Greenwich

Transport and streets news

Lamborghini driver pleads guilty to misusing stolen Blue Badge

Published on Tuesday, 11 July 2017

The driver pleaded guilty and was fined over £700 for using a stolen Blue Badge.

Car-free day for Greenwich + Docklands International Festival

Published on Wednesday, 14 June 2017

On Sunday 25 June, the car-free day will make it easy to enjoy GDIF's outdoor performances.

Woman pleads guilty to misusing dead person's disabled Blue Badge

Published on Wednesday, 03 May 2017

The Royal Borough continues to pursue and catch Blue Badge fraudsters.

Free family cycling sessions over the Easter holidays

Published on Monday, 20 March 2017

The Royal Borough is offering a series of free cycling sessions for the whole family.

Lords Committee visits driverless vehicle research project

Published on Wednesday, 07 December 2016

The Committee visited the GATEway Project in the Royal Borough of Greenwich on 6 December.

Give your opinion on driverless vehicles

Published on Friday, 28 October 2016

The first driverless cars arrive in Greenwich in November as part of an £8m project.

London Mayor's greener river crossing proposals to benefit Royal Greenwich

Published on Tuesday, 04 October 2016

The Council welcomes the new plans while continuing to call for a Gallions Reach bridge.

Come along to the second annual Cycling Forum meeting

Published on Tuesday, 27 September 2016

The Forum gets underway on Monday 17 October at 7pm in Woolwich Town Hall.

GS Plus Fleet Management wins prestigious award

Published on Tuesday, 20 September 2016

The team won the APSE Best Service Team in Transport and Fleet Maintenance Service award.

Hop on your bike for Cycle to Work Day

Published on Thursday, 08 September 2016

Residents who commute by bike can get free route planning and safety training.

New plaque for Greenwich Foot Tunnel unveiled

Published on Wednesday, 06 July 2016

A new visitor information plaque that charts the history of the foot tunnel at Greenwich has been unveiled by representatives of a local appreciation society and the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

New technology trial in Royal Borough foot tunnels

Published on Wednesday, 15 June 2016

'Smart' technology will measure the number of cyclists and pedestrians using the tunnels.

Greenwich community invited to share thoughts on driverless vehicles

Published on Friday, 13 May 2016

People who live, work, study or travel in Royal Greenwich are being invited to have their say on driverless vehicles as part of the GATEway (Greenwich Automated Transport Environment) project.

Royal Borough offers discount locks and free bicycle marking

Published on Wednesday, 11 May 2016

The Royal Borough of Greenwich, in partnership with TfL, is offering reduced cost locks and free bicycle marking to residents and students.

Some local roads closed for London Marathon 2016

Published on Friday, 01 April 2016

Virgin Money London Marathon runs through the Royal Borough on Sunday 24 April.

Get on your bike for Family Bike Week

Published on Thursday, 31 March 2016

It's Family Bike Week at the Waterway Children's Centre from 4 to 8 April and there's lots to do.

ECO Stars scheme launched to tackle air pollution

Published on Thursday, 17 March 2016

The Royal Borough of Greenwich is working with local commercial fleet operators in a new scheme that will improve air quality on local roads.

Make the most of cycling this spring in Royal Greenwich

Published on Friday, 19 February 2016

Encouraging more people to cycle is a key priority for the Royal Borough of Greenwich and with the weather finally taking a turn for the better, now is a great time to get out and about cycling.

MOVE-UK consortium to develop driverless cars on Greenwich roads

Published on Wednesday, 03 February 2016

Royal Greenwich is part of a consortium that has won a £5.5 million fund to trial driverless cars on UK roads.

Road safety improvements start on the Greenwich Peninsula

Published on Thursday, 28 January 2016

Changes to improve the road layout and safety on a section of road on the Greenwich Peninsula have started after pressure from the Royal Borough of Greenwich and local residents.

Royal Borough welcomes news of joined-up rail services for the capital

Published on Friday, 22 January 2016

The Mayor of London is going to be responsible for all rail services within London.

Free parking for Christmas shoppers in Royal Borough car parks

Published on Tuesday, 08 December 2015

Shoppers can take advantage of free parking this weekend in all Royal Borough car parks.

Fix My Street - new scheme to report street problems online

Published on Monday, 02 November 2015

Residents have new option of reporting street problems with the launch of a new website.

Inaugural Cycle Forum meeting gets off to a flying start

Published on Friday, 02 October 2015

The first meeting of the Greenwich Cycle Forum got off to a flying start when members met on 16 September.

Royal Borough starts rollout of new pay and display parking machines

Published on Thursday, 24 September 2015

Old-style lollipop meters are being replaced to help make parking easier.

Planned emergency works - Creek Road

Published on Friday, 18 September 2015

The road will be closed for works from 9pm to 5am each night from 21 to 23 September.