Guidebook for Understanding Urban Goods Movement

Guidebook for Understanding Urban Goods Movement

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TRB National Cooperative Freight Research Program (NCFRP) Report 14: Guidebook for Understanding Urban Goods Movement is designed to help facilitate decisions that accommodate and expedite urban goods movement while minimizing the environmental impact and community consequences of goods movement. The guidebook and cases studies are designed to help decision makers better understand the potential impacts of their urban goods movement decisions on transportation infrastructure and operations; land use and site design; and laws, regulations, and ordinances applicable to urban areas. The guidebook includes case studies that explore how urban supply chains connect to the urban economy, infrastructure, and land use patterns; their impacts on land use codes and regulations governing metropolitan goods movement of private sector freight providers; and planning strategies for potentially improving mobility and access for goods movements in urban areas.Nationwide, the design of traffic signs on public roadways is prescribed by the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD). ... petitioned FHWA to conduct a truck route signage pilot program that would allow the city to experiment with new truck route sign ... on a USDOT-funded program to encourage off-peak deliveries between 7 P.M. and 6 A.M. The pilot ran from late 2009 through early 2010, anbsp;...

Title:Guidebook for Understanding Urban Goods Movement
Publisher:Transportation Research Board - 2012


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