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Research: do commercial vehicles cruise for parking?

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Urban curb-space is a scarce resource that must satisfy the concurrent needs of an increasing number of users, including passenger, commercial, ride-hailing, and public transit vehicles. In particular, there is an increasing demand for curb-space for commercial vehicles to park, load/unload, and deliver goods as more people live in urban areas, order more things online, …

Research: buffering locations in retail deliveries

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Recent research helped a European retailer with the delivery of its daily goods operations. The challenge is the limited capacity of the transportation network in the Amsterdam (NL) area. This leads to very strict requirements for the delivery routing plans. In order to respond to this challenge, both an analytical model and a numerical method …

Telematics tools to support unloading bay utilization

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Cities are taking measures to ensure that urban freight runs smoothly. These vary from stricter enforcement of illegal parking on loading and unloading zones and better route information for transporters (ITS) to optimization of delivery times windows. E-mobility will receive privileges in certain zones based on intelligent access.

Data stories from urban loading bays

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Freight vehicle parking facilities at large urban freight traffic generators, such as urban retail malls, are often characterized by a high volume of vehicle arrivals and a poor parking supply infrastructure. Recurrent congestion of freight parking facilities generates negative externalities.

Research project DynaLOAD: planning and DYNAmic management of urban LOADing and unloading areas

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The DynaLOAD project by the University of Rome Tor Vergata aims at developing methods and tools that supports city planners in planning delivery scenarios and in managing and controlling the occupancy of urban areas for loading and unloading operations. Traditionally, delivery areas are defined in order to answer local problems without knowing the consequences at the global …