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GeoSence: testing and applying geofencing technologies in cities

The overall objective of the GeoSence project is to design, trial, and evaluate geofencing concepts and solutions for specific cases in cities, within the project and from other previous and ongoing geofencing initiatives and to propose new ways of successfully deploying geofencing technologies. Furthermore, tools for implementation and approaches to scaling up and spreading the …

Cabs and curb allocation: can we learn lessons for city logistics?

The University of Washington Urban Freight Lab released the results of a pilot study on Curb Allocation Change supporting easier and less disruptive passenger pick-ups and drop-offs by cabs. The study tested the traffic impacts of providing more passenger load zones paired with in-app geofencing technology that guided drivers and riders to designated load/unload locations.

Performance based regulation: is ‘intelligent access’ the future in regulating city logistics?

The further development of local policies to stimulate more CO2-productivity in city logistics and a shift to zero-emission city logistics is inevitable: growing political and societal pressure demands it. This push can already be recognized in the existing variety of local regulations, customized to different local circumstances in different cities or parts of cities.