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18:30 - 21:00 11 September 2012

Transport and the Olympic Legacy - Driving Innovation


Cruciform Lecture Theatre 1 | Cruciform Building (link Map)
Gower Street | London | WC1E 6BT | United Kingdom

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student

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Michele Dix, Managing Director, Planning, Transport for London
Natalie Chapman, Head of Policy, Freight Transport Association
Dr Andy Chow, Lecturer in Transport Studies, UCL Centre for Transport Studies
Dr Jon Reades, Research Associate, UCL Centre for Advanced Spacial Analysis

Extra pressure on London's transport systems during the Olympics forced both the public and private sectors to try innovative ways to spread demand and use the road and rail networks more efficiently, from new delivery patterns to greater use of the web and twitter. This event will look at some of the successful innovations which ensured that the goods were delivered and that people got around during the Olympics, and that can be built upon to improve ways in which transport is delivered in London in the future.


Catherine Dean
+44 (0) 20 3108 3838 | c.dean@ucl.ac.uk


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