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Future City Logistics Workshop

Wednesday 28 September 2011, 09:30-16:30h in London.

The EU funded Coordination Action CAPIRE (Coordination Action on PPP Implementation for Road-transport Electrification) is organizing a Workshop “Future City Logistics” Based on the European Green Cars Initiative (EGCI) Logistics & Co-Modality Roadmaps, and leveraging outputs from complementary actions – such as ERTRAC’s “Towards an integrated Urban Mobility System”, proposals and an outline framework for an Infrastructure Roadmap to support the sustainable movement of freight in cities will be developed. CAPIRE has among its key aims the identification of technology roadblocks and framework needs, together with research priorities within FP7 and “Horizon 2020 – the Framework Programme for Research and Innovation.”


Transport for London, 14 Pier Walk, Greenwich, London (Subway Station: North Greenwich)


9:30 Registration
10:00 Start
16:30 Wrap Up & End


  • Opening/ introduction/ purpose & context (‘setting the scene’)
  • Keynote presentations & case studies of sustainable city logistics (strategic plans and/or actual implementation)
  • Guided discussion/ brainstorming among participants, based on:
  1. Hubs and systems
  2. Electric charging infrastructure to facilitate the use of electric/ electrified vehicles
  3. Green Corridors in cities, and enabling infrastructure (interfaces & services)
  4. Traffic congestion management