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What is the health impact of the 2012 London Olympic transport plans?

23 July 2012

On the OUPblog, the co-author of a European Journal of Public Health paper answers our questions on what East Londoners can expect when the Olympic Games kick off.

"While the UK government worries about visitors streaming through customs at Heathrow, locals around the new Olympic site are worried about what the sudden wave of visitors will mean to them. What can they expect as ticket-holders jam roads, crowd public transport, and over-run East London? Will the commitment to public health hold true for transportation? And what will happen after the closing ceremony?"

Read the full blog article here.

Read the full paper: Health impact assessment of the 2012 London Olympic transport plans