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...
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
This periodic column features notices from people working in the transportation and road-related industries.
Shaun Hammond has been appointed Assistant Deputy Minister, Safety, Policy and Engineering for Alberta Transportation.
The Corrugated Steel Pipe Institute (CSPI) has appointed Raymond J. Wilcock as Executive Director, effective April 1. Mr. Wilcock...
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
A panel of industry experts will discuss British Columbia’s valuable highway assets at the April 23 Transportation 2014 Vancouver lecture, Innovative Design and Development for World Class Roadways in British Columbia.
“Our panel will share what they recognize to be innovative opportunities allowing British Columbia to employ the latest in...
Friday, March 21, 2014
Catch up on TAC member organizations and associations in the transportation and road-related sectors.
Boulevard Transportation Group Ltd., a firm providing transportation planning and engineering services for private and public sector clients, is merging with Watt Consulting Group, an engineering firm operating out of Calgary offering civil and municipal...
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...