NEW TECHNOLOGY FOR URBAN GOODS MOVEMENT.

Marsha Dale Anderson, Lynn Andrews, Reggie Caudill, Richard A. Staley

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Abstract

Urban Goods Movement (UGM) generally involves the intracity component of physical distribution, all movements through urban areas, and the urban component of intercity goods movement. The report summarizes the experiences with automated freight handling; stratified charge engines; LP gas (propane) propulsion; TSM methods; service vehicle 'van pools'; and electric trucks. Due to the varying stages of advancement of research, development, and application for each technology included, varying amounts of material are available. The use of, and research relating to, electric trucks is by far the most detailed of all technologies included. As such, that will be the most detailed section.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)33-36
Number of pages4
JournalITE Journal (Institute of Transportation Engineers)
Volume55
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 1 1985
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Automotive Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

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