Delivery Companies

Deliveries Truck

Cities Must Act to Curb Delivery Van Congestion

With more and more products available for doorstep delivery, Janette Sadik-Khan argues that policymakers have to proactively face the imminent "delivery deadlock" and take control of curb management.

June 20, 2021 - Bloomberg CityLab

Restaurant Tables

Cities Regulate Delivery App Fees to Support Ailing Restaurants

High platform fees for food delivery apps have put struggling restaurants between a rock and a hard place.

January 3, 2021 - City Monitor

Delivery Services

The Link Between Smart Cities, Fleet Technology, and Economics

The theoretical planning of smart cities could help make city economies stronger as purchasing becomes more straightforward.

December 20, 2020 - Devin Partida

Delivery Trucks

High-Speed Delivery Linked to Increased Congestion and Pollution

It's not only mom and pop shops that suffer from over-reliance on online shopping: streets and the environment also suffer the consequences.

December 9, 2020 - Streetsblog USA

New York Bike Delivery

The Delivery App Revolt

For many Americans living through the social distancing and stay-at-home-orders of 2020, supporting local businesses means cutting out the tech middle man.

May 15, 2020 - The Washington Post

Delivery Services

Better Maps Would Save Delivery Companies a Ton of Time and Money

A new report estimates the cost of inaccurate maps for delivery companies in the billions of dollars.

February 12, 2020 - Smart Cities Dive

Deliveries Truck

Scant Examples of Innovative Shipping Delivery Programs

Urban freight deliveries are expected to grow 40 percent by 2050, according to the 2017 Material Handling Industry’s annual report. Cities aren't yet ready to keep up with the changing times.

February 9, 2019 - Blueprint

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