Tags: business districts, freight, last mile, transportation, transportation planning, trucking, urban logistics
UEP student produce many exceptional papers every year. This is the first in a series of posts highlighting some of the best. Look for the next student paper in one week, Thursday June 9.
Alex Reisman ’11 wrote this paper on reducing the impacts of last-mile freight in the urban environment for UEP’s Transportation Planning course taught by Mark Chase. The paper provides an overview of the challenges for moving freight over its “last mile” in urban areas, and offers policy and planning solutions to improve the overall livability of urban freight.