Help is at hand for spectators planning their journeys to and from the Tour, with new social media accounts, and additions to the popular online interactive travel map.
A new dedicated Twitter account has been set up to share official travel advice and information for the Yorkshire Grand Départ over race weekend.
@TdFYorksTravel will offer the latest information from bus and rail operators, plus real-time updates on traffic and travel around the route.
The account will also issue messages on race days when the expected most popular locations on the route are becoming busy, filling up and full to capacity.
To further help spectators plan their day, the interactive map at letouryorkshire.com/travel now includes:
- Live traffic information with real-time updates to make travelling spectators aware of any incidents on the roads
- Full journey planner functionality, including all public transport options and how best to travel from any location to any point on the route
- Information on all event car parking, and park & ride services to access the route and useful travel advice to access key locations
Throughout the race weekend itself the interactive map at letouryorkshire.com/travel will reflect all the real-time traffic information, giving spectators the very latest travel advice and information. It can be accessed on smartphones, tablets and any internet-enabled computer. Since going live, the map has received over 225,000 hits helping spectators plan their journey to their chosen part of the route.