Urban freight

Global freight demand will triple between 2015 and 2050 based on the current demand pathway (ITF Transport Outlook, 2019).

Global freight demand will triple between 2015 and 2050 based on the current demand pathway (ITF Transport Outlook, 2019). The increasing transport of goods presents unique problems and challenges to our cities, including congestion, air pollution, and accidents.

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To plan for this trend, ICLEI:
Builds the capacity of governmental and non-governmental actors to develop and implement low carbon freight policies and practices through pilot demonstration projects, taking a multilevel governance approach designed to shape national policy recommendations.
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Support the Call for Zero Emission Freight Vehicles. With this call, we aim to make increase demand for zero emission freight vehicles by identifying like-minded organizations, which can lead to joint procurement opportunities or other solutions for zero emission transport.
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