Three Chapters Released in Transportation 2014 Book

Monday, March 3, 2014

The first three chapters in the online Book, Transportation in Canada: Transforming the Fabric of our Land were released on February 26.

Available as a free PDF download, this commemorative  online book features interesting perspectives and archival images about the past, present and future of Canadian transportation.

Written by guest authors widely acknowledged as subject matter experts, the first available chapters are:

  • The Trans-Canada Highway: Connecting Canadians
  • Road Safety: Saving Lives
  • Sustainable Transportation: New Kid on the Block

The online book is just one of the special activities in a year-long campaign, Transportation 2014: Past, Present, Future, coordinated by the Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) in celebration of its100th anniversary. The book will highlight some of the major components in the evolution of Canadian transportation over the past century, and their impact on the lives of Canadians.

Topics for the remaining chapters will include railroads, trucking, highways, bridges, public transportation and more. The next group of chapters will be released in April; subsequent chapters will be available throughout 2014, ending in early fall.

Thanks to the following individuals for their work on and support of Transportation in Canada: Transforming the Fabric of our Land:

  • Editor: Geoffrey Noxon
  • Steering Committee: Luc Couture, MMM Group Limited; Lynne Cowe Falls, University of Calgary; Jeannette Montufar, University of Manitoba and Kumar Ranjan, Regional Municipality of Niagara.

We would also like to thank le ministère des Transports du Québec for providing the French translation of the book.

Organizations interested in advertising in the  online book, or becoming a Transportation 2014 partner can contact Andrew Thompson or 647-718-5277.


Thank you to our Premier Sponsors