DOT will explore opportunities for micro freight distribution centers in highly congested commercial areas. These centers might be sited in curb space now dedicated to commercial loading, encouraging off-hour delivery and more efficient collection of recycled materials and waste.
Strategic Plan 2016 Initiative
Related OneNYC Initiative
Short-Term Milestones (by end of 2017)
DOT, with cooperation from public and private sector partners, will launch a pilot test of micro freight and waste collection centers in a high density commercial neighborhood.
DOT is exploring opportunities for pilots of micro-freight and waste collection centers.
Medium-Term Milestones (by end of 2021)
Pending the outcome of the initial effort, DOT will expand this pilot to other centers.