Donald Trump
Government, Business, Logistics

Trump Administration Losing Patience Over NAFTA Talks

Alex Brandon/AP

The U.S. is running out of patience with Canadian and Mexican resistance to key American proposals ahead of talks next week on a new North American Free Trade Agreement, two people familiar with the matter said.

Andrew Mayeda | Bloomberg News
January 19, 2018
Government, Business

Trump Infrastructure Plan Will Limit Regulations, DOT Exec Says

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump’s infrastructure plan will include a concerted effort to limit the regulatory checkpoints projects must pass through, according to a leading U.S. Department of Transportation official.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
January 10, 2018
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

Capitol Agenda for the Week of Jan. 8: Infrastructure on the Horizon

President Donald Trump White House via YouTube

Infrastructure will be this year’s top legislative priority for Republicans, if President Donald Trump gets his way. Fresh off a major win on tax reform, the Builder-in-Chief is eager to work his dealmaking skills and have Republican leaders send him a $1 trillion, 10-year funding proposal. Here's a look at the week ahead for trucking on Capitol Hill.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
January 8, 2018

Trump Says Train Derailment Bolsters Case for Infrastructure Plan

Washington State Department of Transportation

President Donald Trump said an Amtrak passenger train derailment that killed at least six people in Washington state bolstered his case for investing in the nation’s crumbling infrastructure.

Joshua Gallu | Bloomberg News
December 18, 2017
Government, Business

Shuster, Trump Meet for Infrastructure Talks

Bill Shuster John Sommers II for Transport Topics

With Congress and the White House looking to advance a massive infrastructure funding proposal, the top transportation policymaker in the House called a recent meeting with President Donald Trump a “very positive step forward.”

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
December 12, 2017
Government, Equipment

ATA Thanks Share the Road, America’s Road Team Program Sponsors and Supporters

Road Team members Road Team members by John Sommers II for Transport Topics

ORLANDO, Fla. — An estimated 1.2 billion people saw President Donald Trump sit in the cab of a Mack truck at the White House and speak with the driver in March — the logo of American Trucking Associations prominently displayed on the truck’s door — but what they didn’t know was that the truck was part of the Share the Road campaign.

Burney Simpson | Staff Reporter
October 24, 2017
Government, Business

Capitol Agenda for the Week of Oct. 16: American Delight

Rep. Pete Roskam Rep. Pete Roskam via YouTube

Rep. Peter Roskam (R-Ill.) was delighted to tell a gathering in Washington recently why Americans are delightful people. Here's the week ahead for trucking on Capitol Hill.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
October 16, 2017

Editorial: Our Industry, Front and Center

If you have a copy of the Oct. 16 extra-large issue of Transport Topics, there’s a decent chance you’re attending American Trucking Associations’ annual Management Conference & Exhibition in Orlando since that is the special edition that is distributed at the event. Either that, or you’re a regular subscriber. In either case, we’re grateful for your interest in being up-to-date on what’s going on in the trucking industry. And there’s a lot going on.

Transport Topics
October 12, 2017
Government, Business

Trump Signs Executive Order Expanding Health Care Options for Associations

Donald Trump

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Oct. 12 at an event attended by trucking industry executives that will allow small-business owners more health care options by enabling them to purchase insurance that does not fall under the aegis of the Affordable Care Act.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
October 12, 2017

Video Highlights: Trump Meets With Trucking Leaders to Tout Tax Reform

Video highlights from President Donald Trump's Oct. 11, 2017 address to leaders of the trucking industry and others at an Air National Guard hangar outside Harrisburg, Pa.

Transport Topics
October 11, 2017