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

Utah Truck Climbing Lane Will Reduce Congestion, Improve Safety, Drivers Say

Traffic on Parley's Summit Traffic on Parley's Summit on Interstate 80 in Utah. (cw9tv via YouTube)

The Federal Highway Administration opened a period of public comment for a truck-climbing lane in Utah, according to a notice published Oct. 6 in the Federal Register.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
October 9, 2017
Government, Business

Rhode Island Pulls Back Funding For Truck-Related Programs

Due to delays in the state Legislature and an unexpected dearth of resources, Rhode Island’s government has made changes to funding for programs pertinent to the trucking industry.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
October 5, 2017
Government, Business

Trump Touts Tax Plan at Manufacturers Association Board Meeting

Donald Trump Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump touted the business benefits of his “simple and fair” tax reform plan Sept. 29 at the National Association of Manufacturers’ annual board meeting.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
September 29, 2017
Government

US DOT Grants $40 Million in Relief Funds to Puerto Rico

Elaine Chao Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

Puerto Rico will receive $40 million in federal relief funds to repair damage wrought by Hurricane Maria.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
September 28, 2017
Government, Business

AASHTO Announces New Leaders, Transportation Award Winners

Boulder turnpike American Council of Engineering Companies, Colorado, via YouTube

The Departments of Transportation of both Colorado and Idaho were honored as top winners at the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials’ annual meeting Sept. 27.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
September 27, 2017
Government, Business

Wisconsin DOT Announces Inspector General Position

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation announced the creation of a new Inspector General position within the agency Sept. 25.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
September 27, 2017
Government

Local Forums Key to Boosting Texas’ Middling Infrastructure, State Stakeholders Say

Tim Patterson/Flickr

Advocacy at the local level is key to rectifying Texas’s mediocre infrastructure, according to Travis Attanasio, vice president of professional affairs for the American Society of Civil Engineers in Texas.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
September 27, 2017
Government

Las Vegas-Area Interchange Gets FHWA Redistribution Funds

The Garnet Interchange Additional federal funding will improve the Garnet Interchange in southern Nevada. (Nevada DOT)

The Nevada Department of Transportation will use recently issued federal funds to expand an interchange near Las Vegas to help bolster freight transportation.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
September 26, 2017
Government, Business

Trump To Address Manufacturer Association on Sept. 29

Trump at the DOT Michael Reynolds/Pool via Bloomberg News

President Donald Trump was due to address the National Association of Manufacturers on Sept. 29, and discuss tax reform in a bid to boost economic growth.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
September 26, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Focusing on 'Simple Things' Best Defense Against Cyberattacks

McLeod Cybersecurity panel Hoeflinger (left), Turner and Michael Anaya (Eleanor Lamb/Transport Topics)

ATLANTA — Defending against cyberattacks is often a matter of returning to the basics, according to Justin Turner, director of the counterthreat unit special operations team at SecureWorks.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
September 20, 2017

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