The Innovation in Urban Freight workshop was
hosted by the Puget
Sound Regional Council and the University of Washington on February 6,7
2012. The purpose of the workshop is to learn of
urban goods movement practices around the world and to explore
their application to metropolitan regions domestically and
internationally. We invited partnerships of cities,
research organizations), and/or private sector entities from around the
world to submit joint papers describing their goods movement
challenges, policy and technology applications, and outcomes.
slides of the workshop presentations are available here
We thank the following institutions
generous support of this workshop:
The following is the description of the
desired abstract features:
- Describe the urban goods movement
challenges being addressed.
- Describe the design/engineering, policy,
and/or technology application.
- Describe the strengths and weaknesses of
the solutions applied, including costs.
- Discuss any observable consequences
(including unintended ones).
- Discuss any political or cultural factors
that played a role in the effectiveness of the solution.
- Describe the role of the private sector,
public sector, and community or social groups.
- The abstract should not exceed 4 pages of
text, including title, author list, and references.
Abstracts should be submitted to email@example.com.
—extended abstracts due
- November 30, 2011—Travel funding
- December 1, 2011—decisions regarding
1, 2012 —full papers
- February 6, 2012 —workshop begins
- March 15, 2012
—paper reviews delivered
- June 15, 2012 —final papers due
papers will be
published in the
the guidelines of the Journal of Urbanism
for the full papaer.