Massimo Marciani is a statistician, sustainable mobility expert, and specialised in transport policy and planning and sustainable mobility. He is Chairman and founder of FIT Consulting, a well-known consultant Italian firm with a track record of 20 years of successful projects.
Massimo Marciani has a long and rewarded career as consultant and manager; research and teaching experience at several universities and training courses; adviser to government and regional and local authorities.
Massimo Marciani is currently advising cities and Italian Ministry of Transport on new mobility concerns in either passenger and goods transport and the introduction of soft and complementary modes (i.e.: urban logistics, walking, bicycling, traffic calming, car sharing and pooling, demand responsive transport and on the introduction of alternative vehicle and fuel technologies, etc.).
- June 12: Beyond the battle for the kerb: adapting cities to new mobility
The challenge of resilient cities: how urban freight can cope with passenger mobility20% of Europeans live and work in metropolitan areas. By 2045, the European economy is expected to increase by about 60%, and the population is projected to increase by more than 20%. To support the forecasted growth, freight volumes are expected to increase by roughly 50% by the year 2040. This growth will put increased pressure on transportation infrastructure having a disproportionate impact on metropolitan areas, where most of the population growth is likely to occur. Ecommerce leaders can adapt and evolve, it is an environment that is constantly changing and upgrading as technologies improve. The future of ecommerce is uncertain, but some things remain constant – delivery times will improve, customer service will get increasingly better, and product selection will become ever greater. Public authorities at all levels need to consider a range of strategies to cope with such scenarios