Wednesday, July 21, 2021
Roads and traffic influence the character, health and functioning of their natural environment in both highway and urban settings.
Managing and Enhancing Terrestrial Road Ecology, published by the Transportation Association of Canada (TAC), presents practitioners with detailed information on this emerging field of study and practice in “road ecology...
Monday, July 12, 2021
TAC members are remarkable. Whether we’re talking about member organizations or individuals who volunteer their time and expertise to the Association’s work, their collective contributions make a real difference to improving transportation in Canada. To celebrate some of our members’ outstanding achievements, it’s an honour to present a...
Monday, June 28, 2021
The Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) is committed to supporting and recognizing the next generation of transportation professionals, through our Young Professional Awards.
Each year, we recognize outstanding achievements made by young professionals in transportation who made notable contributions to TAC and the industry in Canada, through TAC’s...
Monday, June 28, 2021
Each year, the Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) recognizes outstanding volunteers who have greatly contributed toward the work of TAC council or committees through notable initiatives, leadership and innovation.
TAC’s Individual Contribution Award recognizes individual volunteers who have exhibited notable levels of initiative, creativity,...
Wednesday, June 23, 2021
Updates about people working in, or organizations serving, the transportation and road-related industries.
TAC welcomed the following organizations as members in April and May:
Barricades and Signs Ltd.
City of Fort Saskatchewan
McStrong Safety Services
Ontario Traffic Council
Township of Georgian...
Tuesday, June 22, 2021
Public discussions around crosswalk pavement markings that use non-standard colours and designs (such as rainbow crosswalks) have led to questions about their impacts on pedestrian and driver safety. The Transportation Association of Canada’s (TAC) Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Canada does not provide guidance on the safe use of non-...
Thursday, June 17, 2021
For immediate release
OTTAWA, Month Date, 2021 – The Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) has released a new Sixth Edition of the Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Canada. A foundational document of TAC, this new publication is an essential tool for all professionals involved in traffic management and control. It conveys optimum...
Thursday, June 10, 2021
In the next few days, the highly anticipated sixth edition of the Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Canada (MUTCDC) will be available for sale through TAC’s bookstore. The new MUTCDC, as it is fondly known, shows the power of TAC member organizations working together for the benefit of all Canadians. We hope you’ve seen our messages on...
Thursday, May 27, 2021
TAC’s Workforce Development Council supports the development of a skilled, interdisciplinary workforce for Canada’s transportation sector. To help tackle a long list of important topics and actions, the Council recently created three new committees:
The Education Committee will help the transportation sector create the future employees it needs...
Thursday, May 27, 2021
TAC’s Technology Council was created in 2020 as a place for TAC volunteers to explore emerging technologies, share information, and develop guidance for Canada’s transportation sector. To build its volunteer capacity, the Council recently created two new committees:
The Digital Applications Committee will share information,...
Wednesday, May 19, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
OTTAWA, May 19, 2021 – Each year, the Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) recognizes exceptional contributions made by member organizations through its Technical Achievement Awards, which highlight innovations, best practices, and lessons learned in the execution of real-life projects.
This year, there were a total of 35...
Thursday, May 13, 2021
The Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) is preparing to publish the Sixth Edition of its Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Canada (MUTCDC), which replaces the Fifth Edition published in 2014. The MUTCDC was first published in 1960.
A previous article discussed the importance of the MUTCDC, what’s new in the Sixth Edition, and why those...