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SAVE THE DATE, 7th METRANS I-NUF, International Urban Freight Conference 2017, October 17-20.

This conference will take place in October 17-20, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Long Beach. Please, save the date.

I-NUF 2017 is the premier venue for multidisciplinary urban freight research. Join the global network of scholars to share research and best practices with the research community, government, and the private sector.

I-NUF was established by the METRANS Transportation Center in 2006 and is held every two years. Its goals are to provide a forum for mutidisciplinary research on all aspects of urban freight and to raise the visibility of urban freight research in urban planning, geography, transport economics, and engineering.

I-NUF 2017 is jointly organised by METRANS and the MetroFreight Center of Excellence on urban freight.


Event: I-NUF 2017

When: October 17-20, 2017, at the Hyatt Regency Long Beach

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