Transport and streets press releases

Steering lorries away from school

Published on Tuesday, 05 December 2017

A road narrowing scheme close to Halstow Road Primary School is making a big impact on the children's safety.

New cycling guide to be launched at Annual Cycling Forum

Published on Tuesday, 17 October 2017

A guide to encourage more people to get on their bikes is to be launched at the Royal Greenwich third Annual Cycling Forum.

Schools across the Royal Borough ask parents to leave their cars at home for Car Free Day

Published on Tuesday, 26 September 2017

Parents, pupils and teachers from schools across Royal Greenwich all played their part in encouraging more sustainable travel, in support of TfL's STARS Car Free Day on 22 September.

Lamborghini driver pleads guilty to misusing stolen Blue Badge

Published on Tuesday, 11 July 2017

A Lamborghini driver has been fined for using a stolen Blue Badge following a successful prosecution by the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

Car-Free Day for Greenwich and Docklands International Festival

Published on Wednesday, 14 June 2017

The Royal Borough of Greenwich is holding a car-free day on Sunday 25 June, so that Greenwich and Docklands Festival-goers can enjoy the festival's amazing outdoor performances even more.

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

Published on Wednesday, 03 May 2017

A forty-year old woman from Lewisham has been sentenced at Bexley Magistrates Court after pleading guilty to using a deceased person's Blue Badge.

Some local roads closed for London Marathon 2017

Published on Friday, 21 April 2017

Virgin Money London Marathon runs through the Royal Borough on Sunday 23 April.

Free Easter family cycling sessions

Published on Monday, 20 March 2017

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

Public opinion sought on driverless cars ahead of arrival of first vehicle in Greenwich

Published on Friday, 28 October 2016

Ahead of the arrival of the first driverless vehicle in Greenwich next month, members of the public are being asked to share what they think about these new breed of vehicles.

Royal Borough welcomes new river crossings announcement by Mayor of London

Published on Tuesday, 04 October 2016

The Council has welcomed the Mayor of London's announcement on proposals for new river crossings in the capital while continuing to call for a new bridge at Gallions Reach to ease congestion.

Cycling Forum Meeting on 17 October

Published on Tuesday, 27 September 2016

The Royal Borough's second annual cycling forum gets underway on Monday 17 October at 7pm in Woolwich Town Hall.

GS Plus Fleet Management Strike Gold

Published on Tuesday, 20 September 2016

GS Plus, who provide a range of services for the Royal Borough of Greenwich, has won the prestigious APSE Best Service Team in Transport and Fleet Maintenance Service award.

Get on your bike for Cycle to Work Day

Published on Thursday, 08 September 2016

National Cycle to Work Day takes place on Wednesday 14 September and there is free training available.

New visitor information 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 today by representatives of a local appreciation society and the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

Car Free Day for Greenwich and Docklands International Festival - plan your journey

Published on Wednesday, 15 June 2016

The Royal Borough of Greenwich advises everyone planning to travel to or through Greenwich Town Centre on Saturday 25 June to walk, cycle or use public transport or plan for a slightly longer journey.

New technology trial in Royal Borough foot tunnels

Published on Wednesday, 15 June 2016

New technology has just started to be trialled in the Royal Borough's Foot Tunnels at Greenwich and Woolwich.

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 discounted locks and free bicycle marking

Published on Thursday, 12 May 2016

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

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 of automotive companies to develop driverless cars on Greenwich roads

Published on Monday, 01 February 2016

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

Heathrow shuttles 'take off' from Terminal 5

Published on Friday, 29 January 2016

Airport's 'Ultra POD' technology joins GATEway driverless car pilot in Greenwich.

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 by Mayor of London for joined-up rail services for the capital

Published on Friday, 22 January 2016

The Royal Borough has welcomed the news that the Mayor of London is going to be responsible for all rail services within London.

Renew your passport to freedom

Published on Friday, 08 January 2016

Residents in the Royal Borough whose older persons Freedom Pass is set to expire in March 2016 will need to renew.

Free parking in Royal Borough car parks for Christmas shoppers

Published on Tuesday, 08 December 2015

Christmas shoppers in the Royal Borough of Greenwich can take advantage of free car parking in all Royal Borough car parks, to make the most of any last minute shopping before Christmas.

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