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Transforming Urban Deliveries

October 3, 2017

Economic growth and the expansion of e-commerce means there is a growing number of commercial vehicles on city streets contributing to congestion and air pollution. Several new technologies and business models have the potential to mitigate these negative effects while also making urban deliveries more affordable. The attractiveness of these technologies will vary by city and be heavily influenced by population density and economic conditions. We explore the potential of some of these technologies, how to accelerate their adoption, and the implications for businesses, cities and citizens.