Stockholm City Traffic Administration is one of the municipality’s five technical departments. Its 450 staff plan road, streets and public spaces. The Strategic Team is responsible for The Urban Mobility Strategy (an initiative to minimise congestion and emissions) and its detailed plans, including the Freight Plan with a purpose to gather and present the City’s freight traffic initiatives for 2014–2017.
Four goals and nine areas of measures are included:
1) To enable more reliable delivery times
2) To facilitate for commercial freight vehicles
3) To promote the use of clean vehicles
4)To advance the freight delivery partnership between the City and other stakeholders.
The City also put resources towards understanding how the inland waterways can be used for deliveries and various data collection are continuously undertaken. Some of the projects are the first of their kind in Sweden and Stockholm is highly regarded for its freight related measures, both in Europe and other parts of the world.
Robin Billsjö and Amanda Baumgartner are the Freight Programme Managers at the department; they will be working along with seconded researchers for designing decision support procedures and systems related to both WP1 and WP2.