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CIVITAS URBAN FREIGHT CONFERENCE 2018

Four European research projects of the CIVITAS network CITYLAB, NOVELOG, SUCCESS and U-TURN, presented their approaches for cleaner urban freight transport at a joint final conference in Brussels, 23/24 April 2018. Polis contributed to CITYLAB and NOVELOG as consortium member and organised the CIVITAS Urban Freight Conference.
The event was interactive and included presentations, debates, poster sessions and exhibitions, breakout and training sessions, workshops and awards. Over 150 participants participated in the event including high level representatives from the European Commission. The event also featured an interactive dialogue between European and US stakeholders.

The agenda can be in this PDF file. https://v.gd/wNRxcU

All presentations videoed at the event will be available at this VIMEO album. https://v.gd/rxP60w

All presentations and poster are available here: https://v.gd/rIhdjP

CITYLAB, NOVELOG, SUCCESS and U-TURN are financed by the Horizon 2020 programme and are part of CIVITAS, a European network of cities which was launched by the European Commission in 2002 and encourages local authorities to engage in cleaner and better transport solutions. Since then, the CIVITAS initiative has tested and implemented over 800 measures and urban transport solutions in the context of various demonstration projects.

Read more: http://novelog.eu/civitas-urban-freight-conference/

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CIVITAS Urban Freight Conference, April 2018, Brussels

23 April 2018 – 24 April 2018 Brussels

The CITYLAB, NOVELOG, SUCCESS, U-TURN projects join forces and invite you to the “CIVITAS Urban Freight Conference”, an interactive event including presentations, posters and exhibitions, breakout and training sessions, workshops and awards.

The projects have already started working hard together for a successful conference, and will release a draft agenda soon. In the meantime, save the date and REGISTER HERE: https://www.polisnetwork.eu/events2/CIVITAS-Urban-Freight-Conference-23-24-April-2018-Brussels

A description of the event is available here: https://www.polisnetwork.eu/uploads/Events_pictures/CIVITAS_Urban_Freight_Conference_-_23-24_April_2018_SAVE_THE_DATE_v2.pdf

 

Workshop: Guidance on business models for sustainable city logistics 15th Feb 2018

The NOVELOG project is organising its 6th city workshop in Athens on 15 Feb. 2018.

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Interested?
Please visit and register at http://novelog.eu/event/novelog-athens-workshop/
Selected cities & regions and their stakeholders can benefit from a specific budget dedicated for covering their Travel & Accommodation costs, but resources are limited! Please email Giacomo Somma (g.somma@mail.ertico.com) to enquire.

 

URBE: URban freight and BEhavior change

Conference organized by Department of Political Sciences and Centre for Research on the Economics of Institutions, University of Roma TreOctober 1st – 2nd 2015, Rome, Italy

Website: http://host.uniroma3.it/eventi/urbe

We are pleased to announce the Call for Papers for the URBE – URban freight and BEhavior change Conference to be held in Rome, Italy, October 1st-2nd, 2015. Researchers, practitioners, politicians and public authorities are invited to use the conference as a platform for knowledge-exchange and transfer.
The conference is endorsed by: 1) Center of Excellence for Sustainable Urban Freight Systems, 2) WCTRS’ Freight Modelling (SIGB5), 3) Italian Society of Transport Economics and Logistics.

Aims and scope
URBE aims at identifying the behavioral game changers capable of modifying the present trends and pro-actively responding to the sustainability challenges urban freight distribution possess to modern cities given the role it plays in linking production, logistics and society.
The conference, taking a trans-disciplinary approach, focuses on the various alternatives capable of stimulating stakeholders’ behavioral change and engagement for a sustainable urban freight distribution. In more detail, the main topics relate to the behavioral pros and cons of: stakeholder involvement methodologies, advanced modeling techniques, innovative organizational structures, policy appraisal and evaluation techniques.

‘Green’ deliveries arrive on Newcastle University campus

Expect to see more of the orange delivery van on Newcastle University campus – but many fewer conventional ones thanks to an innovative freight consolidation project.

Launched to improve the delivery of goods whilst reducing emissions and improving safety on the University campus, the contract will be serviced from Clipper Logistics’ facility at Wynyard Park, Billingham. It will use the electric vehicle (pictured) to deliver goods to the campus at the University’s designated nine drop-off zones. Until now, deliveries were made direct to campus across 226 delivery points and the new system will reduce the need for vans and lorries to enter University grounds.

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How can we use technology to create sustainable city transport? – Guardian Chat

Join the Gurdian live chat on Thursday 30 October at 1pm GMT to discuss how technology can create cleaner, smoother, more efficient city transport

Demographers predict that by 2050 there are going to be 2.5 billion more people living in urban areas. Meanwhile, transport flows within cities are becoming ever more challenging to predict and manage.
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