COMMONS

MPs examine the transport challenges posed by the Olympic Games

23 May 2012

At this session the Transport Committee will examine the Transport Plan for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. This short inquiry covers the impact of 'Games Lanes' and the 'Olympic Route Network' (ORN) on the road network; measures being taken to manage increased travel demand during the Games especially on public transport and including aviation; the effects of travel disruption for businesses and services; and the delivery of a valuable transport legacy following the Games.

Location:

Wednesday 23 May 2012 in the Wilson Room, Portcullis House

2.05 pm

  • Cllr Catherine West, Leader of Islington Council and Chair of London Councils’ Transport & Environment Committee
  • Natalie Chapman, Head of Policy for London, Freight Transport Association
  • James Bielby, Chief Executive, Federation of Wholesale Distributors
  • Richard Massett, Executive, Licensed Taxi Drivers Association

2.40 pm

  • Andy Garner, Director London 2012, BAA Ltd
  • Robin Gisby, Managing Director, Network Operations, Network Rail
  • Peter Hendy CBE, Commissioner of Transport, Transport for London

3.30 pm

  • Hugh Sumner, Director of Transport, Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA)
  • Richard George, Director of Transport, London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games (LOCOG)
  • Rt Hon Justine Greening MP, Secretary of State for Transport

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