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

DOT Announces Relief Funds for Carolinas

A car drives past a sinkhole in Wilmington, N.C. A car drives past a sinkhole in Wilmington, N.C., on Sept. 16, after Hurricane Florence passed through. (Chuck Burton/AP)

North Carolina and South Carolina will receive millions in federal funds to repair damaged infrastructure left in Hurricane Florence’s wake.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
September 21, 2018
Government, Business, Safety, Fuel

ASCE Gives California's Kern County C on Infrastructure

Kern County An aerial view of Bakersfield, a city in Kern County. (Adam Reeder/Flickr)

Kern County, California’s third largest by surface area, has earned an overall C on an infrastructure report card developed by the region’s American Society of Civil Engineers division.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
September 19, 2018
Government, Business, Safety

Arizona DOT Sells Land to Fund I-10 Widening

I-10 Widening I-10 heading west. (Denver Gingerich/Flickr)

The Arizona Department of Transportation recently completed the largest sale of excess property in the agency’s history to help fund an interstate widening project.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
September 19, 2018
Government, Business

PennDOT Pilot Reaches More Small Businesses

Pennsylvania road sign Shutterstock

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has announced a new state Department of Transportation pilot program geared toward small businesses.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
September 18, 2018
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics

Trucking, Logistics Firms Assess Florence-Related Relief Needs

Lumber River overflowing Interstate 95 in Lumberton, N.C. The Lumber River overflows Interstate 95 in Lumberton, N.C., on Sept. 18. (Gerry Broome/AP)

In response to Florence, which has claimed at least 32 lives, trucking companies and logistics groups are fielding requests for supplies and mapping out routes to deliver aid.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
September 18, 2018
Government, Business

Second Month of R.I. Truck Tolls Exceeds Expectations

Truck going through tollbooth HummelReport via YouTube

Data from the second month of Rhode Island’s truck-tolling program indicates that the number of vehicles moving through the gantries is higher than projected, while the number of trucks diverting to alternate routes is far lower than expected.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
September 17, 2018
Government, Business

RhodeWorks Architect Gov. Gina Raimondo Wins Primary

Gina Raimondo Raimondo celebrates the night of her primary victory. (Elise Amendola/Associated Press)

Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo, creator of the controversial RhodeWorks program, will remain on the ballot for this year’s general election to take on two-time rival Allan Fung.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
September 13, 2018
Government

Oklahoma Transportation Commission Plans for Highway, Bridge Projects

Kilpatrick Turnpike in Oklahoma The John Kilpatrick Turnpike. (Eric Stuve/Flickr)

The Oklahoma Transportation Commission approved plans Sept. 10 outlining updates for the state’s network of highways and county roads.This iteration directs $6.5 billion to support 1,386 bridge and highway projects over the next eight years.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
September 12, 2018
Government, Business

Arizona DOT Prepares for Future Interstate 11

Motorists head northbound toward Las Vegas on U.S. Highway 93, near Kingman, Ariz. Motorists head northbound toward Las Vegas on U.S. Highway 93, near Kingman, Ariz. (Julie Jacobson/AP)

The Arizona Department of Transportation is widening U.S. Route 93, identified as an important artery along the future Interstate 11 corridor that will run through the state and into neighboring Nevada.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
September 12, 2018
Government, Business, Safety

HOS Rules Eased as Hurricane Florence Approaches

Hurricane Florence People drive over a drawbridge in Wrightsville Beach, N.C., as they evacuate the area in advance of Hurricane Florence. (Chuck Burton/Associated Press)

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has relaxed hours-of-service regulations in 13 states and the District of Columbia as Hurricane Florence makes its way to the East Coast.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
September 11, 2018

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