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Young Leaders in Sustainable Transport programme initiated

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The Partnership on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport (SLoCaT) and the Volvo Research and Educational Foundations (VREF) are launching the Young Leaders in Sustainable Transport programme. In light of the importance of building bridges with young people, VREF and the SLoCaT Partnership seek to establish a program for engaging Young Leaders in knowledge generation, policy making …

CoE-SUFS presents webinars on urban freight

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The Center of Excellence for Sustainable Urban Freight Systems (CoE-SUFS) is dedicated to investigating new ways of infusing sustainability and efficiency into the way businesses send and receive goods. The new $4 million center, recognized as a Volvo Research and Educational Foundations (VREF) Center of Excellence, is funded by the VREF through its Future Urban Transport research program.

Volvo research report: why goods movement matters?

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Cities cannot survive without an effective urban goods movement system. The health of the city’s economy is dependent on its ability to accommodate the movement and delivery of goods. Furthermore, the liveability that most cities are striving for is directly affected by the congestion and environmental impacts of trucks, the backbone of urban freight system. …