Understanding urban space and flows in relation to freight transport

On the 18th and 19th of October, Jorge Gil presented with Ivan Sanchez-Diaz their work on integrating urban form metrics and freight trip generation models at the VREF Conference on Urban Freight 2018, in Gothenburg. This was showcased with a poster summarising their latest research, and a plenary session presentation on the need for an integrated approach to urban form and urban freight planning.

Example urban form variables (red-high, blue-low): distance to main road (a), network connectivity (b), population density (c), office density (d)


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