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Seattle Neighborhood Delivery hub
Urban Freight Lab Spearheads First Zero-Emissions Last-Mile Delivery Hub

UFL and members pilot test new sustainable urban logistics strategies, vehicles, and technologies on the ground in Seattle.

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Biking the Goods: How North American Cities Can Prepare for and Promote Large-Scale Adoption of E-Cargo Bikes
New White Paper is a Roadmap for E-Cargo Bike Adoption in North American Cities

UFL, bike industry brands, and city stakeholders collaborate to develop strategies, policy recommendations, and use cases

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Research Across Boundaries
Research at the Intersection of Public and Private Sector Priorities

Sustainable last-mile solutions, freight trip measurement, consumer shopping behavior, curb management, environmental justice, and new mobility.

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Delivering Urban Freight Solutions Across Sectors

Delivering Collaborative Urban Freight Solutions

The Urban Freight Lab serves as a catalyst, evaluator, and facilitator. Our collaborative approach brings together a network of interconnected stakeholders from both the private and public sectors to work alongside our research team. This partnership fuels the advancement of emerging last-mile delivery and sustainable urban logistics solutions. We work at the influential crossroads of industry, policy, and government, providing data-driven solutions that improve sustainability and livability in cities and driving transformative change.

News & Announcements


Urban Freight Lab Expands Impact Beyond Seattle with U.S. DOT SMART Grant Funding

UFL is breaking new ground and extending its impact beyond Seattle with a new grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation.

Unpacking the Environmental Impact of Ecommerce: New Study Reveals Disparities in Delivery-Related Air Pollution

A new Urban Freight Lab study sheds light on disparities in delivery-related air pollution affecting neighborhoods near Amazon's last-mile facilities in the Seattle metropolitan area.
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New White Paper Outlines Path to Prepare for E-Cargo Bikes in North American Cities

The Urban Freight Lab announces the release of a new white paper, Biking the Goods: How North American Cities Can Prepare for and Promote Large-Scale Adoption of E-Cargo Bikes.