Getting around during the games

I’ve been sent a whole bunch of TfL links and bits from Network Neighbourhoods to help everyone plan what they are doing over the next few weeks: How Travel in Hackney will be affected: The interactive maps:Public transport Travel demand forecasting: Torch relay route: It’s gonna be busy in our capital here are a facts from the Olympic core script: » Up to one million extra visitors are expected in London every day at Games-time.» During each of the 16 days of the 2012 Games London will be responsible for transporting an average of 500000 spectators and around 55000 members of the Games Family each day which includes athletes and team officials technical officials press and broadcasting teams (who will all be provided with bus services that use the ORN) Olympic and Paralympic families and marketing partners.» There will be up to three million additional trips in London on the busiest day of the Games in addition to the 24 million trips normally made (12 million on publictransport 12 million on the roads)» The busiest day on the transport system will be on day 7 of the Olympics – Friday 3 August when there will be 3.3m extra trips in the UK. Those journeys will be concentrated in centraland east London with around 510000 ticketed spectators in London “