Dan Murray
Senior Vice President, American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI)

Daniel Murray has more than 28 years of experience in a broad range of transportation fields including trucking research and economics, transportation safety technologies and autonomous vehicles. 

As Senior Vice President for the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI), Dan is responsible for managing ATRI’s transportation research, testing and evaluation activities, and leads multiple national activities including the U.S. DOT-sponsored Freight Mobility Initiative, and FMCSA’s Tech-Celerate Safety Technology program.

He is actively involved in the National Academies’ Transportation Research Board as Vice Chair of the Trucking Research Committee, and presently sits on the Boards of the Freight Mobility Research Institute, Mid-America Transportation Center, Northwestern U Telemobility Institute and the Minnesota Freight Advisory Committee.  Mr. Murray formerly sat on the Twin Cities MPO board representing freight interests.

Prior to his employment with ATRI, Dan spent several years working in economic development for a Chicago business consortium, as well as developing transit programs, policy and funding with the Regional Transit Board in Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota.

Dan received his BA from Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota, and his MS from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.

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