Critical Issues in the Trucking Industry

Mr. Daniel Murray

October 25, 2019

Presentation Topic

Relying on the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI)’s 2019 Top Industry Issues report, Mr. Murray will be discussing critical issues in the trucking industry and how they impact both carriers and consumers. He will also discuss the latest research that ATRI has underway to address existing and emerging issues.

About the Speaker

Mr. Daniel Murray has more than 26 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), Mr. Murray is responsible for managing more than $4.5 million in transportation research, testing, and evaluation, and is the project manager for the U.S. DOT-sponsored Freight Mobility Initiative. Prior to his employment with ATRI, Mr. Murray spent three years working in economic development for a Chicago business consortium and four years developing transit programs, policy, and funding with the Regional Transit Board in Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota.

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 and the Minnesota Freight Advisory Committee.

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