Tag «urban freight»

Safer trucks for New York City

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The NYC Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) announced that the City’s vehicle fleet will transition to using trucks that better protect pedestrians and cyclists. The trucks, known as high vision trucks, minimize blind spots by lowering the height of the truck cab, using additional windows, and reducing the size and height of the truck’s …

EcoLogistics project in Argentina, Colombia, and India

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Urbanisation continues relentlessly and irreversibly. People move to the cities to find work, education, services, amenities and social experiences to enrich their lives and more and more urban areas, are becoming ‘megacities’ through largely unplanned growth and development, which in turns increases urban living disadvantages such as pollution, noise and traffic congestion and worsens quality …

Book: urban logistics

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Approximately 80 percent of European and American citizens live in an urban environment. Due to their large populations and extensive commercial establishments, urban areas require large quantities of goods and services for commercial and domestic use.