Eleanor Lamb

Eleanor Lamb

Staff Reporter

@eleanorannlamb

Eleanor Lamb started working as a staff reporter for Transport Topics in July 2017. She covers a variety of issues, including state and local government affairs, infrastructure funding and trucking research. Her work has taken her all over the country. Two favorite destinations are Kansas City, Mo., and Boulder City, Nev. She regularly appears on Transport Topics Radio.


Government, Business, Safety

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey Announces Local Infrastructure Funding

Alabama Hal Yeager, Governor's Office/Flickr

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey recently announced funding to support 27 road and bridge projects at the city and county level.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
January 15, 2021
Government, Business, Safety

FMCSA Names Members of Commercial Driver Panel for Advisory Committee

Truck on highway grandriver/Getty Images

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has announced the members of its recently formed commercial driver panel, which will contribute to the agency’s Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
January 15, 2021
Government, Business, Safety

Nevada DOT Presses On With Reno Spaghetti Bowl Project

Crew works on road in Nevada A road crew works on the Spaghetti Bowl Xpress project in Reno, Nev. (Nevada DOT)

The Nevada Department of Transportation is advancing construction for its project to renovate an interstate network in Reno known as the Spaghetti Bowl, which carries 260,000 vehicles per day.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
January 15, 2021
Government, Business, Safety

FMCSA Proposes Pilot Program to Study Splitting Sleeper Berth Time

Sleeper A driver rests in a sleeper berth. (Volvo Trucks North America via YouTube)

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has proposed a new pilot program that would give truck drivers more flexibility with splitting up time in the sleeper berth.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
January 14, 2021
Government, Business

Wisconsin DOT Allocates $131.4 Million for Local Governments

Wisconsin highway Traffic on I-39/90 during a road project. (Wisconsin DOT)

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation recently announced $131.4 million in funding has been distributed to communities across the state.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
January 13, 2021
Business, Safety, Top 50, Top 100

XPO Logistics Partners With Truckers Against Trafficking

XPO XPO Logistics Inc.

XPO Logistics Inc. announced Jan. 11 that it has formed a partnership with Truckers Against Trafficking in an effort to combat the crime.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
January 12, 2021
Government, Business, Technology, Autonomous

DOT Expands AV TEST Program

AV TEST tracking tool AV TEST tracking tool by nhtsa.gov

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has expanded the Automated Vehicle Transparency and Engagement for Safe Testing (AV TEST) Initiative from a pilot to a full program.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
January 12, 2021
Government, Business, Safety

Rhode Island, New York Top Advocates Group Highway Safety Ranking

States Left: wellesenterprises/Getty Images; Right: Grafissimo/Getty Images

Rhode Island and New York have tied for the top spot on Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety’s list evaluating states’ road safety enforcement efforts.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
January 11, 2021
Government, Business, Safety

PennDOT Says Licensing Law Will Increase Safety, Opportunities for Drivers

snow plow JonathanLesage/Getty Images

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation recently commended a new state law related to licensing and credentialing that includes provisions associated with commercial driver license holders.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
January 8, 2021
Government, Business

Biden Selects Boston Mayor Marty Walsh for Labor Secretary

Marty Walsh Boston Mayor Marty Walsh in 2016. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg)

President-elect Joe Biden has selected Boston Mayor Marty Walsh to serve as secretary of the Department of Labor.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
January 7, 2021

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