London 2012: Olympics chiefs urged to take Tube by Boris Johnson
31 January 2012
Mayor of London, Boris Johnson has urged Olympic chiefs to take the Tube during London 2012, as organisers launched a website detailing expected hotspots on London's underground system.
He was speaking at the launch of Get Ahead of the Games, a campaign to raise awareness of Olympic transport issues.
"To all members of the International Olympic Committee, I urge them to do the right thing - get on the Jubilee Line because they'll love it," he said.
The Olympic Games start on 27 July and ends in 9 September with the Paralympic Games.
Mr Johnson wants IOC chiefs and sponsors to forego the dedicated Games Lanes available to them during the Olympics and instead take advantage of London's public transport system, which has seen £6.5bn of improvements.
London 2012 will involve 14,000 athletes, 7,000 technical officials, 20,000 media and 11 million spectators.
Transport Secretary Justine Greening said London 2012 and TfL had been working with businesses to ensure they had contingency plans in place to cater for the expected congestion in London during the Games.
Transport Commissioner Peter Hendy said the TfL's twin objectives - to host a great Games and keep London and the UK moving - would be achieved as London, which already sees 25m daily journeys, was well equipped to deal with the 3m more expected on the busiest day of the Games.
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