Presentation City Logistics

Report
City Logistics
Technical workshop "Urban Mobility Package"
Brussels, 13th June 2013
Mark MAJOR
DG MOVE
Unit C1 : Clean Transport and Sustainable Urban Mobility
Transport
Conclusions of review of measures
• Many examples of measures aimed at mitigating
negative effects of urban logistics are available,
mainly from previous EU funded projects
• Several plans have not materialized
• Objective of measures may differ:
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Air quality
Safety
Noise pollution
Efficiency/congestion
Mix of these objectives
Transport
Conclusions of review of measures (2)
• Measures may be grouped as follows:
‒ Land use planning measures
‒ Infrastructure measures
‒ Consolidation (construction materials, general cargo, ecommerce deliveries)
‒ Regulatory measures (LEZ, routing etc)
‒ Speeding up introduction of clean and low noise equipment
• Each group has it’s specific characteristics with
respect to size of investments, lead time, barriers,
impacts on various indicators
• In most cases no systematic evaluation data available
Transport
Conclusions
• Problem analysis and solution differ per city
• Choice of efficient measures depend on the specific
circumstances
• Knowledge, capabilities, stakeholder process and finance
are important elements
Transport
Possible policy options EU
Various policy options:
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Knowledge sharing on urban freight problems and solutions
Capacity development at city level for urban logistics strategies
Technology development for clean and quiet development
Infrastructure development for multimodal movements
Regulatory measures, like pricing, low emission zones
Transport
Policy questions:
• How can the EU support or encourage cities to provide a better policy
framework to improve urban logistics?
• What other actions should the EU undertake to improve urban
logistics?
• Is urban logistics a necessary element to be addressed in the SUMP
framework?
Transport

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