact, along with advice...
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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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London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games Transport Lessons and Legacy

This is the 5th in my series of articles on the transport legacy left by the Olympic and Paralympics games. You can download a pdf version of this article from the I ntelligent Mobility folder in the main Transport KTN document library, where you will also find pdf versions of my previous 4 articles. Is it too early to be learning lessons? Celebrations took place at the...
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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...

London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games Transport Lessons and Legacy

This is the 5th in my series of articles on the transport legacy left by the Olympic and...

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...

Transport for London website developed to help mobility during the Games

Getaheadofthegames You can use TfL's  getaheadofthegames.com website to find out...

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...

Transport and the Olympics - what's in the plans..and are we ready?

A recent parliamentary paper details comprehensive plans for transport during the Olympics and...