Transport Topics Radio is a weekly news roundtable airing Saturdays on SiriusXM channel 146 from 1-3 p.m. EDT. The show is rebroadcast on Sundays from 12-2 p.m. EDT and available live and on demand at siriusxm.com with a paid subscription.
Transport Topics Radio brings listeners up to date on news from government, business, logistics and other sectors of the industry.
Host Dan Ronan
On our Nov. 17 show, TT Associate News Editor / Print and Multimedia Dan Ronan will be joined by:
- Shawn Yadon, president of the California Trucking Association, who will offer the latest on the wildfires and what trucking companies are doing to help.
- TT's Eric Miller with insight on EPA's plan for reducing truck emissions.
- TT's Eleanor Lamb, recapping the Women in Trucking Association annual conference.
- CQ Roll Call's Kellie Mejdrich with another perspective on mid-term elections.
Below is a list of topics and stories referenced on our Nov. 10 show:
- TT’s Eugene Mulero, talking election results and infrastructure.
- Infrastructure expert Brandt Hershman on what we may see in 2019.
- TT’s Eleanor Lamb on state-level infrastructure ballot measures.
- Trucking industry consultant Randy Mullett on the state of the industry, and Amazon’s expected HQ2 announcement.
Below is a list of topics and stories referenced on our Nov. 3 show:
- TT reporter Eugene Mulero talked about midterm elections and prospects for infrastructure funding in 2019.
- Former Illinois Tollway Authority and infrastructure finance expert Bill Morris discussed 2019 elections and why he believes there are better ways to raise highway construction money than more tollways.
- ATRI’s Rebecca Brewster, who reviewed the new ATRI report on top 10 industry concerns.
- Glynn Spangenberg, who discussed Stoneridge MirrorEye's move to replace truck mirrors with cameras and the likely FMCSA approval his company is expected to receive soon.
Below is a list of guests who appeared live from the floor of the 2018 ATA Management Conference & Exhibition on our Oct. 28 show:
- TT executive editor Joe Howard and Managing Editor / Features Seth Clevenger
- ATA President and CEO Chris Spear
- TT reporters Eleanor Lamb, Eric Miller and Roger Gilroy
- Glen Kedzie, energy and environmental affairs counsel for American Trucking Associations
Below is a list of topics and stories referenced on our Oct. 27 show:
- TT's Eleanor Lamb reported on the shortage of snowplow drivers in the upper Midwest and the ATRI report on congestion.
- Dan Horvath, ATA’s VP of Safety, on MCE discussed the latest on truck safety.
- TT's Roger Gilroy talked about diesel fuel prices, and record corporate earnings for many truck companies.
- Steve Gilligan, Navistar’s VP of Product Marketing, discussed innovation in the industry and safety.
Below is a list of stories referenced during the Oct. 20 program:
- TT reporter Eric Miller talked about hours-of-service public comments, including those from the American Alliance for Healthy Sleep.
- Lisa Gonnerman, VP of Safety and Security at Transport America, discussed CSA scores and fleet safety issues (see her recent LiveOnWeb appearance).
- TT Managing Editor / Features Seth Clevenger provided an MCE preview.
- America's Road Team Captain David Boyer of ABF Freight discussed his 40-year, accident-free career and recent Oval Office visit.
Below is a list of stories referenced during the Oct. 13 program:
- FMCSA issuing a regional notice ahead of Hurricane Michael, and Wisconsin acting on a federal rule waiving permit tests for veterans.
- The midterm elections that are weeks away and both the Republicans and Democrats are pushing their agendas, and discussing infrastructure.
- A look at the success of the TT Top 100/Top 50 publications.
Below is a list of stories referenced during the Oct. 6 program.
- Recent ATRI report on operational costs of trucking and HOS.
- The Oct. 3 Supreme Court hearing on independent contractors.
- Connecticut's infrastructure report and FMCSA's rule to waive CDL permits for veterans.
- The agreement between the state of New York and the federal government over highway signage and continued incidents of trucks hitting improperly measured highway signs.