Tag «parking»

Park and parcel: are we walking or driving?

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Light goods vehicles are an important part of London traffic. With changes to delivery demand and traffic patterns more broadly, they often have a big impact on cities. A group of researchers partnered with industrial organizations specializing in last-mile parcel delivery, thereby gaining access to data which allowed researchers to construct an agent-based model of the …

Loading bays: how do you manage the demand for parking?

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Research in New York assesses the parking needs of freight and service related commercial activities and identifies the role of demand management in mitigating these needs. The results show that parking needs are proportional to the average parking durations. Essentially, the longer the duration the higher the parking needs. In terms of impacts on demand …

Paris introduces parking fee for trucks

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Paris issued a regulation, which will result in a mandatory parking fee for trucks over 3.5 tonnes, reports Transport and Logistics France (TLF). The new rule is to enter into force on November 1, 2018. As the city councilors of Paris justify: the trucks take up a large area due to their dimensions.

Smart loading zones in Barcelona (ES)

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In 2015 Barcelona introduced regulated areas for Distribució Urbana de Mercaderies (DUM) areas for loading and unloading. Following the success of the pilot scheme in Passeig de Gràcia, the rest of the city got DUMs for the loading and unloading of goods. The designation of 9,000 parking places as DUM areas aims to update and …