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TFL offers London 2012 Games travel advice on Twitter

Transport for London (TfL) will be hosting a second live Twitter chat today, and is calling for businesses and commuters to join in to learn more about how they can Get Ahead of the Games.

TfL will be joined by experts from Unilever and Sagicor at Lloyd’s, who will answer questions to help Britain’s employers and commuters plan their transport ahead of the London 2012 Games.

Ben Plowden, director of planning at TfL Surface Transport; Jacobina Plummer, global change and communications manager, Agile Working for Unilever; and Paul Marden, marketing, communications and CSR officer at Sagicor at Lloyd’s (an insurance syndicate operating in Lloyd's of London insurance market) will be available between 13:00-14:00 BST on Twitter.

Unilever and Sagicor are well-placed to answer questions having already developed best practice Games-time travel plans to suit their businesses. Their plans include offering flexible or home working options and encouraging employees to use alternative forms of transport, such as cycling or walking all or part of their commute.

The chat will be hosted by the official London 2012/TfL Get Ahead of the Games transport advice twitter feed @GAOTG, using the hashtag #GAOTG. Questions for the panel can be submitted to @GAOTG beforehand, using the hashtag #GAOTG.

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