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Table 3 Policy measures in regional level freight plans

From: Plan for sustainable urban logistics – comparing between Scandinavian and UK practices

   Västra Götaland London Northamptonshire Surrey Staffordshire Somerset Kent West Midlands Merseyside South Hampshire
Infrastructure management New and/or upgraded terminals (ports and road) X         X  
New and upgraded infrastructure for urban freight X         X  
Road safety and vulnerable road users    X X X    X   
Potential for other freight modes – rail, pipeline, waterborne and airborne freight X    X   X   X X X
Parking /loading areas management Upgrade and improve parking areas (overnight) and loading docs    X X X X X X X X
Vehicle rest facilities    X        
Vehicle-related strategies Emission standards, low- and zero-emission vehicles         X X X
Low noise delivery programmes/regulations           X
Traffic management Reliable delivery times (night time deliveries), minimising delays        X X X X
Time, weight, height, noise and access restrictions X   X X X      X
Traffic control, efficiency of freight movements (load), reliable deliveries and minimising delays   X   X X   X X   X
Local/regional truck routes, advisory rout signs, road network    X X X X X    X
Logistical management Technology, ITS, satellite navigation system, freight incentives   X X X X X X   X X
Cargo consolidation X X X   X      X
Freight demand and land use management Integrating freight into land use, infrastructure and regulatory planning process – develop regional plans e.g. delivery/construction plans or regional land use plan X X X X   X X   X X
Mapping out logistic real estate and setting aside space           
Stakeholder engagement Create/continue freight quality partnership      X X X    X
Raise awareness and knowledge/information transfer X   X    X     X