Freight in cities is mostly transported by road. Although this is the most convenient and economic form of transport it can lead to competition for limited road space and environmentally unfriendly emissions associated with heavy vehicles.
The City of Maribyrnong is located close to Melbourne’s central business district and the Port of Melbourne, both which attract very high volumes of truck traffic. Pedicted future traffic growth to and from the Port of Melbourne has a potentially major impact on Maribyrnong.
Council supports the reduction of truck traffic through residential streets.