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MOOC Sustainable Urban Freight : Re-Run Available As Of Dec 4th

We are happy to announce the re-run of the successful Sustainable Urban Freight Transport MOOC on edX as of 4th December 2018. This time the MOOC is presented as a self-paced course, students and professionals can access the free course

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Advanced Studies Institute on Sustainable Urban Freight Systems (VASI-SUFS).

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute hosted the 2018 Volvo Research and Educational Foundations (VREF) Advanced Studies Institute on Sustainable Urban Freight Systems (VASI-SUFS). The VASI-SUFS brought together a select group of junior faculty, post-docs, and advanced Ph.D. students who are conducting research

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Innovative Ways to Gain Insight into the Needs of Freight Activity

The Peer-to-Peer Exchange Program is designed to share global cases of best practices 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

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Open Online Course in Sustainable Urban Freight Transportation

The new massive open online course (MOOC) Sustainable Urban Freight Transport will be available on EDX as of 2nd May 2018. This free 5-week course offers students and professionals an introduction to urban logistics. The MOOC is the result of

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Call for Papers- Special Issue Transportation Science

There will be a special issue of Transportation Science dedicated to Urban Freight Transportation & Logistics. The submission deadline is June 29, 2018. Click here for more details    

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Call for Papers – International Conference on City Logistics 2019

The eleventh  international conference on City Logistics organised by the Institute for City Logistics invites you to submit papers for the Conference on City Logistics: Vision, Technology and Policy to be held in Dubrovnik, Croatia, between 12-14th June 2019. Click here for

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Call for Papers – VREF Conference on Urban Freight 2018

The third international conference organised by the Urban Freight Platform invites you to submit papers for the VREF conference on Urban Freight 2018: Designing Urban Space and Managing Flows- The Importance of Freight for Liveable Cities to be held in Gothenburg, between

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Accepting Nominations VASI-SUFS 2018

Now Accepting Nominations for the 2018 VREF Advanced Studies Institute on Sustainable Urban Freight Systems (VASI-SUFS) August 4th -11th, 2018 at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York Nominations due: March 23, 2018 The Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is organizing the

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Urban mobility in Latin America –Reflexions on the 2014 report of the OMU

Latin America never had a mobility Observatory, making it very hard to public agencies, experts, scholars and society as a whole to know, analyse and debate urban mobility conditions in the region. Beginning with the organization of the Brazilian Observatory

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Land-use Related Freight Transport Challenges and Opportunities in London

The Peer-to-Peer Exchange Program is designed to share global cases of best practices 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

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