Names in the News | February 2022

Thursday, February 17, 2022

Updates about people working in, or organizations serving, the transportation and road-related industries.

TAC welcomed the following organizations as members in January 2022:

  • The College of New Caledonia
  • The County of Lanark
  • Steer Davies Gleave North America Incorporated

TAC also gained four new individual members in the student categoryLearn about TAC memberships.

We are saddened to learn of the death of Norma Moores, Associate and Manager of Active Transportation for IBI Group in Hamilton. Norma was a trailblazer for women engineers in the transportation industry, and a key leader and innovator in the field of active transportation. She was a North American expert in the planning and design of walking and cycling facilities, and of complete streets. She co-authored several TAC Conference papers, and in 2017 received the Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals (APBP) Lifetime Achievement Award. Norma was a strong and passionate person, as described in her full obituary.

TAC is equally saddened by the death of our friend and colleague, Samuel Cass. Sam began his career in 1950 when he joined the staff of the City of Toronto as the Assistant City Traffic Engineer. He retired some 39 years later from the Municipality of Metropolitan Toronto as the Commissioner of Roads and Traffic. Sam served on TAC's Council of Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Canada and chaired the Signal Committee. He gave of his time and shared his experience as described on his profile as an ITE Honorary Member.

The Cement Association of Canada (CAC) announced the retirement of long-time President and CEO Michael McSweeney who led the organization for 12 years. Adam Auer, current CAC Vice President of Environment and Sustainability, will step in as the new President and CEO, effective April 1, 2022. Read the news release.

Effective January 18, Doyle Piwniuk was named Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure in Manitoba, replacing Reg Helwer. Read the news release.

Bruce Biglow retired from Morrison Hershfield at the end of January. Bruce has been a consultant for over 41 years, including 11+ years with Morrison Hershfield.

After 10+ years at the Ontario Good Roads AssociationFahad Shuja is stepping down and will join FLUX Mobility as Director of Products and Client Relations.

Daniel Bergeron has retired from Autorité régionale de transport métropolitain (ARTM) and is now self-employed at d2BH Conseils.


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