Monday, March 20, 2017
The Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) councils, committees and task forces will meet at the upcoming spring technical meetings, April 19-25, to discuss committee-related issues and priorities, and advance their workplans.
These 800+ volunteers, representing more than 230 organizations, participate in some 50 different subject-matter and...
Monday, March 13, 2017
The Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) is featured in the March 2017 issue of Business View Magazine.
The digital article discusses how transportation plays a key role in Canada’s historical development and acts as an important economic enabler. It summarizes how we come together to share ideas and information with our membership and key...
Monday, March 6, 2017
A national guide for the design, construction, maintenance and inspection of mechanically stabilized earth (MSE) walls has been approved by the Transportation Association of Canada’s (TAC) Chief Engineers’ Council.
A notice will be posted on TAC’s website once the publication is available for sale in the Bookstore.
Recommended by the...
Friday, February 10, 2017
The Transportation Association of Canada’s (TAC) Board of Directors has worked to produce, and is pleased to announce, new vision and mission statements for the Association.
Transportation that makes Canada safe, healthy and prosperous
Working together to share ideas, build knowledge, promote best practices, foster leadership,...
Thursday, February 9, 2017
The Library of the Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) has upgraded its public search capability for the TAC Library Catalogue, the Current Practices and Innovations database and the Canadian Surface Transportation Research database.
New features of the search interfaces include:
Listings of both popular topics and recently-added titles ...
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
The Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) has released the much-anticipated Canadian Roundabout Design Guide (CRDG) in its online Bookstore.
The new guide will provide Canadian jurisdictions with comprehensive information and guidance to the planning, design, construction, operation, maintenance and safety of roundabouts in Canada.
The Guide is priced at...
Monday, January 30, 2017
Giffin Koerth has changed its company name to -30- Forensic Engineering. Founded in 2002, this Canadian forensic engineering and science firm works with some of the top scientists, standard-makers and specialized consultants in North America. It provides environmental engineering, forensic visualization, health and safety, and forensic engineering services....
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
The Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) Foundation has expanded its programs to include paid internships, as well as its traditional scholarship program.
Students can apply for a scholarship and/or internship all on the same form. The deadline to apply is Tuesday, February 28.
Internships are supported by donors wishing to support future...
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
The preliminary program of the 2017 Transportation Association of Canada (TAC)’s Spring Technical Meetings is now available online.
Councils, standing committees and project committees will meet at the Ottawa Marriott Hotel from April 19-25. Meetings are open to TAC members unless otherwise indicated in the program. Participants should check the program...
Monday, January 16, 2017
This periodic column features notices from people working in the transportation and road-related industries.
Paul McConnell has been appointed Acting Deputy Minister for the Government of Yukon Highways and Public Works.
Barbara Gray is the new General Manager of Transportation Services for the City of Toronto. Some of her key priorities will include...
Friday, January 6, 2017
Four new Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) webinars headline the 2017 schedule, and are now open for registration.
Coordination of Utility Relocations – Tuesday, January 17: 1:00-2:00 PM ET
National Guidelines for Work Zone Safety in Canada – Thursday, January 26: 1:00-2:00 PM ET
The Evolution of the Complete Street Concept –...
Friday, January 6, 2017
The Transportation Association of Canada’s (TAC) Chief Engineers’ Council has approved a national-level traffic monitoring practices guide for Canadian provinces and municipalities.
Recommended by the Asset Management Task Force, the Guide will promote uniformity in the approach and techniques used to deliver effective traffic monitoring programs...