Published: 27 August, 2010
Murad Qureshi says there’s no need for ‘elite’ traffic lanes for the 2012 Games – a little common sense would solve the problem
WITH the consultation out on the Olympic Route Network (ORN), you can imagine how Londoners will be responding – particularly those in Central London’s many urban villages – to the idea that whole lanes of precious road space will be sectioned off for the exclusive use of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and its sponsors to get across town from their hotels in the west of the city to Olympic venues in the east.
Crucially, this consultation does not explain why IOC officials and sponsors should be based in hotels along Park Lane in the first place.
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