Wednesday, April 5, 2017
This periodic column features notices from people working in the transportation and road-related industries.
Tracy King has been appointed Deputy Minister for Newfoundland and Labrador Transportation and Works, replacing Lori Anne Companion who has been appointed to the new Department of Fisheries and Land Resources.
Saskatchewan Highways and...
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
A recent TAC News article introduced issues and topics that influence the work of many different Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) councils and committees.
This article touches on more topics expected to impact and influence many meeting agendas at the upcoming Spring Technical Meetings, April 19-25 in Ottawa.
Big data is an emerging...
Friday, March 24, 2017
In this article written for TAC News, Mark Hearson, Transport Infrastructure Specialist, FireSeeds North Infrastructure, provides an account of survey results on LED street lighting for small municipalities. Prepared on behalf of TAC’s Small Municipalities Task Force, this article is part of a series of feature articles on the issues and...
Monday, March 20, 2017
The Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) councils, committees and task forces will meet at the upcoming spring technical meetings, April 19-25, to discuss committee-related issues and priorities, and advance their workplans.
These 800+ volunteers, representing more than 230 organizations, participate in some 50 different subject-matter and...
Monday, March 13, 2017
The Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) is featured in the March 2017 issue of Business View Magazine.
The digital article discusses how transportation plays a key role in Canada’s historical development and acts as an important economic enabler. It summarizes how we come together to share ideas and information with our membership and key...
Monday, March 6, 2017
A national guide for the design, construction, maintenance and inspection of mechanically stabilized earth (MSE) walls has been approved by the Transportation Association of Canada’s (TAC) Chief Engineers’ Council.
A notice will be posted on TAC’s website once the publication is available for sale in the Bookstore.
Recommended by the...
Friday, February 10, 2017
The Transportation Association of Canada’s (TAC) Board of Directors has worked to produce, and is pleased to announce, new vision and mission statements for the Association.
Transportation that makes Canada safe, healthy and prosperous
Working together to share ideas, build knowledge, promote best practices, foster leadership,...
Thursday, February 9, 2017
The Library of the Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) has upgraded its public search capability for the TAC Library Catalogue, the Current Practices and Innovations database and the Canadian Surface Transportation Research database.
New features of the search interfaces include:
Listings of both popular topics and recently-added titles ...
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
The Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) has released the much-anticipated Canadian Roundabout Design Guide (CRDG) in its online Bookstore.
The new guide will provide Canadian jurisdictions with comprehensive information and guidance to the planning, design, construction, operation, maintenance and safety of roundabouts in Canada.
The Guide is priced at...
Monday, January 30, 2017
Giffin Koerth has changed its company name to -30- Forensic Engineering. Founded in 2002, this Canadian forensic engineering and science firm works with some of the top scientists, standard-makers and specialized consultants in North America. It provides environmental engineering, forensic visualization, health and safety, and forensic engineering services....
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
The Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) Foundation has expanded its programs to include paid internships, as well as its traditional scholarship program.
Students can apply for a scholarship and/or internship all on the same form. The deadline to apply is Tuesday, February 28.
Internships are supported by donors wishing to support future...
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
The preliminary program of the 2017 Transportation Association of Canada (TAC)’s Spring Technical Meetings is now available online.
Councils, standing committees and project committees will meet at the Ottawa Marriott Hotel from April 19-25. Meetings are open to TAC members unless otherwise indicated in the program. Participants should check the program...