July travel news: Olympics disruption, new riverboat services and Northern Line extension

Transport for London has a range of useful articles on its website. Here is a list of links to the stories that are of most importance to Battersea including the Olympic impact on bus, car and rail travel – and news on the Nine Elms Northern Line extension.

A Clapham Junction omnibus

2012 OLYMPIC GAMES NEWS

London businesses prepare
Mayor calls on businesses to finalise Games-time plans

TfL urges business leaders to ensure staff are planning ahead
Employers are urged to check that staff are planning their Games-time travel

Plans outlined to implement ORN on 25 July
TfL’s plans for operation of the Olympic Route Network

Changes to bus routes announced
Busiest routes to be enhanced and some diverted

Improved online resources for disabled passengers
Short ‘how to’ films offer journey-planning advice and tips

TfL urges business leaders to ensure staff are planning ahead
Employers are urged to check that staff are planning their Games-time travel

Advice for road event spectators
TfL sets out its plans and issues travel advice

Boosting access this summer
Investment has helped improve accessibility on the network

Road users urged to plan journeys
Final version of roads planning tool launched


Emirates Air Line now boarding
UK’s first urban cable car now carrying passengers

TfL’s Annual Report published
Report sets out the major upgrades and improvements


TUBE NEWS

Proposed Northern line extension
Around 40,000 households and businesses updated

New entrance for Paddington
Further improvements also under way

Cooler Tube stations
Work under way to cool Green Park and Oxford Circus


ROAD NEWS

Digital countdown crossings across London
Technology tells pedestrians how long they have to cross the road

Charging forward in the war on roadworks
Charges introduced to discourage disruptive roadworks

Cycle marking action days
One of a range of measures to stop bike thieves


RIVER NEWS

River Bus services to treble between Putney and Blackfriars
Thames Clippers offers more stops, better accessibility and Oyster acceptance

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