News and Announcements

URB-E Joins the Urban Freight Lab

Urban Freight Lab
2021-10-11

OCTOBER 11, 2021 — The Urban Freight Lab (UFL) today announces the addition of green e-cargo delivery solution URB-E to its public-academic-private research consortium.

Headquarted in Los Angeles, URB-E focuses on reducing emissions and increasing efficiency in the final mile of delivery. URB-E produces compact foldable electric-powered cargo bikes, scooters, trailers, and containers that can replace delivery vans, reducing emissions by 100%, increasing delivery efficiency by two to three times, and providing space-saving benefits in crowded urban environments. 

New Publication: The Seattle Neighborhood Delivery Hub Pilot Project Report

Urban Freight Lab
2021-10-10

October 10, 2021 — New Urban Freight Lab report: "The Seattle Neighborhood Delivery Hub Pilot Project: An Evaluation of the Operational Impacts of a Neighborhood Delivery Hub Model on Last-Mile Delivery", examines the operational and environmental benefits of one of the nation's first zero-emissions last-mile delivery pilots — Seattle Neighborhood Delivery Hub.

SCTL Master's Degree Program Wins ITE Innovation Award

The MSCTL program employs an innovative delivery model that combines the high-touch experience of an in-person graduate program with the convenience of an online program designed for working professionals. It begins with a in-person Residency course.
Supply Chain Transportation & Logistics Center
2021-09-01

September 1, 2021 — The Supply Chain Transportation & Logistics Center is pleased to announce that our Master's degree program in Supply Chain Transportation & Logistics (MSCTL) has won the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) 2021 Innovation in Education Award, as announced in this month's ITE Journal.

New Publication: Evaluating Traffic Impacts of Permitting Trucks in Transit-Only Lanes

Urban Freight Lab
2021-08-11

August 10, 2021 — New Urban Freight Lab publication: "Evaluating Traffic Impacts of Permitting Trucks in Transit-Only Lanes", authored by Şeyma Güneş, Anne Goodchild, Chelsea Greene, and Venu Nemani (Seattle Department of Transportation) in Transportation Research Board's Transportation Research Record presents an analysis of data collected to evaluate the operational impacts of the implementation of a freight and bus-only transit (FAT) lane, and to guide the development of future lane management projects.

New Publication: Curbspace Management Challenges and Opportunities from Public and Private Sector Perspectives

Urban Freight Lab
2021-08-02

August 2, 2021 — New Urban Freight Lab publication: "Curbspace Management Challenges and Opportunities from Public & Private Sector Perspectives", authored by Caleb Diehl, Andisheh Ranjbari, and Anne Goodchild, is published in Transportation Research Board's Transportation Research Record. With funding from PacTrans, researchers surveyed contemporary approaches, challenges, and opportunities to curb management in 14 U.S. cities.

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