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.
Slow uptake of autonomous vehicles for freight could leave the UK ‘lagging behind other countries and missing the opportunity to reap the benefits of being a market leader in this technology’, according to a report by Transport Research Laboratory (TRL) for the UK Cross River Partnership.
Since October 2017, NexTrust has been trialling a sustainable commercial delivery arrangement for chilled products and fresh produce in the centre of London. The pilot aims to consolidate multiple deliveries of these products onto fully electric refrigerated (1 to 5◦C) vehicles to reduce congestion and toxic emissions in London.
A new research paper from the UK present a vision of how ICT can be leveraged to help combat the impact on pollution, congestion and carbon emissions contributed by the parcel delivery sector. This is necessary given the growth in parcel deliveries, especially same-day deliveries, and light commercial vehicles and the need to inform initiatives for cleaner city …
Recently the Mayor of London presented his Transport Strategy. The strategy takes on integrated approach to urban freight as well. Making streets work for people will provide huge economic benefits not only through revitalising town centres and attracting business to London, but also by freeing up space for the essential freight and commercial journeys that …