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Designing urban space and managing flows – the importance of freight for liveable cities

17-19 October 2018, Gothenburg Sweden

The Urban Freight Platform invites you to submit abstracts to the 3rd VREF Conference on Urban Freight. The conference will present current issues influencing urban freight research and discuss the complexity of designing urban space and managing flows for liveable cities.

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This CBC documentary led by Ira Basen addresses the behind-the-scenes issues that online shopping causes in the delivery of goods to meet consumers’ rising demands for near instant receipt of their purchases. It includes insight from Alison Conway, Associate Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at the City College of New York, on the need for educating transportation and land use planners on the expected impacts of package deliveries on goods movement activity in urban and suburban settings.

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At the January 2018 Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting in Washington DC, Dr. Laetitia Dablanc and co-authors Takanori Sakai (main author), Adrien Beziat and Adeline Heitz were recognized for their research paper, Testing the ‘Freight Landscape’ Concept for Paris.

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The December 2017 edition of the City of Paris' newsletter on urban logistics contains articles directly related to MetroFreight research topics. This quarterly publication by the Mobility Agency, Department of Roads and Mobility in Paris, can be viewed below.

Urban Logstics in Paris PDF

 

 

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By Catherine Showalter, MetroFreight Project Manager, Sol Price School of Public Policy, University of Southern California

 

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