The huge of online shopping is creating on city streets. The of online deliveries is skyrocketing and so is the number of delivery trucks on the . The result is that more trucks are clogging up city streets. This is increasing traffic and pollution. There are hundreds delivery trucks in cities around the world. They are all trying to deliver parcels on . Delivery drivers are battling for parking spaces. Many have to park illegally, or park. This adds to the gridlock for other road users. This problem is set to get .
The BBC reports that parcel deliveries shot up by 50 per cent between 2014 and 2016. This could increase by up to 28 per cent a year over the next years. Many have taken tough to address the problems. Cities in Europe and Asia have barred deliveries when roads are . London is thinking about using buses to deliver . Some areas of London are also getting with food delivery after their streets were being 'swarmed' by bikes. Food delivery in one London area must now apply for to operate.