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Solent Transport

Freight Strategy

The sea ports of Southampton and Portsmouth and Southampton airport make South Hampshire an important centre for freight distribution. This has economic benefits, but it can also cause problems such as congestion.

The strategy offers solutions to problems that can be caused by freight services, such as encouraging the use of low-emission vehicles to improve air quality.

It also promotes understanding and communication between local authorities and freight/logistics operators, and raises the profile of freight in local transport planning.


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