Thursday, May 22, 2014
Catch up on TAC member organizations – leaders in the transportation and road-related industries.
Delcan Corporation has been acquired by Parsons Corporation, one of the largest transportation planning, engineering and construction firms in the world. Over its 60-year history, Delcan has been providing high-quality transportation solutions within the...
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
The 2014 Transportation Association of Canada's (TAC) Conference & Exhibition will take place at the Palais des Congrès in Montreal, QC from September 28 to October 1.
Delegates and partners wanting to register can benefit from early bird savings rates ending June 17.
Organizations in the transportation and roadways-related sectors can get...
Friday, May 9, 2014
The deadline to nominate an individual for a 2014 Canadian Transportation Award (CTAP) has been extended to Friday, May 30.
During this special 100th Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) anniversary year, organizations are invited to identify transportation industry leaders who merit recognition.
All nominations must be received online no later...
Wednesday, May 7, 2014
This periodic column features notices from people working in the transportation and road-related industries.
The Honourable Robert Poëti has been appointed Quebec Minister of Transport and Dominique Savoie has been named Deputy Minister.
Craig L. Dalton has replaced Dale Wilson as Deputy Minister of Public Safety in the province of New Brunswick.
Thursday, May 1, 2014
Efforts are being made to launch a Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) project to develop national guidelines for work zone safety.
To date, 18 funding partners have committed to this initiative. Any additional agencies interested in contributing may contact Sarah Wells. Committed funding partners will be invited to appoint a representative to the...
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
A panel of industry experts will discuss the Alberta Ministry of Transportation’s long-term strategy for roadway infrastructures and urban transportation at the May 21 Transportation 2014 Calgary lecture entitled, Alberta’s Long Term Transportation Strategy: Challenges and Opportunities.
This will be the third in a cross-country lecture...
Monday, April 28, 2014
Additional funding partners are needed to launch a Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) project about load management practices for low volume roads.
Agencies interested in the project are encouraged to consider making a contribution by contacting Sarah Wells. Committed funding partners will be invited to appoint a representative to the project steering...
Friday, April 25, 2014
Chapters on aviation and public transportation in the online book, Transportation in Canada: Transforming the Fabric of our Land, were released on April 24.
Written by guest authors widely acknowledged as subject matter experts, these chapters are entitled:
Aviation: A Century of Flight – Stéphane Guevremont, Mount Royal University, Calgary...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Registration is open for the Transportation of Association of Canada’s (TAC) 2014 Conference & Exhibition, September 28-October 1, in Montreal, Quebec!
TAC’s new, easy online registration system offers delegates a variety of registration options to experience the conference’s technical, social, and professional networking events over...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
The Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) welcomes Luay Mustafa, Project Manager, as the newest member of the technical program staff.
Current responsibilities for Luay include supporting TAC’s Education and Human Resources Development Council and liaising with Chief Engineers’ Council standing committees. He will also oversee the TAC awards...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
The Transportation Association of Canada (TAC’s) Executive Director, Michel Gravel, M.Eng., P.Eng., ing., CAE, has announced that he will retire after 15 years of service to TAC, effective early January 2015.
Mr. Gravel joined TAC in 1999 at a time when the organization was facing some major challenges, including internal disagreement about the...
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
The Transportation Association of Canada’s (TAC) Bookstore is THE source for roadway-related technical guidelines and best practices in Canada, including new versions of the Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Canada – Fifth Edition (2014) and the Pavement Asset Management Design Guide (2013).
Accessed via the Association’s...