Anderson, Stephen and Allen, Julian and Browne, Michael (2005) Urban logistics: how can it meet policy makers' sustainability objectives? Journal of Transport Geography, 13 (1). pp. 71-81. ISSN 0966-6923
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtrangeo.2004.11.002
This paper discusses how urban freight activity can function such that it meets the urban sustainability objectives policy makers are now beginning to implement. It considers: the importance of urban freight transport in maintaining the economic vitality of the city; the negative impacts that it imposes; the concept of urban sustainability and the development of sustainability strategies; and the means and measures by which freight transport could be made more sustainable. It presents results from a project that investigated the current freight transport operations of seven different companies in three urban areas in the UK. The potential operational, financial and environmental effects of four policy measures on these operations are considered.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Urban, Freight transport, Logistics, Sustainability, Policy measures, Research approach|
|Research Community:||University of Westminster > Architecture and the Built Environment, School of|
|Deposited On:||22 Nov 2005|
|Last Modified:||11 Aug 2010 15:29|
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