A Transport for London spokesman insisted that it had never advised people to stay out of London.
We want people to come and enjoy all that London and the Games have to offer - world-class sport and cultural events, bars, restaurants, shops, theatres and museums.
People should simply plan ahead to avoid the busiest stations at the busiest times.
London is open for business, we are getting everyone to their Games events on time and keeping the city moving.
The Tube carried an extra 275,000 passengers yesterday - a 7.5% increase on the number of people we would normally see at this time of year.
The DLR had a record day yesterday, carrying 65% more passengers than an average day.
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We're all narcissists now (aren't we) so it must be OK for me to see the prism of UK politics through my two stints as a political editor.