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, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy Signs Electric Vehicle Law

Phil Murphy Murphy via Seth Wenig/Associated Press

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation Jan. 17 to support electric vehicle use and charging infrastructure in the state.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
January 17, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Safety, Autonomous

DOT’s Elaine Chao Announces ADAS, Connected Technology Programs

Elaine Chao U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao announced a number of initiatives involving connected vehicle technologies at TRB's meeting. (Transportation Research Board)

WASHINGTON — Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao announced several initiatives relating to connected vehicle technologies and advanced driver assistance systems before a crowd of industry representatives Jan. 15.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
January 15, 2020
Government, Business

FHWA Specialists Identify Resources for Public

Jeff Purdy Jeff Purdy by Eleanor Lamb/Transport Topics

WASHINGTON — The Federal Highway Administration offered attendees of the Transportation Research Board’s annual meeting an update of the resources the agency has made available.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
January 15, 2020
Business, Technology, Logistics

Data Sharing Can Help Freight Movement, Panelists Say

TRB panelists say data sharing can help freight movement. John Barton by Eleanor Lamb/Transport Topics

WASHINGTON — Coordination among trucks, ports, departments of transportation, city representatives and law enforcement officers is important to facilitating mobility, according to John Barton, senior vice president of the infrastructure firm HNTB Corp.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
January 15, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Safety

FMCSA Representatives Provide Updates on Datasets, Projects

Olu Ajayi, FMCSA Analysis & Information program manager Olu Ajayi, FMCSA Analysis & Information program manager, said registration data should be available within the next month. (Eleanor Lamb/Transport Topics)

WASHINGTON — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is preparing to make trucking industry registration data available through its Analysis & Information Online repository.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
January 14, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Safety, Autonomous

ATRI Calls on Feds to Step Up AV Policy Efforts

Autonomous concept Autonomous truck concept by Getty Images

The federal government needs to do more to establish a comprehensive policy regarding autonomous vehicle technology in the trucking industry, according to the latest research from the American Transportation Research Institute.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
January 14, 2020
Government, Business

State DOT Representatives Share Tips for Stretching Dollars

Verne Skagerberg Verne Skagerberg by Eleanor Lamb/Transport Topics

WASHINGTON — State department of transportation officials shared the creative ways they’ve completed projects with tight budgets at the Transportation Research Board’s annual meeting Jan. 13.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
January 14, 2020
Government, Business, Safety

Trucking Experts Tackle Parking Problems, Solutions

Lisa Mullings, president of Natso Lisa Mullings, president of Natso, said if the trucking industry was willing to pay for more parking, that could help alleviate the issue. (Eleanor Lamb/Transport Topics)

WASHINGTON — Trucking industry representatives at the Transportation Research Board’s annual meeting Jan. 13 broke down some of the biggest challenges — and floated a few solutions — regarding truck parking.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
January 13, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Information, Communication Technology Can Improve Port Efficiency, Experts Say

Port Operations Agustina Calatayud, senior transport specialist at the Inter-American Development Bank, speaks at the TRB session. (Eleanor Lamb/Transport Topics)

The adoption of information and communication technology can help facilitate operations at ports, according to Agustina Calatayud, senior transport specialist at the Inter-American Development Bank.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
January 13, 2020
Government, Business

Metropolitan Leaders Discuss Congestion Pricing Challenges, Solutions

Phillip Washington, Tilly Chang Phillip Washington and Tilly Chang by Eleanor Lamb/Transport Topics

WASHINGTON — Transportation leaders identified outreach and education as tools that can help bridge the “trust gap” between communities and congestion pricing.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
January 13, 2020

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