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Olympic VIP lanes unused, many turn to public transit

Posted on July 31, 2012

LONDON — Many of London’s dedicated Olympic road lanes, designed to transport competitors and VIP guests to the games without being stuck in traffic, have been turned off because many are using public transport instead, according to an NBCNews.com report.

Despite congestion fears for the first full weekday of the games, many Londoners found underground trains and main stations were quieter than usual — not least because transit planners issued dire warnings of possible long lines. For the full story, click here.

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