London businesses and organisations, including John Lewis Partnership, Boots, Sainsbury’s, Canary Wharf Group, Deloitte and the Evening Standard have welcomed the release by Transport for London (TfL) of London 2012 Games transport ‘hotspot’ information and advice.
Fleet solutions provider Trimble is calling for companies to prepare now to minimise the anticipated disruption to London’s roads on the first day of the working week after the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games.
Almost 400 London businesses employing more than half a million staff have signed up for bespoke London 2012 Games travel advice, with hundreds more organisations attending special Games transport workshops.
New information showing how the busiest stations and locations across the Tube and road networks will be affected during the London 2012 Games were presented to businesses for the first time yesterday (22 September), with the promise of further comprehensive information to come.
Transport Minister Norman Baker today urged commuters and businesses in London to think differently about how they travel during the Olympic Games as he marked a year to go to what is likely to be one of the busiest days on the transport network.
A lack of forthcoming information from Government agencies has left the vast majority of logistics providers in and around London feeling unprepared for the arrival of the world's largest sporting event, claims the Freight Transport Association (FTA).
Bankers, lawyers and retailers are leading the charge when it comes to preparing for the transport challenges posed by the London 2012 Olympic Games, according to new figures from London 2012 and Transport for London (TfL).
The realisation of the environmental, economic and road safety benefits of delivering goods out-of-hours has taken a significant step forward with the results of the Quiet Delivery Demonstration Scheme (QDDS) trials.
The Road Haulage Association (RHA) welcomes the news that the Olympic Delivery Authority's ‘Big Build' to help spectators and the rest of London keep moving during the Games is complete and is pleased to see the publication of the Transport Plan for the London 2012 Games.