With the contribution of the LIFE programme of the European Union - LIFE17 ENV/GR/000215 and  the co-financing of Green Fund, Greece

TRIMIS Digest - sustainable freight transport

The September issue of TRIMIS Digest is now available, featuring a selection of short articles discussing efficient and sustainable urban freight transport.

Automation, electrification and shared mobility in urban freight takes a look at the opportunities and challenges of using technology to change the urban  freight system. Automation, electrification and shared mobility are the key technologies in this sector.

The electric light commercial vehicles (eLCV) article takes a look at a recent study on comparing the costs of eLCVs to  conventional light commercial vehicles (LCV). They also developed an uptake scenario to identify effects on pollutant emissions.

Net effects on CO2 emissions of relocating freight facilities to the city edge and replacing that space with the working spaces from the city edge shows both parties generated less traffic and carbon dioxide emissions.

The role of ‘influencers’ as drivers of a more sustainable urban freight sector looks at how stakeholders, such a public procurement organisations, can have significant influence on freight operators.

Read more at the September issue of TRIMIS Digest.

 

Source: Eltis

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11/11/2020

The LIFE GreenYourRoute (LIFE GYR) [LIFE17 ENV/GR/000215] project is co-funded by the LIFE programme, the EU financial instrument for the environment and the Greek Green Fund. Its aim is creating an optimization platform for last mile delivery of goods, taking environmental aspects into consideration.

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