MetroFreight News & Announcements

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The Spring 2016 Issue of METRANS News is now available. Click here for a PDF version.

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IFFSTAR hosted the first MetroFreight Urban Freight Training Seminar in Paris in December 2015. The two-day interactive workshop brought regional and municipal-level transportation planners from across France together to learn about legislative changes impacting the work of the planning agency, the results of the recently completed Paris Freight Survey and to discuss Best Practices. The trainees worked in teams to address urban logistics challenges and presented their findings to leading industry experts.

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Henrik Nolmark is the Executive Director of the Volvo Research and Educational Foundations, backer of the METROFREIGHT Center of Excellence based at METRANS, and a major funder of the 2015 INUF Conference.  Henrik joined host Mat Kaplan for this exclusive conversation at the Long Beach, California gathering.

TransCast is available here.

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Alison Conway,  Assistant Professor, City College of New York, presents research on Cargo Cycles for Local and Last Mile Delivery: Lessons from New York City.  This research seminar took place at Portland State University on December 4, 2015.  Professor Conway’s research interests include the interface between freight and green non-motorized modes of transportation in urban settings.

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