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The Role of High Productivity Freight Vehicles in Metropolitan Areas: The Australian Experience

The Peer-to-Peer Exchange Program is designed to share global best practice cases and real world examples of sustainable urban freight systems. This program is open to anyone with a professional or a personal interest in freight transportation issues. Professional Development

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VREF Study Visit Grants – 2015

VREF invites PhD students and early stage researchers (max 5 years after PhD exam) to apply for a VREF Study Visit Grant (SVG). For complete details please click here

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Call for Papers – URBE Conference, 2015

The call for papers for the URBE - URban freight and BEhavior change conference to be held in Rome, Italy, October 1st-2nd, 2015 is open. For complete details please visit: http://host.uniroma3.it/eventi/urbe

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Engaging Stakeholders in Sustainable Urban Freight Initiatives: An International Perspective

The Peer-to-Peer Exchange Program is designed to share global best practice cases and real world examples of sustainable urban freight systems. This program is open to anyone with a professional or a personal interest in freight transportation issues. Professional Development

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Tackling urban congestion: The Off-Hour Delivery Project in The Big Apple

A successful collaboration among the local community and the public and private sectors is helping to increase supply chains’ profitability and sustainability in New York City. Click here for complete article

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Thredbo 14 – Call for Abstracts

The call for abstracts for the Thredbo 14 Conference – Santiago, Chile 2015 is now open. It will close on January 23rd, 2015. For complete details, please visit: http://www.thredbo-conference-series.org/call-for-abstracts/

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Ebola Outbreak: The devastating effects of the demedicalization of international aid

You have been invited to: Ebola Outbreak: The devastating effects of the demedicalization of international aid. Although many Governments and humanitarian agencies have been surprised by the magnitude and the severity of the Ebola outbreak that has been striking Western

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Thredbo 14 – Call for Abstracts

The call for abstracts for the Thredbo 14 Conference is now open. It will close on Friday 12, December 2014. For complete details, please visit: http://www.thredbo-conference-series.org/call-for-abstracts/

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Municipality of Rotterdam and CoE-SUFS Partners Established a New Freight Quality Partnership (FQP)

The municipality of Rotterdam (NL) is partner city of Delft University of Technology and TNO, core members of the VREF CoE for Sustainable Urban Freight Solutions. As part of their commitment to the CoE to develop Rotterdam in the common

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Freight Trip Generation Patterns in Developed Countries: The cases of United States and Portugal

Urban freight trip generation is an important component of transportation engineering as it provides critical input to traffic impact analyses and urban transportation planning exercises. Regrettably and in spite of its importance, the study of freight trip generation has not

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