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Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) Annual Conference – St. John’s Newfoundland
September 24, 2017 - September 28, 2017
Morrison Hershfield is proud to be a Supporter Level Sponsor at this year’s TAC conference, and we have the pleasure of sending two talented transportation professionals to present. The focus this year is “Investing in Transportation: Building Canada’s Economy” and transportation industry professionals from all over North America attend. Visit our presenters during the conference to learn about some innovative projects and solutions to unique transportation challenges.
Best Practices in Urban Transportation Planning
by Bassam Hamwi – Director Transportation Planning
Monday, September 25 at 13:45-17:15 – Salon C: The recent City of Ottawa Transportation Master Plan Update received the Professional Planners Institute (OPPI) Award for Excellence in Planning in recognition of the many innovative elements in the project. See Bassam’s presentation, which provides an overview of an innovative approach to assessing the relative merit of proposed transit corridors and determining the most appropriate transit facility type by corridor, within a city-wide Master Planning context to allow municipalities to prioritize investments in new transit infrastructure
Innovations in Road Safety
by Keith Dustin – Principal and Director of Operations, Transportation Ontario East
Tuesday, September 26 at 08:30-12:00 – Salon F: Keith will be presenting on two project case studies detailing traffic management solutions for the Burlington Bay Skyway & Hwy 400 Rehabilitation Projects. As our infrastructure ages and traffic volumes increase, traffic management has become a critical element of highway/bridge rehabilitation projects. Join us to review two projects that have successfully used innovative traffic management schemes that allowed the maintenance of traffic without overbuilding the infrastructure.