British company Magway plans a Hyperloop-inspired network of tunnels that will transport parcels around London in magnetic carriages traveling at 40mph by 2022. Magway is set to install a network of underground tunnels that could deliver over 600 million packages a year in London alone.
Paris and London are Europe’s two megacities. Both experience poor air quality with systemic breaches of the NO2limit value. Policy initiatives have been taken to address this; some European-wide (e.g. Euro emission standards) and others local (e.g. Low Emission Zones). A study by Font et. al. evaluated trends in NOX, NO2 and particulate matter (PM10, …
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 …
A plan to work with boroughs, businesses and the freight and servicing industry aims to transform how deliveries are made in London. A part of the Freight and Servicing Action plan, which was presented by the Mayor of London and Transport for London (TfL), includes offering more click and collect points at Underground stations.
Research from Transport for London (TfL) claims that people walking, cycling and using public transport spend more than motorists in local shops. Earlier studies reveal that those not in cars spend 40% more than motorists.
The City of London Planning Document for freight and services provides additional guidance on the interpretation of policies in the City of London Local Plan in relation to freight and servicing movements in the so-called Square Mile.
London’s economic success relies on the safe and efficient delivery of goods and services. With positive engagement and collaboration, all stakeholders can all contribute to when and how freight operates, for the wider benefit of the city’s residents, businesses and visitors.
The use of delivery management systems (DMS) for construction logistics in London has grown considerably in recent years, and are now viewed as essential tools to address an increasingly complex and regulated construction environment. The emergence of DMS, therefore, is closely linked with this evolving compliance landscape. Research by Transport for London provided valuable insights …
London presented a call for evidence on the opportunities available to deliver goods more sustainably. This call for evidence will allow the City of London to improve their understanding of the scale of opportunity as well as some of the current barriers to delivering goods more sustainably.
For construction logistics planning, and developing Construction Logistics Plans (CLPs) for construction sites and infrastructure developments in London, developers and planning agents should be able to demonstrate that all options including using water and rail for construction freight traffic have been considered.