TAC Road Safety Achievement Award

This award recognizes initiatives that demonstrate excellence in the application and advancement of road safety engineering practices.

Abstract submission for the 2022 TAC Technical Achievement Awards has now closed. Notifications of abstract acceptance or rejection will be sent to applicants in mid-December. For each award, up to four finalists will be selected and invited to submit a detailed application by January 31,2022.

If you have any questions, please contact Christine De Grandpré, Coordinator, Learning Program.

Evaluation criteria

Outcomes – The initiative has resulted in sustainable improvements to road safety performance. Applications should explain the initiative’s safety justification, methods of estimating safety benefits and their reliability, and the sustainability of safety outcomes and the resources they require.

Innovation – The initiative involves elements that are innovative within a Canadian context, in areas such as advanced technologies, engineering processes, communications, consultation, financing, project delivery, or collaboration among disciplines and/or sectors.

Transferability – The initiative is relevant to road safety efforts in other jurisdictions, offers lessons that can be applied elsewhere, and may contribute to the road safety plans or strategies of other orders of government.

More information on application process, eligibility and conditions.

Previous recipients

2021 City of Hamilton
Vision Zero Action Plan 
2020 British Columbia Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure
Road Weather Information System and Variable Message Sign Integration


City of Calgary
Traffic Calming Curbs


City of London
Vision Zero - London Road Safety Strategy

SNC Lavalin
Safety Swing Arm to Prevent Collisions with Snow Plows


British Columbia Ministry of Transportation & Infrastructure
Variable Speed Limit System


City of Toronto
Curb Radii Design Guidelines


City of Calgary
Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacons Pilot Project

A TAC Road Safety Engineering Award Honourable Mention was also attributed to Parsons Inc.for its turbo roundabout project.


Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) and partners
Road Safety Benefits of British Columbia’s High Risk Corridor Program


Ministère des Transports du Québec
Photo Radar and Red Light Camera System


Ville de Montréal
Initiative to Reduce the Speed Limit to 40 km/h on Some Local Streets


Alberta Transportation
High-tension Median Cable Barrier Program


Ministère des Transports du Québec
Québec's Road Safety Initiatives


Ontario Ministry of Transportation
Advancements in Winter Road Safety



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