Transport Topics Radio has expanded its rebroadcast programming on SiriusXM Radio, Channel 146.
Each week, host Dan Ronan, TT’s associate news editor/print and multimedia, brings listeners up-to-date news from government, business, logistics and other sectors of the industry. The program initially airs live on Saturdays from 1-3 p.m. ET.
The program is also rebroadcast three times each weekend. In addition to the first airing, you can hear TT Radio at the following times:
• Saturday nights from 11 p.m. ET until Sundays at 1 a.m. ET
• Sunday afternoons from noon-2 p.m. ET
• Sunday nights from 9-11 p.m. ET
SiriusXM is available live and on demand at siriusxm.com with a paid subscription.
On our March 23 show, TT Associate News Editor/Print and Multimedia Dan Ronan will be joined by:
- ATA President Chris Spear on his keynote speech at ATA’s 2019 Technology & Maintenance Council annual meeting.
- TT reporters Joe Howard, Eleanor Lamb, Seth Clevenger and Roger Gilroy on the stories they covered at TMC.
- Mike Roeth on NACFE's “Run on Less” event that promotes fuel efficiency.
- Steve Slesinski of Dana on the move toward electric trucks and other developments from TMC.
On our March 16 show, TT Associate News Editor/Print and Multimedia Dan Ronan was joined by:
- Actor and humanitarian Gary Sinise on his new book, "Grateful American," as well as his efforts to help military families through his foundation.
- Pennsylvania State Sen. Scott Martin on efforts to expand gambling at truck stops in the state.
- TT reporter Eugene Mulero on the proposed federal budget and the prospects for infrastructure funding.
- TT reporter Eleanor Lamb on the move by some states to raise their fuel taxes to fund infrastructure on the state level. Alabama hiked the tax this week, and Michigan’s governor proposed a tax increase.
On our March 9 show, TT Associate News Editor/Print and Multimedia Dan Ronan was joined by:
- TT Executive Editor Joe Howard on the Lytx User Group Conference, where he covered driver retention, autonomous advancements and more.
- TT reporter Eric Miller on the confusion over legal status for the transport of hemp, and possibly staged accidents in Louisiana targeting trucks.
- Lisa Mullings, president and CEO of Natso, and Dan Murray, ATRI vice president, on the shortage of truck parking.
On our March 2 show, TT Associate News Editor/Print and Multimedia Dan Ronan was joined by:
- TT Reporter Eleanor Lamb on her coverage of the just completed Recruitment and Retention Conference in Nashville and the National Governor’s Association Meeting in Washington on infrastructure funding.
- Recruitment and retention expert Jeremy Reymer with DriverReach on the driver shortage and what companies should be doing to attract and retain good employees.
- Attorney and cybersecurity expert Scott Godes with Barnes & Thornburg law on the concerns companies of all sizes, including those in the transportation field, should have concerning cybercrimes.
- Economist Paul Bingham on the outstanding year the nation’s ports had in 2018, the prospects for 2019 and the trade negotiations between China and the U.S. and the impact those talks could have on the trucking industry.
On our Feb. 23 show, TT Associate News Editor/Print and Multimedia Dan Ronan was joined by:
- TT reporter Eric Miller on the Inspector General Audit of FMCSA’s Medical Certification Program and YRC Freight asking a federal judge to dismiss charges against the freight company for allegedly overcharging the federal government to ship freight.
- Major League Baseball umpire/crew chief Larry Vanover, to discuss the work done by two freight companies to ship the equipment of 90 MLB umpires from city to city and ballpark to ballpark during the season. He also reveals that as a teenager he traveled the country with his dad, who was a truck driver for more than 20 years.
- TT reporter Eugene Mulero on the move to cut infrastructure grant money in the latest government spending bill and next week’s infrastructure hearing where members of Congress will discuss putting language in the bill to address climate change.
- Daimler’s Mike Stricker on the demonstration of the new Freightliner Cascadia truck that operates in the Level 2 autonomous mode and what this means for the trucking industry.
On our Feb. 16 show, TT Associate News Editor/Print and Multimedia Dan Ronan was joined by:
Most of the show was recorded in Orlando at the Natso annual convention.
- Natso CEO Lisa Mullings. Natso recently closed a member survey seeking information about nationwide availability of truck parking spaces.
- Natso Board Chairman Bob Wollenman.
- Past ATA Chairman Dave Manning, who addressed the urgency of funding national infrastructure improvements.
- Coca-Cola Retailing Research Council Research Director Michael Sansolo.
- Journalist Greg Morrison on the latest on electric trucks.
On our Feb. 9 show, TT Associate News Editor/Print and Multimedia Dan Ronan was joined by:
- TT Reporter Eugene Mulero, who reported on the State of the Union address and key congressional hearings on infrastructure.
- Transportation expert Bill Morris, a retired infrastructure investment banker and former mayor of Waukegan, Ill., who had insights on cities and their infrastructure needs.
- TT Reporter Eleanor Lamb, with information on NTSB’s Top 10 Most Wanted Safety Improvements and other stories she covered last week.
- Two Hyundai executives, Adam Hill and Stuart James, on the trailer industry and happenings at Hyundai, which has become a major player among trailer manufacturers.
On our Feb. 2 show, TT Associate News Editor/Print and Multimedia Dan Ronan was be joined by:
- Former Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard, who discussed his new book, "Less Oil or More Caskets," and why he believes the movement towards electric vehicles — both cars and trucks — will have dramatic and positive impacts on the economy and national security.
- Transport Topics Staff Reporter Eleanor Lamb, who reported on how drivers are dealing with the record cold temperatures, on the upcoming NTSB Top 10 List of most needed items in transportation and on which states are enforcing traffic laws best.
- TT’s Eugene Mulero, who had the latest from Congress and any movement toward an infrastructure bill.
On our Jan. 26 show, TT Associate News Editor/Print and Multimedia Dan Ronan was joined by:
- Staff Reporter Eleanor Lamb, who discussed the government shutdown and its effects on freight transportation and her coverage of the U.S. Conference of Mayors.
- Staff Reporter Eric Miller, who reported on the California Air Resources Board decision to seek tougher emissions standards for trucks.
- Staff Reporter Jim Stinson, who joined Transport Topics Radio for the first time to talk about what he's covered during his first three months at TT, such as the drop in fuel prices.
- Stacy Tetschner, president of the United Motorcoach Association, who discussed the shutdown's impact on the bus industry.