Tom Murtha

Tom Murtha is a Senior Planner for the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning, responsible for CMAP’s transportation system performance measurement project.  Previously, Tom was responsible for the agency’s freight system planning and congestion management processes.  At the Chicago Area Transportation Study, CMAP’s predecessor, Tom was the Chief Transportation Planner, and assisted in developing the 2030 Regional Transportation Plan for Northeastern Illinois.  Prior to joining CATS in 1993, Tom held various transportation- and planning-related positions in Wausau and Madison, Wisconsin.  He received his B.A. in Economics and his M.S. in Urban and Regional Planning, both from the University of Wisconsin at Madison.