Freight & Urban Goods Movement
The movement of goods is as critical to the equity, sustainability and productivity of society as is personal mobility, but it often receives much less research and policy attention. COVID-19 restrictions highlighted our dependency on national, continental and international supply chains to keep our society and our economy functioning. How do we reduce the carbon footprint of freight movements, as well as their impacts on communities and roadway operations, while maintaining the efficiency and effectiveness of our supply chains? How do we ensure the resiliency of the logistics systems that support urban goods movement? How do we accommodate, regulate and adapt to e-commerce?