Friday, March 21, 2014
As of July 1, 2014, new anti-spam regulations will come into effect in Canada regarding the distribution of commercial electronic messages (CEMs).
A CEM is any electronic message with any kind of commercial purpose, regardless of whether there is an expectation of profit. This includes not only the content of the message but also any content linked to the...
Friday, March 14, 2014
The City of Chilliwack, British Columbia has expanded its conventional transit system to deliver improved service to more riders.
By Rod Sanderson, Manager, Transportation and Drainage, City of Chilliwack
As a way to encourage public transit use, Chilliwack residents can now purchase transit tickets and bus passes from the comfort of their own homes. This...
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Join our growing list of 2014 Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) Conference & Exhibition partners, Transportation: Past – Present – Future, September 28-October 1, in Montreal, Quebec.
Partnership and advertising opportunities at the 2014 TAC Conference & Exhibition – TAC’s 100th anniversary event, expected to be...
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
The Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) Foundation awards approximately 45 scholarships valued at over $150,000 annually to students enrolled in transportation-related post-secondary programs.
The scholarship application deadline has past, and volunteer reviewers are needed to review and rate the applications. The Scholarship Committee chair, Eric...
Monday, March 3, 2014
The first three chapters in the online Book, Transportation in Canada: Transforming the Fabric of our Land were released on February 26.
Available as a free PDF download, this commemorative online book features interesting perspectives and archival images about the past, present and future of Canadian transportation.
Written by guest authors widely...
Friday, February 21, 2014
The Transportation Association of Canada (TAC)’s Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Canada (2014) (MUTCDC) can now be ordered via the TAC Bookstore.
Replacing the 1998 version, the 2014 Manual provides guidelines and preferred methods in the design, dimensions and application of devices for the control of traffic and the...
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
A pooled-fund project exploring energy and greenhouse gas emission (GHG) reduction solutions for Canadian cities has been launched by the Transportation Association of Canada (TAC).
The project steering committee is finalizing its request for proposals and will soon select the project consultant.
Advanced by the Sustainable Transportation Standing Committee...
Friday, February 14, 2014
The first lecture of the Transportation 2014 campaign, entitled Future Challenges in Transportation Roadway Infrastructures, will take place on Wednesday, March 19.
The lecture is being held thanks to the partnership support of LED Roadway Lighting and Nova Scotia Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal, and is being hosted by Dalhousie University in...
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
If you know someone who has made an outstanding contribution to the transportation industry, nominate them for a 2014 Canadian Transportation Award (CTAP).
All nominations must be received online no later than Friday, May 16 for the following four award categories:
Transportation Person of the Year
Award of Excellence
Award of Achievement
Thursday, February 6, 2014
The Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) is celebrating its centennial. See how we’ve grown!
The origins of the Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) date back to 1914, when the Canadian Good Roads Association (CGRA) was founded. Back then CGRA was mainly concerned with the establishment of a superior national road network and was one of the...
Thursday, February 6, 2014
Transoft Solutions Inc., a global leader in transportation engineering design solutions, acquired Simtra AeroTech AB, a leading supplier of software for airport and road designers.
Both companies are pioneers in the transportation industry with CAD-based software solutions. “Our goal in merging the two brands is to leverage our resources in order to...
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
The Pavement Asset Design and Management Guide (2014) (PADMG) is now available for ordering via the Transportation Association of Canada (TAC)’s Bookstore.
Replacing the Pavement Asset Design Guide (1997), this new publication is a pratical consolidation of Canadian pavement design and management practices which can be applied across Canada....