Join us at the 2019 TAC-ITS Joint Conference and Exhibition

WSP is proud to be a patron and active participant in the 2019 Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) and Intelligent Transportation Systems Society of Canada (ITS Canada) Joint Conference and Exhibition taking place September 22nd – 25th in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Join us with making progress on emerging and critical issues that touch on safety, mobility and technology.

Monday September 23, 2019

Spatial Dimensions of Asset Management

International Best Practice in Location Referencing to Support Asset Management

David Loukes, WSP
1:45 pm- 2:05 pm ADT
Room: Argyle A1

Spatial Dimensions of Asset Management

Collecting Spatial Data to Improve Sidewalk Asset Management in New Zealand

Karen Robichaud, WSP
2:45 pm - 3:05 pm ADT
Room: Argyle A1

Design Considerations for Transforming Existing Infrastructure to Complete Streets

Gottingen Street Transit Lane- Making the Jump

Greg O’Brien, WSP
Erin Blay, Halifax Transit
2:45pm - 3:15 pm ADT
Room: 502

Preparing for Connected and Automated Vehicles (CAV), Part 1: Technical Challenges and Developments

ITS Architecture for Canada- Version 3.0 Update

Geoff Knapp, WSP
3:45 pm – 4:15 pm ADT
Room: Argyle A3


Tuesday September 24, 2019

Designing Interchanges and Major Facilities in Constrained Conditions

Chief Peguis Trail Extension- Winnipeg’s First Single-Point Urban Interchange

Kerra Mruss, WSP
(Presented by Richard Tebinka, WSP)
8:30 am - 9:00 am ADT
Room: 502

Preparing for Connection and Automated Vehicles (CAV), Part 1: Technical Challenges and Developments

CAV Readiness in the GTHA

Mara Bullock, WSP
9:30 am - 10:00 am ADT
Room: Argyle A3

Designing Interchanges and Major Facilities in Constrained Conditions

South Perimeter Highway Design Study- Meeting Future Needs

Richard Tebinka, WSP
11:00 am - 11:30 am ADT
Room: 502

Asset Management in the Face of Climate Change

Extreme Weather: The Impact on Strategic Roads

Tom Grahamslaw, WSP
(Presented by Robert Sharpe, WSP)
4:05 pm - 4:25 pm ADT
Room: 107

Innovations in Pavement Management, Engineering and Technologies

Utility Trench Restoration: Strategies and Performance in Low-Volume Urban Roads

Luke Gallant, WSP
4:15 pm - 4:45 pm ADT
Room: 109


Wednesday September 25, 2019

Transportation Demand Modelling

The Ministry of Transportation of Ontario’s Traffic Simulation Protocol

Rob Pringle, WSP
Goran Nikolic, Ministry of Transportation of Ontario
Chris Pascos, Ministry of Transportation of Ontario
8:30 am - 9:00 am ADT
Room: 201

Quality Assurance for Traffic Management During Construction Projects

Turcot Interchange: Traffic Management, Dismantling and how to Meet the Partners Needs

Sylvie Gervais, WSP
10:30 am - 11:00 am ADT
Room: 106

Bicycle Design Considerations Within Complete Streets

HRM Downtown Bikeways: All Ages and Abilities (‘AAA’)

Courtney McCarthy, WSP
Mark Nener, Halifax Regional Municipality
11:10 am - 11:30 am ADT
Room: 502

The Role of ITS in Climate Change Adaptation

The Role of ITS in Climate Change Adaptation

Mara Bullock, WSP
10:30 am – 12:00 pm ADT
Room: 501

Road Safety Engineering Award Finalists

Application of the 2+1 Roadway Concept in the Canadian Context: A Case Study

Geoff Millen, WSP
4:15 pm – 4:45 pm ADT
Room: 102