Oslo is going ‘car free’ making room for city logistics

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The Oslo Car-free Livability Programme is all about giving the streets back to people. Over the last couple of years, Olso has tested various solutions and initiatives whilst working with more long-term plans for Oslo city center. They have removed about 750 municipal street parking spaces to give pedestrians and cyclists better conditions in the streets, with …

City of London: zero emission city logistics in 2030

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The City of London will introduce a Zero Emission Zone ‘within the next Mayoral term’ to ensure 90% of vehicles entering the Square Mile are zero-emission by 2030. The measure is part of the City’s draft transport strategy, which sets a target of reducing motorized traffic by 25% by 2030, and by 50% by 2044 and …

TDA whitepaper on zero emission urban freight

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Almost all global trade originates from, traverses or is destined for a metropolitan area. However, very few cities and countries addressed the issues related to urban freight. There is a need for accelerated development and adoption of sustainable technology solutions (electric vehicles, shift to urban rail, boat, cargo bikes). But it is equally important that …

Conference: climate friendly city logistics in the Nordics

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CLOSER and the Swedish Transport Administration organize a lunch-to-lunch conference on 29-30 October at Lindholmen, Gothenburg. Within the framework of the projects DenCity and Attractive and climate-smart transport in cities, both with a focus on climate-smart and sustainable mobility in the dense city, we want to invite you to a two-day conference that will be characterized …

BuyZET handbook: public procurement for sustainable transport

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For many European cities today, addressing traffic congestion and reducing transport related emissions of CO2, noise and harmful local pollutants, is a key priority. Cities are looking to reduce the number of motorised vehicle trips in the urban area, encourage a modal shift towards cleaner forms of transportation, such as walking, cycling and public transportation …