Connected and Automated Vehicles (CAVs)

TAC offers several unique resources on connected and automated vehicles (CAVs) in Canada. Some were created with help from members of our Connected and Automated Vehicles Integrated Committee. Please email us with any comments or suggestions.

Connected and Automated Vehicles: A Primer for Canadian Municipalities

TAC’s Connected and Automated Vehicles: A Primer for Canadian Municipalities was originally published in January 2021. It provides a high-level overview of connected and automated vehicles (CAVs), addresses myths and offers guidance to help municipal stakeholders make informed decisions.

Read the primer (updated January 2022)

Discussion Paper on Connected and Automated Vehicles

This 2019 report by IBI Group describes the Canadian CAV ecosystem, identifies TAC’s role in it, and suggests key technical issues to be addressed by TAC’s councils and committees.

TAC gratefully acknowledges Transport Canada’s financial support of this project.

Read the Discussion Paper (PDF)

Inventory of CAV Initiatives in Canada

This inventory includes almost 100 Canadian CAV-related initiatives involving governments, businesses, academic institutions and non-profit organizations. It is a downloadable file (Microsoft Excel format) with entries that can be searched, sorted and filtered. Please contact us with any questions or suggestions for improvement.

The inventory was initially developed by the Federal-Provincial-Territorial Coordinating Council on Automated and Connected Vehicles, to help monitor progress related to the Automated and Connected Vehicles Policy Framework for Canada.

View the Inventory (XLS)

CAV Lexicon

This lexicon will help non-specialists (planners, traffic engineers, road designers, etc.) to understand and use more than 60 common CAV technical terms.

View the Lexicon (PDF)

CAV Resources for Canadian Practitioners

Canadian Publications

Online Information Hubs (Canada)

Online Information Hubs (International)



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