This open panel discussion explores why cities should care about freight, how to effectively design and implement policies, and how businesses and cities can build effective partnerships.
July 9th @ 10:30 AM-12:00 PM EST
Welcome address: Sergio Avelleda, Director, Urban Mobility, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities
Moderator: Ben Welle, Director, Integrated Transport and Innovation, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities
Laetitia Dablanc, Professor and Director of Research, Université Gustave Eiffel
José Holguín-Veras, William H. Hart Professor and Director, Volvo Research and Educational Foundations (VREF) Center of Excellence on Sustainable Urban Freight Systems, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Jayant Kairam, Director, Global Public Policy, Walmart
Sita Holtslag, Chair of the Community of Interest on Urban Freight, Transport Decarbonisation Alliance