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Projects are considered to be in progress once sufficient funding has been secured to cover all costs associated with the conduct of the project.

The projects currently in progress are listed below and information about each project is available by clicking on its title. 

Once a project is completed, it is transitioned into a publication, and made available through TAC's Bookstore

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Dynamic speed display signs are being used in many jurisdictions across Canada. The devices display the speed of passing vehicles, typically along with a sign showing the posted speed limit. Intended to increase driver awareness of speed limits and to...

Over the past decade, various approaches to applying the provisions of the Migratory Bird Convention Act and Regulations were considered by the federal government.  In 2010, it was determined that new permitting provisions in regulation to allow limited...

The 1993 AASHTO Guide for the Design of Pavement Structures is a key document used to design new and rehabilitated highway pavements in the United States and in much of Canada. The 1993 design procedure is an empirical method developed based on the...

In 1996 TAC, with the Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators (CCMTA), published the Canadian Model Rules of the Road. The document...

A key rationale for investing in transportation infrastructure is to avoid, reduce and manage traffic congestion, whose impacts on quality of life and economic activity are well established. The rapid growth of GPS-based traffic measurements has allowed...

The Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Canada (MUTCDC) is a flagship document for the Transportation Association of Canada and one of the most important documents for Canadian traffic engineering practitioners. It offers guidance on traffic control...

Pedestrians are among the most vulnerable road users in a transportation system.  TAC’s manuals and guidelines include an array of traffic control devices that are intended to facilitate safe crossing at crosswalks.  Rectangular rapid flashing...

Transportation infrastructure, including highways, roads and bridges as well as transit and traffic control systems is critical to the mobility needs of Canada's population and economy.  It is vitally important to maintain this infrastructure in a state...

In 1998, TAC and the Canadian Institute of Transportation Engineers (CITE) jointly published the Canadian Guide to Neighbourhood Traffic Calming. The Guide has been used throughout North America and has been considered a success in the field, however...

The ITS Architecture for Canada as developed by Transport Canada maps out standards and provides a common framework for planning ITS systems to promote interoperability and integration in the...

It is suggested that visibility of longitudinal pavement markings may be enhanced if jurisdictions used the upper line width limit of 150 mm, especially in circumstances where water-based paint is used. Providing an increased longitudinal pavement marking area (...