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Before the Olympics, there were dark mutterings that, once councils had gained their Stalinist powers, they would not easily surrender them.
And so it has come to pass. The parking lockdown, says Newham, "proved such a success" that, hey, here's a random, crazy thought, how about formalising the restrictions into a permanent regime?
Ticket holders should arrive up to four hours early to this summer's Olympic events in Greenwich Park, organising officials have said.
Up to 50,000 visitors will be attending each day and Locog has outlined ways in which it sees things running smoothly.
Critical parking arrangements for residents who live in the Olympic boroughs are still up in the air with less than six months to go before the Games.
Confusion among residents - many of whom find themselves in a controlled parking zone for the first time - is growing.
All you drivers out there, you don't know how lucky you are.
I confess, as a four-wheeled motorist I too was spoilt. All you need to do to answer the question "Where can I park?" is to look out of your window. And there you have it - a collection of signs, symbols and detailed passages of text telling you exactly when, where and for how long you're allowed to stop and abandon your vehicle.
After riding around the wild streets of North London for a week, gaining confidence and experience I decided to go for it last Monday - my first commute.
I'd been out in sunshine, the cold, at night and in high winds, but as dawn made a feeble bid to break, it brought a new experience with it.