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2019-10-28

Great interest in the Canadian applications of the HSM workshop. Thanks to David Petrucci from FHWA, Russell Brownlee Alexandre Nolet from TNS for presenting, Amy Jiang from BA Group for organizing it, and all attendees


2019-10-24

TNS was out in full force at the Ontario Good Roads Association's Managing Winter Operations Workshop yesterday, with Warren Nicholishen discussing Route Optimization in the morning & Russell Brownlee presenting on Road Safety in the afternoon. 


2019-10-23
Whose attending the OTLA 2019 Fall Conference on October 24th? Come by TNS booth 703 for a chance to win our awesome giveaway, and don't forget to tune into Russell's talk on Road Environments and Vulnerable Road User Safety at 3:00 p.m.


2019-10-11

Russell and Alex had a great time teaching the Transit Stops: Locating and Designing for Safety workshop for the Canadian Urban Transit Association (CUTA). Thank you to everyone who attended! 



2019-09-23
TNS is very pleased to announce that Warren Nicholishen, CRS, CST, CIG, has joined our firm as our Senior Roadway Management Consultant. Warren brings over 32 years of public sector experience in winter maintenance, roadway management, transportation operations, road regulations, sidewalk/bikeway infrastructure, and transportation policy development to our team. Welcome, Warren! 


2019-08-27

Have you signed up for the OTC Road Safety and Risk Management for Bicycle Facilities Workshop that we will be teaching on September 19, 2019?

 

Register here: https://otc.org/events/road-safety-and-risk-management-for-bicycle-facilities-workshop/


2019-07-30

Congrats to TNS Transportation Safety Engineer, Reza Omrani, on becoming Chair of the ITE Transportation Forensics and Risk Management Council!  https://www.ite.org/technical-resources/councils/forensics/

 


2019-06-07

Check out this great article in Nxtbook on Promoting Bike Safety through Safe Road Design, authored by TNS Vice President, Alex Nolet, and Matt Pinder. 

http://www.nxtbook.com/ygsreprints/ITE/G107225_ITE_June2019/index.php#/30


2019-06-03

TNS President, Russell Brownlee, had a great time meeting all of the YPT'ers who came out to the YPT (Young Professionals in Transportation Toronto) Level Up - Meet the Managers event. Thank you for having us! 


2019-05-28

Great start to the CARSP (Canadian Association of Road Safety Professionals) 2019 Conference! TNS is happy to announce that our Vice President, Alex Nolet has just been named the new CARSP President. Congratulations, Alex!


2019-05-01

Thank you to everyone who stopped by our table yesterday at the 33rd Annual OIAA & HLA Joint Insurance Seminar... and a big congrats to our lucky prize winner!


2019-04-30

TNS was delighted to sponsor the 2019 ReleveTO Awards, which recognizes the achievements of young, French speaking entrepreneurs and professionals in Toronto. Our VP, Alex Nolet, was a 2018 finalist and a 2019 organizer. 


2019-04-09

Have you signed up for the OTC Pedestrian Safety and Risk Management Workshop that we will be teaching on May 31st?

 

Register here: https://otc.org/events/pedestrian-safety-risk-management-workshop-3/

 


2019-02-25

TNS will be joining Ken Lauppe, Warren Nicholishen, Dave Anderson & other industry leaders at the 2019 Ontario Good Roads Association Roadway Management Course. Russell Brownlee has been invited to present on Road Authority Risk Management on an annual basis.

 

Register here: 

https://www.ogra.org/courses-and-events/courses/event-details.html/Ogra/event-info/details/id/28350


2019-02-25
TNS is pleased to announce that Reza Omrani, Ph.D., P.Eng., has joined our firm as a Transportation Safety Engineer. Reza brings much industry knowledge and experience to our team. Welcome, Reza!


2019-01-23
Check out this great article written by Adam Sidsworth for PEO's Engineering Dimensions, on the current and future state of Ontario's road safety. Alex Nolet of True North Safety Group weighs in with his opinion on the matter.

Read the article here: http://www.peo.on.ca/index.php/ci_id/33113/la_id/1.htm


2019-01-21
Coaches Steve and Brad bringing in the Tornados before their game last Friday night. TNS Group is a proud sponsor of the Ted Reeve Minor Atom Select Team and enjoy giving back to the community we live in. Go Tornados!


2018-12-18
Check out our Vice President, Alex Nolet's latest article, Alternatives to Grade Separation for Railway Crossings, featured in Canadian Consulting Engineer magazine, December 2018 issue (page 16-17).
 
https://www.canadianconsultingengineer.com/digital-archives/december-2018/


2018-10-29  
TNS Vice-President, Alex Nolet, acted as Committee Chair on a project which provided great overview on the accessibility guidelines used in Canada. The conclusion in a few words: Lack of uniformity and consensus. National guidance to be considered.

 

Read the full report here: https://www.cite7.org/wpdm-package/review-of-public-right-of-way-accessibility-experience-in-canada/ 


2018-10-10  
Our OTC workshop on Road Safety & Risk Management for Bicycle Facilities was a great success. Thank you to everyone who attended!   


2018-09-03  
TNS President, Russell Brownlee is honoured to be teaching Traffic Engineering at Mohawk College this semester!


2018-06-20 
TNS presents OTC's Pedestrian Facility Safety and Risk Management one-day workshop for over 60 transportation practitioners in the heart of downtown Toronto. Great day for a field visit. Stay tuned for the bicycle facility safety workshop to be held in October 2018. 


2018-05-26 
CBC clip featuring Alexandre Nolet. This was part of a contest for young french speaking entrepreneurs of Toronto. You can watch it by clicking HERE