Fun Fact: 95% of the UK will come within 10 miles of the Olympic Torch

Did you know that an estimated 95 % of UK’s population will come within ten miles of the Olympic torch during its 8,000-mile journey between May 19 and July 27 this year?

And as much as we may think that the torch is carried by runners like a baton the whole route, over 6,000 miles of the torch’s trip will be by vehicle. This is just another reminder that strong transportation infrastructures are important!

Please learn more about the Olympic torch’s upcoming trek:


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