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A student from the University of Washington’s Urban Freight Lab tracks delivery time of packages to occupants of the Seattle Municipal Tower. The lab partnered with the Seattle Department of Transportation to pilot test a common-carrier smart locker system in the building. (Courtesy University of Washington)

Outside the box truck: Innovations in delivery that could change our cities

In this Sidewalk Talk Q&A, researcher Anne Goodchild explains how simple ideas like lockers and cargo bikes could make our neighborhoods more “lovely, green, quiet, and livable.”

Amazon Locker in New York City. Courtesy Wikimedia Commons.
UPS truck making a delivery in Seattle. Courtesy Flickr User Zane Selvans.



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Vanessa Quirk

Editorial Manager, @SidewalkLabs. Former @MetropolisMag @ArchDaily @TowCenter @CharlieRose. NYC. Traveler. Singer. Podcast addict.