From 29 July to 09 August 2012, travel between areas of London will no doubt be difficult as the world’s biggest sporting event comes to town. Just how will this affect normal commuters? This opinion-based report from IET Venues analyses the predicted disruption that will occur on London’s roads and rail, resulting in significant delays to the working day of the average commuter and discusses what solutions are being proposed to alleviate this situation. Some key findings include:
Businesses need to consider implementing the necessary arrangements to ensure essential journeys take place and that staff, customers and visitors avoid congested routes and continue business as usual.
Many are investing in video conferencing communications to avoid the need to travel yet boosting productivity through increased collaboration during the busiest periods this summer. IET Venues too has invested in its new video conferencing facilities, which combined with its social media facilities and live events capabilities, aim to provide businesses and event planners with the option to avoid unnecessary disruption due to travel delays during this period.
Read the full opinion-based report: