Urban Freight for Livable Cities - How to deal with collaboration and trade-offs
All authors:
Andersson Dan, Behrends Sönke, Dablanc Laetitia, Diziain Diana, Giuliano Genevieve, Hendriks Birgit, Hendy Peter, Holguin-Veras José, Joubert Johan, Kawamura Kazuya, Macharis Cathy, Menge Julius, Quak Hans J., Savy Michel, Verlinde Sara, Wittlöv Arne
Host organisation:
FUT-Symposium 2012, attending
Country: Sweden
Publication year: 2013
Published in:
Research theme: Change Processes and Institutional Innovation, Environment and Climate Change, Management and Control, Policy and Planning, Urban Freight
Urban transport is rising high on the agenda in many cities. However, relatively little attention has been paid to urban freight compared to passenger transport. This book aims to make the freight issue more visible, by sharing experiences and new ideas from across the world.

Urban Freight for Livable Cities is based on the 2012 international VREF Symposium given in autumn 2012 on the same theme. The symposium was organised to consider the challenges and opportunities currently faced by stakeholders involved in urban freight transport, as well as desired outcomes and targets within both the public and private sectors. The papers presented in this book are updated contributions from the speakers at the conference.

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