TAC Environmental Achievement Award

This award recognizes a TAC member organization for initiatives that demonstrate excellence in the protection and enhancement of the natural environment through transportation projects.

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Online award submission portal closes on November 30.

Evaluation criteria

Outcomes – The initiative has resulted in environmental protection (i.e. retention or minimized diminution of the quality or value of ecological components) and enhancement (i.e. improved quality or value of the environment that existed before the initiative). Outcomes may be expressed in terms of resource function, quantity, ecological diversity and/or economic benefits. Applicants are strongly encouraged to include quantitative evidence of cost-effectiveness.

Innovation –The initiative involves elements that are innovative within a Canadian context, in areas such as planning, design, construction/implementation, consultation or financing.

Transferability –The initiative is relevant to environmental challenges in other jurisdictions, and offers lessons that can be applied elsewhere with benefits for other TAC members and the transportation sector.

More information on application process, eligibility and conditions.

Previous recipients

2021 Stantec Consulting Ltd. in partnership with the Ontario Ministry of Transportation, & the Ontario Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks
Stormwater Management Pond Sediment Beneficial Reuse Pilot Project
2020 City of Ottawa, Ontario
Going Green by Seeing the Greens

2019

Regional Municipality of York
Bayview Corridor Project

2018

Regional Municipality of York
2nd Concession Project

2017

City of Toronto
Clean Roads to Clean Air Program

2016

Ministry of Transportation, Ontario
Rt. Hon. Herb Gray Parkway – A Parkway in a Prairie

2015

Ministère des Transports du Québec
Research and innovative practices with respect to pavement markings

2014

Dillon Consulting Limited and the City of Ottawa
Terry Fox Drive, March Road to Kanata Avenue: Road Ecology Design Influences

2013

Ministère des Transports du Québec
Drainage Management System in the Stoneham-Tewkesbury Section of the Highway 73/175 Reconstruction Project

2012

Transportation Investment Corporation, a Crown agency of British Columbia Transportation and Infrastructure
Wilson Farm Habitat Enhancement Project at Colony Farm Regional Park

2011

Ministère des Transports du Québec and Roche Ltée., Groupe-conseil
Environmental Monitoring Program for the Reconstruction of Highway 175 in the Laurentian Wildlife Reserve

2009

Ontario Ministry of Transportation and Transport Canada
The Detroit River International Crossing Environmental Assessment Study

2008

British Columbia Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure
The Sea-to-Sky Highway Improvement Project

2007

British Columbia Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure
Kicking Horse Canyon Project

2006

Nova Scotia Transportation and Public Works
Habitat Banking for HADD and Wetland Compensation: New Partnership Opportunities and Significant Environmental, Economic and Community Benefits

2005

British Columbia Ministry of Transportation
Environmental Enhancement Fund: Achieving Environmental Sustainability for Transportation Infrastructure

2004

City of Edmonton
Winter Street Sand Recycling Program

2003

City of Hamilton
The Red Hill Valley Project - "More Than a Road"

2002

Ministère des Transports du Québec
Controlling Highway Corridor Vegetation - The New Québec Approach

2001

Calgary Transit
Ride the Wind! Project

2000

Insurance Corporation of British Columbia
Partnerships in Winter Maintenance that Achieve Environmental and Cost Savings Benefits

1999

Region of Ottawa-Carleton
Natural Habitat Reconstruction Associated with the West Hunt Club Roadway Realignment

1998

Maritime Road Development Corporation
Fredericton-Moncton Highway Project 

1997

Yukon Engineering Services Inc.
Reconstruction of the Robert Service Way

1996

Stanley Technology Group
Edmonton High Level Bridge Rehabilitation Project

1995

Regional Municipality of Durham
Thornton Road (Regional Road 52) Reconstruction and Widening and Goodman Creek Rehabilitation and Realignment Project

1994

Hamilton Street Railway Company
Natural Gas Bus Demonstration Project

 

 


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