This project seeks to create a supportive environment for off-peak delivery (OPD) in the GTHA, and for retailers to adopt OPD in their freight operations. This work builds on the TAF-funded Peel Region OPD pilot project, which demonstrated emissions reductions and improved delivery efficiency among participating retailers. The University of Toronto will lead a multi-sector partnership to expand the pilot project to 23 retail participants, then monitor the emissions reductions associated with the program. The results of this project will be used to build support for a permanent, multi-region OPD program in the GTHA.
Smart Freight Centre, University of Toronto