MetroFreight Publications

Administrative Reports
MetroFreight prepares annual Progress Reports for our Center.  Our most recent Progress Reports are listed below.
Center of Excellence First Year Progress Report - March 2013 to December 2013
Center of Excellence Second Year Progress Report - January 2014 to December 2014
Center of Excellence Mid - term Report - June 2013 to September 2015
Center of Excellence Fourth Year Progress Report - January 2016 to December 2016

Research Briefs

Understanding Freight Flows in Cities I: Does density crowd out freight intensive activities?
How Competition is Driving Change in Port Governance, Strategic Decision-making, and government policy in the United States
The Dualism of Urban Freight Distribution: City vs. Suburban Logistics
The Urban Freight Landscape Atlas
Impacts of Growing Non-Motorized Infrastructure on Freight Operations and Accessibility
Feasibility of Consolidated Freight Deliveries
The Good Impacts of Biking for Goods: Lessons From Paris City
Final Deliveries for Online Shopping: The Rise of Pickup Points in France
Trucks, Trains, Tugs, and Tubes: A Model for More-Efficient Collection and Transfer of Solid Waste, the Predominant Form of First-Mile Urban Freight
Parking for Freight Vehicles in Dense Urban Centers - The Issue of Delivery Areas in Paris
Using Proxies to Describe the Metropolitan Freight Landscape
Impacts of Environmental Access Restrictions on Freight Delivery Activities, the Example of Low Emission Zones in Europe (French)
More efficient siting of warehouse and distribution activity: Logistics Spatial Patterns in Paris and the Paris Basin

Research Reports
Understanding Freight flows in cities I: Does density crowd out freight intensive activities?
Sub-Contracting in the Urban Parcel Transport Business: Economic and Social Issues (French)
Biking for Goods is Good: An Assesment of CO2 Savings in Paris
Impacts of Environmental Access Restrictions on Freight Delivery Activities, the Example of Low Emission Zones in Europe
Trucks, Trains, tugs and Tubes: A Model for More-Efficient Collection and Transfer of Solid Waste, the Predominant Form of First-Mile Urban Freight
Using Proxies to Describe the Metropolitan Freight Landscape
Logistics Spatial Patterns in Paris: The Rise of the Paris Basin as a Logistics Megaregion
Parking for freight vehicles in dense urban centers - The issue of delivery areas in Paris
Alternatives to Home Deliveries
Reciprocal congestion: The impacts of freight vehicles on cars’ travel times, and vice-versa
Paris, Urban Laboratory for Urban Logistics
Building the Database

 

Other Publications
E-Commerce as a Driver for City Logistics in China