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Evaluating a Microhub Pilot Program

Rapid urbanization in cities like New York City (NYC) has spurred an overwhelming surge in consumer demand, with a consequential 80% of deliveries now aimed at residential customers. Predominantly facilitated by trucks, which account for 90% of deliveries, this has detrimentally impacted air quality, traffic congestion, and overall life quality. In response, NYC has initiated the concept of micro-distribution centers or microhubs—spaces designed to transition deliveries from larger trucks to sustainable modes such as electric vehicles or cargo cycles.

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