Maria Lindholm is a M. Sc., Lic. Eng. and a PhD candidate at Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden, at the division of Logistics and Transportation. She teaches courses in environmental logistics. Her research focus is sustainable urban freight transport, transport policy and the interaction between local authorities and transport operators. She has been involved in and been a project leader for several national and European research projects regarding topics such as sustainable urban freight transport and urban logistics.