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: – Goal 1. To enable more reliable delivery times; – Goal 2. To facilitate for commercial freight vehicles; – Goal 3. To promote the use of clean vehicles; – Goal 4. To advance the freight delivery partnership between the City and other stakeholders.
- Conduct a freight consolidation project
- Conduct an off-peak delivery project
- Study of whether freight traffic can be operated in public transport lanes
- Increase the number of loading zones for large freight vehicles
- Review lay-bys for heavy vehicles and their trailers in the
- Conduct a technical project that involves loading zone sensors
- Review existing regulations for commercial freight traffic (including parking, weight, time, length etc.)
- Manage a commercial freight network
- Implementation of tangible projects conducted jointly by the City.
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 have a high recognition for its freight related measures, both in Europe and other parts of the world.
In 2018 a new freight plan covering the period 2018-2022 will be submitted for referral.