WIT Press

What Are The Impacts Of Urban Freight?

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/UT980091

Volume

36

Pages

10

Published

1998

Size

811 kb

Copyright

WIT Press

Author(s)

C. Ollivier-Dehaye & C. Riper

Abstract

Urban freight is necessary to the economic development of towns because it enables their supply and their commercial and industrial exchanges. But freight is also seen as having a harmful effect on the environment, because it is one of the most prevalent activities in towns. Unfortunately, despite the growing interdependence between logistics and other concerns such as urbanism, mobility and the environment, goods are totally absent from the main planning documents in urban areas. This is ma

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