How to Design Cities to Move Goods Faster



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Cities need goods to move efficiently, but the freight networks often are at odds with the passenger transportation network and dense downtown areas. This video explores the way cities can better help people and businesses get their packages on time.

Watch on Nebula: https://nebula.app/videos/citybeautiful-introduction-to-urban-goods-movement
Bonus video: https://nebula.app/videos/citybeautiful-las-freight-rail-expressway

Resources mentioned in this video:
Check out cool transit goods: https://transit.supply
University of Washington’s Final 50 Feet Program: https://depts.washington.edu/sctlctr/research-project-highlights/final-50-feet-program
Wendover Productions video: https://youtu.be/J-M98KLgaUU

Resources on this topic:
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s12544-019-0349-5

Urban Delivery: Getting Into the Grid


https://onlinepubs.trb.org/Onlinepubs/sr/sr172/sr172-021.pdf

The Alameda Rail Corridor


https://www.centreforpublicimpact.org/case-study/alameda-corridor-rail-project

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