Newslinks | Car Free Olympics

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The Times reports on the Olympic Delivery Authority's transport plan, which makes no provision for cars across any of its sites in the UK. Describing the logistics of getting 800,000 people to the venues on the busiest days, the plan speaks of the “country’s largest peacetime logistical operation”.

Several innovative arrangements are being made to ensure that people have trouble-free journeys to the venues, including Olympics only traffic lanes, personalised transport plans, and the use of mobile texting in order to update people on the move: