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UW UFL & SDOT Lead Puget Sound Regional Council Session - 9/21

Puget Sound Resource Coucil

Please join the UW Urban Freight Lab, including members from the Seattle Department of Transportation, at the Puget Sound Resource Council peer networking lunch for a discussion of data driven tools to optimize the final 50 feet of deliveries of business and consumer goods. Learn how this data is informing decisions to revise codes and regulations and to make near- and long-term planning decisions regarding the management of scarce and expensive space in final 50 feet locations.

September 21, 2017 from 12:00-1:30 at PSRC, 1011 Western Avenue, Suite 500, Seattle, 98104, or join via webinar. See event page for details.  

The Top Six Ways Cities Are Dealing with the Delivery Boom

Delivered packages
Photo credit: UW SCTL
Mike Downey, Parcel Pending

"While truck traffic currently represents about seven percent of urban traffic in American cities, it bears a disproportionate congestion cost. Cities, struggling to keep up with the deluge of delivery drivers, are seeing their curb space and streets overtaken by double-parked vehicles, and on top of it, the increase in pollution and road wear."

This piece in Parcel Pending offers six innovative ways cities are taking on urban freight delivery challenges—and the UW SCTL Urban Freight Lab is one. 

Dr. Anne Goodchild to Speak at Ford City of Tomorrow Symposium

Anne Goodchild leading the conversation at the Ford City of Tomorrow Symposium

SCTL Center Director Anne Goodchild will lead the session Delivering the Future at the Ford City of Tomorrow Symposium in San Francisco on August 17. The conversation will focus on innovations needed to support new and reliable models for the delivery of goods in today's urban environments. 


New SCTL Master's Program Video


Academic Director Anne Goodchild, Advisory Board member and REI Supply Chain VP Rick Bingle, and REI HQ Buyer Kyle McPherson (MSCTL '15) describe how the SCTL Master's Program prepares early career professionals for this exciting and rapidly evolving field. 

SCTL Founding Director Promoted to Full Professor in UW CEE


Congratulations to SCTL Center Director Anne Goodchild on her promotion to full Professor in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering at the University of Washington!