Lianna Norman

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Ervin Equipment Founder Greg Ervin Dies at 58

Greg Ervin, founder and CEO of Ervin Equipment Inc., died July 18 from injuries suffered in a motorcycle accident near Sweetwater, Tenn. He was 58.

Lianna Norman | Special to Transport Topics
July 25, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics

Virginia Officials Roll Out I-95 Corridor Improvement Plan

Traffic on I-95 just south of Richmond, Va. Traffic moves on I-95 just south of Richmond. (Virginia Department of Transportation/Flickr)

Virginia transportation officials recently rolled out an I-95 Corridor Improvement Plan that will identify the top 25% of issues hampering commuters and freight.

Lianna Norman | Special to Transport Topics
July 18, 2019
Government, Safety

Pair of Senators Introduce Speed-Limiter Legislation for Heavy Trucks

Speed limit 65 mph sign The bill, introduced June 27, would require all new commercial trucks weighing 26,001 pounds or more to have devices that would limit their speed to 65 miles per hour. (EuToch/Getty Images)

A bipartisan bill that aims to require speed limiters on heavy trucks has been introduced in the Senate, the latest attempt by lawmakers to revive an issue that for years has been circulating on Capitol Hill.

Lianna Norman | Special to Transport Topics
July 2, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics

FRA Awards Grant to Georgia Central Railway

Georgia Central Railway Georgia Central Railway by Robert Reynolds

Dublin, Ga., has earned $8 million in grants for improvements to its rail infrastructure. A $4 million grant from the Federal Railroad Association was given to the city through its Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements Program, which was matched by the Georgia Central Railway.

Lianna Norman | Special to Transport Topics
July 1, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics

More Shipping Through the Mississippi: The Push for Inland Port Development

Midwest Inland Port Shipping containers at the Midwest Inland Port in Decatur, Ill. (Midwest Inland Port via YouTube)

Development and projected growth of inland ports, particularly in the Midwest, is increasingly critical to the nation’s supply chain.

Lianna Norman | Special to Transport Topics
June 20, 2019