VREF Conference on Urban Freight - March 5 – 6, 2015

Urban Freight:  Planning for tomorrow and delivering today.

A two day conference was held in Gothenburg, Sweden on March 5 – 6, 2015 that focused on the following themes: 1) The importance of urban freight in long term land use and city planning and urban design; and, 2) How to engage with all the relevant stakeholders and encourage changes in behavior (in the short, medium and longer term). MetroFreight Partners presented urban freight research at the conference as listed below.

Using proxies to describe the metropolitan freight landscape
Genevieve Giuliano, VREF CoE MetroFreight
University of Southern California

The place of freight in the Paris region's three master plans (transport, land use and energy)
Laetitia Dablanc, IFSTTAR