Laetitia Dablanc is a Director of Research at the French Institute of Science and Technology for Transport, Development and Networks (IFSTTAR, University of Paris-Est), and a member of MetroFreight, a VREF Center of excellence in urban freight research. She is a part-time visiting professor at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. She heads the “Young Initiative” of the World Conference on Transport Research Society. Her areas of research are freight transportation, freight and the environment, urban freight and logistics, rail freight, freight transport policies, and logistics sprawl. She received a PhD in transportation planning from Ecole des Ponts-ParisTech, and a Master’s degree in city and regional planning from Cornell University. She was initially trained in policy analysis and economics at Science Po Paris.