London’s transport network will be “severely affected” by “millions” of extra trips during the Olympic games, Transport for London has warned today.
TfL has urged the capital’s businesses to take advantage of advice and online ‘tools’ designed to help plan alternative routes and working practices.
London’s Transport Commissioner, Peter Hendy has says: “with millions of people coming to enjoy the Games and all that London and the UK have to offer, transport networks will be severely affected.
“That’s why we’re urging businesses to plan ahead now, to ensure they can keep on running effectively during the summer of 2012.
Advice includes encouraging and enabling staff to cycle and walk to work, allowing employees to work from home and staggering the start and finish times of working day.
Businesses are encouraged to register for regular updates at london2012.com/traveladviceforbusiness.