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Consolidation Centres Can Improve Air Quality in Towns and Cities 17/7/18

Project formally ends (30/4/18)

Final conference reported in Newsletter #6 30/4/18

Transferability leaflet 30/4/18

Observatory brochure updated 19/4/18

Living lab handbook 18/4/18

Final conference, 23/24 April, Brussels

Oslo video 5/4/18

Brussels workshop (28/3/18)

Poste Italiane video 27/3/18

Amsterdam workshop (8/3/18)

Future Public Sector Logistics Consolidation 23/2/18

Mobility is a Serious Game! 23/1/18

Newsletter #5 issued 20/12/17

Brussels-Mobility freight video 18/12/17

Brussels-Capital SUMP award 18/12/17

Implementation posters 8/11/17

Citylab event in Rome 20/10/17

METRANS UF Conference presentations 17/10/17

Citylab at the Civitas Forum 27/9/17

Living lab updates 27/9/17

CiTTi conference article 13/10/17

Living lab animation 25/9/17

Instant deliveries presentation 30/8/17

Consolidation and EV presentation 22/6/17

Malmo workshop report

London workshop report

Southampton workshop report

Newsletter #4 issued 31/5/17

Freight observatory findings 17/5/17

Right on time! presentation 9/4/17

Freight in the City presentations 1/3/17

Implementation dashboards now live 28/2/17

European Review of Regional Logistics (including feature on Citylab) 20/12/16

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Project overview

A few words from CiTTi conference chairman and Citylab advisor, Graham Ellis Access article

Stakeholder engagement and Living Labs

Integrating direct and reverse logistics in a living lab context: evaluating stakeholder acceptability and the potential of gamification to foster sustainable urban freight transport (Gatta et al, 2018). In: Taniguchi E., Thompson R. (Eds), “City Logistics 3: Towards Sustainable and Liveable Cities”, p. 1-22. ISTE London, UK. Access here

Smart urban freight planning process: integrating desk, living lab and modelling approaches in decision-making (Gatta et al, 2017), European Transport Research Review Open access here

City Logistics Living Labs - an ecosystem for efficient city logistics innovation uptake (Nesterova et al), European Network of Living Labs Conference, 29 Aug - 1 Sep 2017, Krakow Access this document

Private Public Collaboration on Logistics in Norwegian Cities (Eidhammer et al, 2016), Transportation Research Procedia 16, 81-88. Open access here

A city logistics living lab: A methodological approach (Nesterova and Quak, 2016), Transportation Research Procedia, 16, 403-417. Open access here

From freight partnerships to city logistics living labs - Giving meaning to the elusive concept of living labs (Quak et al, 2016), Transportation Research Procedia, 12, 461-473. Open access here

Joint procurement and consolidation at large public institutions

Logistics impacts of student online shopping – Evaluating delivery consolidation to halls of residence (Cherrett et al, 2017), Transportation Research C: Emerging Technologies, 78, 111-128. Access pre-print

Consolidating deliveries to student halls of residence (McLeod et al, 2016), ITS(UK) Autumn Review Access this document

Shop and we'll drop - Understanding the impacts of student e-shopping on deliveries to university halls of residence during Black Friday week (McLeod et al), Logistics Research Network Conference, Hull, UK, 7-9 Sept 2016 Access this document

Sustainable procurement for greener logistics in the higher education sector (McLeod et al), Logistics Research Network Conference, Derby, UK, 9-11 Sept 2015 Access this document

Driving home ideas for European transport, Daily Echo (Southampton Newspaper), 7 Feb 2017 Access article

Deliveries to shops and to shopping centres

Tackling fragmented last mile deliveries to nanostores by utilizing spare transportation capacity—A simulation study (Kin et al, 2018), Sustainability, 10, 653. Open access here

Comparing deliveries to on-street consignees and consignees located at shopping centers (Eidhammer et al, 2016), Transportation Research Procedia, 14, 1221-1229. Open access here