Legacy runs through the heart of London 2012, and we want the Paralympic Games to leave behind a strong legacy for disabled people.
The Paralympic Games present a unique operational challenge, and as soon as the Olympic Games finished LOCOG, the Government, the Mayor of London and the transport and security services all began working to get the country ready.
The London 2012 Games is committed to being the most accessible Games held to date.
Everything you need to know about the Olympic Route Network.
Read about transport plans for Weymouth and Portand where sailing events will take place in July and August 2012.
The London 2012 Games allowed a once-in-a-generation opportunity to make vital improvements to London’s transport network in preparation for the busiest summer the city will ever see. Take a look at how transport links to and within the capital have been improved to cope with the influx of spectators.
0.3 per cent of London’s roads have Games-specific lanes. 1 per cent of London’s roads covered by the Olympic Route Network. 2.6 kilometre extension to the Docklands Light Railway (DLR). 80 kilometres of walking and cycling paths being improved. 10 rail lines serve the Olympic Park, including the London Underground, the DLR, London Overground and national rail services. 15 seconds [...]
There has been around £6.5 billion worth of public investment in transport infrastructure in the run up to London 2012, with more than £475 million invested by the Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) on projects specifically related to the Games.