Thursday, June 1, 2017
Reporting to TAC’s councils, the Integrated Committee on Climate Change (ICCC) provides a centre of expertise within TAC on climate change issues, adaptation, greenhouse gas reduction initiatives to mitigate climate change, and resilient transportation infrastructure and services.
The current membership of 20 includes individuals representing a...
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
On April 21, 18 high school students and four teachers from various schools in the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board (OCDSB) attended a student bridge building event held alongside TAC’s recent Spring Technical Meetings.
Photo by Glenn Cole, TAC
The activity, sponsored by the TAC Foundation and planned by TAC’s Education and Human Resources...
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Jon Lewis, Traffic Engineer, Engineering Services Division, City of Fredericton, explains how aerial drone technology has helped drivers navigate through the first multi-lane roundabout in Fredericton. Prepared on behalf of TAC’s Small Municipalities Task Force, this article is part of a series on the issues and challenges affecting smaller communities....
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Join your colleagues and register for the 2017 Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) Conference & Exhibition, September 24-27.
Early bird rates are available until June 28.
The keynote address of the Opening Plenary Session is expected to be delivered by Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, Amarjeet Sohi (invited) or...
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
A project to develop guidelines that identify gaps and provide recommendations to strengthen the integration between health and transportation has been launched by the Transportation Association of Canada (TAC).
Transportation systems have traditionally been designed primarily for motorized vehicles and goods movement, though the paradigm has begun to shift...
Friday, April 28, 2017
Eight tab signs, informing drivers of charging levels offered at electric vehicle charging stations, will be added to the Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Canada (MUTCDC).
The addition was made possible through a volunteer project recommended by the Traffic Operations and Management Standing Committee.
The proposed tab signs will be used in...
Thursday, April 13, 2017
The Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) Foundation has allocated $6,000 to finance two recent applications to the Student Activities Fund.
Le Club scientifique Pont d’acier Hercule de l’École de technologie supérieure, and the Institute of Transportation Engineers University of Alberta (ITEUA) Student Chapter will each receive $3,000...
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...