Determinants of the implementation of urban logistics solutions - practical approach

Jagienka Rześny Cieplińska

Abstract


The world’s population concentrated in cities is increasing all the time. It’s going to reach 67% of the population of the world by the 2050. That’s why it is so important to implement different urban logistics measures within the city centres, mainly to avoid air pollution, traffic congestion or noise and crashes. These complicated problems require appropriate solutions. A number of urban logistics measures have been implemented in cities throughout the world. Additionally, modelling techniques have been developed for planning and evaluating the measures of urban logistics policy. However, all the solutions which are designed to achieve the objectives must take into account various criteria, and the need to balance the interests of all the stakeholders. The most efficient practical solutions within this system applied in the European in regard to the following aspects:

  • land use planning;
  • infrastructure;
  • market-based instruments;
  • new technologies.

Keywords


urban logistics, city areas, city areas policy

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.19197/tbr.v15i2.42

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