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National Freight Leader Dan Haake Joins SRF’s Transportation Planning Group

SRF is excited to welcome Dan Haake to our award-winning Transportation Planning Group. Dan is a nationally recognized freight planning and transportation policy expert who has provided strategic guidance to more than 30 local, state, and national agencies.

As an industry leader, Dan serves on three NCHRP panels and is a frequent contributor to industry publications and conferences. Most recently, Dan was a principal author on two NCFRP projects and an upcoming article on e-commerce in July’s Planning magazine.

At SRF, Dan leads a multidisciplinary team of planners and engineers focused on creating economic development opportunities. From planning to execution, the SRF team is a one-stop shop focused on translating global trends into economic returns for our clients.

By bridging the gap between planning and implementation, Dan has solved major transportation challenges throughout North America and helps public and private sector clients overcome impediments that hinder their ability to compete in the global marketplace. His projects have included initiatives to improve metropolitan and statewide goods movement and multinational efforts to support export growth.

Dan’s areas of expertise include:

  • Freight Planning
  • State and Metropolitan Planning
  • State and Federal Policy
  • Funding and Implementation
  • Governance

Daniel Haake, AICP, CMILT
Senior Associate – Freight & Transportation Policy
(763) 249-6718
Connect with Dan on LinkedIn


Quality. Innovation. Service. Collaboration.

SRF’s Freight Planning Group  is focused on creating long-term partnerships to plan, design, and implement opportunities that improve economic development and quality of life. The process begins by creating performance-based freight plans that identify projects and policy initiatives to support the retention and expansion of an area’s key industries. Working with public and private sector partners, SRF focuses on developing project- and site-level plans and securing environmental clearance.

SRF’s freight experts offer a wide range of services, including:

  • MPO and Statewide Freight Plans
  • Regional and Statewide Rail Plans
  • TIGER and FASTLANE Discretionary Grants
  • Freight Performance Measures
  • Quiet Zones
  • Freight Development Master Plans
  • Statewide Grade Crossing Prioritization
  • Truck Mitigation Studies
  • Truck Route and Corridor Planning
  • Workforce Mobility



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