Greenwich transport leader charts path to climate resilience and better streets
Greenwich’s Transport Strategy includes plans to improve road safety and air quality, boost active travel and bus use, and roll out 20mph limits and controlled parking zones. The council’s political lead for transport and environment Averil Lekau told Deniz Huseyin why maintaining the status quo is not an option
Amid the political rhetoric concerning drivers’ rights and ‘15 minute cities’, Cllr Averil Lekau appears steadfast in her determination to create people-friendly streets while meeting net zero targets by 2030.
Since May 2022, she has been Royal Borough of Greenwich’s deputy leader and cabinet member for climate change, environment and transport. For her, maintaining the status quo is not an option.
She recognises that some schemes will be unpopular with motorists, but argues that issues around public health, road safety, liveable streets and climate change can no longer be ignored.
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