Urban strategies for waste management in tourist cities

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Europe’s cities are some of the world’s greatest tourism destinations. The socio-economic impact of tourism is extraordinary in cities, but it brings at the same time a range of negative externalities, including high levels of unsustainable resource consumption and waste production. In comparison with other cities, tourist cities have to face additional challenges related to …

I-CVUE project provides TCO tool for e-mobility

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I-CVUE is an ‘Intelligent Energy Europe Programme’ co-funded project. It has the ambition to reduce CO2-emissions in urban environments by increasing the number of electric vehicles (EV’s) in large fleets in urban areas by mentoring fleet operators and manager. The programme also resulted in a framework governments can use to set up tailor-made fleet incentive …

New Phd-thesis on consolidation and coordination in urban freight

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Due to growing urbanization, fragmentation of freight flows, and increasingly strict delivery conditions, cities around the world have to deal with a vastly increasing number of freight transport flows. Carriers are unable to efficiently bundle these flows, resulting in inefficient urban transport. This inefficiency contributes to negative environmental effects such as hazardous emissions, traffic jams, …