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Another busy day at the Olympic Park and more sporting and cultural events taking place across town

Road users, residents and spectators are reminded to avoid driving near the Paralympic Route Network - including roads around the City of London - and Games venues

  • Routes to the Olympic Park will be very busy today as all seven venues in the Park are being used - plan ahead at www.GetAheadoftheGames.com
  • Passengers who use the Jubilee, Central or DLR lines or the Javelin service are reminded to plan ahead to avoid the busiest times and places
  • The annual Regent Street Festival will take place throughout today adding to the sporting and cultural events on offer
  • Road users, residents and spectators are reminded to avoid driving near the Paralympic Route Network - including roads around the City of London - and Games venues
  • Sporting action isn't the only way to get involved in London 2012 - there are fantastic live sites, free concerts, restaurants and bars, great West End plays and other attractions too. Check out www.london2012.com/joinin
  • Plan ahead with the latest Games travel advice at www.GetAheadoftheGames.com and follow @GAOTG on Twitter
  • For the latest on how transport services are operating, check before you travel at www.tfl.gov.uk and follow @TfLTravelAlerts (Tube, DLR and London Overground), @TfLTrafficNews (roads) and @TfLBusAlerts (bus)

Today (Sunday 2 September) will be another busy and exciting day of sporting and cultural events with Paralympic action in all seven venues in the Olympic Park, including South Africa's Oscar Pistorius, who is expected to take on his great rival Jerome Singleton of the US in the T44 200m final.

Events are also taking place at ExCeL, North Greenwich Arena, Greenwich Park and Royal Artillery Barracks, Eton Dorney and Weymouth, meaning that anyone planning to travel will need to plan ahead at GetAheadoftheGames.com

The Jubilee and Central lines, from central London to Stratford, and the DLR network will be particularly busy.

Javelin services to and from the Olympic Park will also be busy today and throughout the Paralympic Games, in both the morning and the evening.

Spectators heading to or from the Olympic Park are being asked to consider using c2c, District and Hammersmith & City lines to or from West Ham and to access the Park via the Greenway.

This will help avoid the crowds. Passengers with reduced mobility should use Stratford station, where assistance is available.

National rail services between Liverpool Street and Stratford should also be considered.

All passengers are advised to leave extra travel time and to plan ahead to avoid the busiest times and places by visiting GetAheadoftheGames.com.

Today will also see the annual Regent Street Festival, with a celebration of the 'mile of style' at the heart of numerous events taking place throughout the day.

Regent Street, Lower Regent Street, Piccadilly Circus and Waterloo Place have been closed to all traffic since yesterday with roads scheduled to re-open in the early hours of Monday 3 September.

Shaftesbury Avenue will also be closed at Cambridge Circus between 12:00 and 22:00 today.

These road closures will mean temporary diversions in place in the West End for all traffic, including buses, so road users are advised to plan ahead at GetAheadoftheGames.com.

The Tube stations closest to the Regent Street Festival are Oxford Circus and Piccadilly Circus, served by the Bakerloo, Victoria, Central and Piccadilly lines.

Where possible, driving on or around the Paralympic Route Network (PRN) and near venue areas should be avoided, particularly around the Olympic Park in Stratford and the A102 approach roads north and south of the Blackwall Tunnel.

The A2, A12 and A13, and roads east of St Pauls, including those in and approaching the City such as Upper Thames Street and Lower Thames Street, and roads around Games venues are busier than usual. If driving is your only option, please travel at a different time if possible or allow more time for your journey.

Trafalgar Square and Potters Field Live Sites will operate throughout the Paralympic Games.

There are a number of stations that can be used to access Trafalgar Square including Charing Cross and Embankment Station, and Potters Field is within walking distance of Borough Station.

London's Transport Commissioner, Peter Hendy CBE, said: `With all seven venues in use today at the Olympic Park and sporting action taking place at several other venues in the east of the city, along with fantastic cultural events including the Regent Street Festival, we want to remind people to plan ahead.

`We are asking them to take the same sensible steps they did during the Olympics and avoid the busiest times and places and avoid driving around venues and the PRN. Everything you need to plan your journey and avoid disruption as you head out and about to enjoy the various events and attractions can be found at GetAheadoftheGames.com.'

TfL's key travel advice for Sunday, 2 September:

  • Events will be taking place across east London at the Olympic Park, ExCeL, North Greenwich Area, Greenwich Park, Royal Artillery Barracks, Eton Dorney and Weymouth
  • Public transport serving Games venues will be particularly busy, especially on the Jubilee line from Waterloo to Stratford, Central line from Holborn to Stratford and DLR in the periods 07:30-09:30 and 16:00-19:00. Canada Water and Mile End are going to be particularly busy especially between 07:30-09:30 and North Greenwich, Stratford and Canning Town are expected to be busier than normal after 21:00. If possible, consider using alternative lines at busy times or retiming your journey to avoid the crowds
  • If you're attending the late night sessions at the Olympic Park, North Greenwich Arena or ExCeL please make sure you check the time of your last train home
  • Large numbers of spectators are expected to interchange at London Bridge and Bank to get to Games venues. If possible, try to avoid interchanging at these stations between 07:30-09:30 and 16:00-19:00
  • Please avoid driving on or around the Paralympic Route Network (PRN) and near venues. The A102 approach roads north and south of the Blackwall Tunnel should be avoided;The A2, A12, A13, and roads east of St.Pauls, including those in and approaching the City such as Upper Thames Street and Lower Thames Street, are busier than usual. If driving is your only option, please travel at a different time if possible or allow more time for your journey
  • Games Lanes are operating flexibly. Check the electronic roadside message signs which will clearly state if the Games Lanes are open to general traffic or reserved for Games vehicles. If you have to drive in these areas, plan ahead and consider re-timing your journey and allow more time
  • Before travelling, check out live travel updates at www.tfl.gov.uk/live or by following @TfLTravelAlerts (Tube, DLR and London Overground), @TfLTrafficNews (roads) or @tflbusalerts (bus)
  • For full information on avoiding roads and public transport hotspots, check out GetAheadoftheGames.com - including detailed Daily Bulletins - and follow @GAOTG on Twitter
  • Today's Daily Bulletin is available at: http://www.getaheadofthegames.com/bulletins/2-september.html

Ticketed spectators:

  • People travelling to and from the Olympic Park are advised to try using the District, Hammersmith and City or c2c services into West Ham with a direct walk along the Greenway to the Park for quicker entry.
  • Passengers with reduced mobility are advised to use Stratford station;
  • If you have a ticket to a London 2012 event, make sure you don't miss it - check london2012.com for your recommended arrival times and leave plenty of time to travel;
  • Re-check your travel plans before attending an event by using the Travel Planner at london2012.com/journey;
  • Expect queues when arriving and departing venue stations. Please leave plenty of time to get to your venue, and remember to check the times of your last train home with your operator;
  • For more information about accessible travel during the Games, please visit: www.london2012.com/spectators/travel/accessible-travel
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