Tuesday, February 12, 2019
In this issue:
Welcome from the Executive
Council Highlights: 2018 Fall Technical Meetings
Council Highlights: 2018 TAC Conference
Upcoming TAC Learning Events
Miss a Webinar? Watch it Now
Welcome from the Executive
The transportation profession is experiencing major demographic changes, including significant...
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Read updates about people working in the transportation and road-related industries.
It is with respect that TAC wishes to inform its members of the passing of TAC Environment Council Member, Patrick James Thomas Shea on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at the age of 42 years. Patrick made significant contributions to TAC, Shea's strong leadership and...
Friday, December 14, 2018
The Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) and Intelligent Transportation Systems Society of Canada (ITS Canada) are soliciting abstracts to be considered for presentation and poster sessions at the 2019 TAC-ITS Canada Joint Conference & Exhibition in Halifax, NS, September 22 to 25.
The abstract must be submitted for a session in one of the...
Saturday, January 26, 2019
TAC's Online Learning Centre offers access to recordings of sessions from the 2018 TAC Conference & Exhibition, and of webinars offered through TAC's Learning Program.
Recordings can be purchased individually, or in some cases as part of a group. To view your purchased recordings, simply login to your account to stream and view the recording on...
Thursday, November 1, 2018
Partnership opportunities are available for six major technical projects that will be conducted through the Transportation Association of Canada (TAC)’s pooled-fund model.
Project partners provide funding according to their level of interest and ability, and receive a seat on the project steering committee where they shape the terms of reference and...
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
At its recent meeting in Saskatoon, TAC's Board of Directors approved a new Connected and Automated Vehicles Task Force (CAV Task Force) that will report directly to the Board.
TAC's website includes a brief description of the Task Force, and a link to its Terms of Reference.
The Board also appointed Garreth Rempel (MORR Transportation Consulting) as...
Thursday, October 25, 2018
The Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) Conference and Exhibition is the largest gathering of transportation professionals in Canada; the 2018 edition attracted well over 750 delegates, and provided attendees with critical industry information and connections.
The Opening Plenary set the stage for the 2018 TAC Conference with the inaugural...
Monday, October 22, 2018
Canada’s progress on connected and automated vehicles (CV/AVs) was recently highlighted to an international audience through an article published in the Transportation Research Board’s TR News (September-October 2018).
Co-authored by Garreth Rempel, Ph.D., P.Eng., the Chair of TAC’s new Connected and Automated Vehicles Task Force, the...
Thursday, August 16, 2018
To encourage students and young professionals to engage with the transportation industry, TAC hosts and recognizes students during its annual conference.
The TAC Conference is a unique opportunity for students to connect and network with more than 750 members, prospective employers, academic and industry experts, and other students. They are invited to...
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
The Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) has released Pedestrian Crossing Control Guide (Third Edition) in its online Bookstore. The document is priced at $129 for TAC members and $169 for non-members (order code PTM-PCCG18-E) and is available in both print and e-book formats. A primer on Pedestrian Crossing Control Guide is available for free on TAC...
Friday, August 3, 2018
On June 21-22, 100 participants from government, industry and academia attended “Preparing for Connectivity and Automation in Canada’s Transportation System” in Toronto. The workshop was organized by the Transportation Association of Canada (TAC), Transport Canada and Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Canada with the assistance of...
Thursday, August 2, 2018
2018 TAC Student Paper Awards
The Transportation Association of Canada is proud to announce our Student Award recipients for 2018.
The winners will be honoured at our next Annual Conference to be held in Saskatoon at TCU Place September 30 to October 3, 2018.
Each year, TAC offers Student Paper Awards to student in accredited Transportation...