An eye-opening article via The Loadstar. Over 17% of urban congestion is delivery trucks. The USPS now delivers 5.1 billion packages a year. That is over 10 packages each.
I know I am responsible for a lot more than that.
The source article is below.
Source: Cities seek deliverance from e-commerce boom – The Loadstar
It’s the flip-side to the “retail apocalypse:” A siege of delivery trucks is threatening to choke cities with traffic. But not everyone agrees on what to do about it.
Source: How Cities Are Coping With the Delivery Truck Boom – CityLab