The 2009 Annual Conference of the Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) was held in Vancouver, British Columbia, from October 18 to 21 under the theme Transportation in a Climate of Change. The TAC conference is the largest annual transportation-related gathering of its kind in Canada.

TAC has published its conference proceedings only in CD-ROM format. They include all available papers from the conference's technical sessions. Although not required to do so, poster session, panel discussion and workshop participants were also given the opportunity to submit full papers for publication in the conference proceedings.

The contents of the papers contained herein reflect the views of the authors and should not be attributed as the official views or policies of TAC. No guarantee, expressed or implied, is given as to the accuracy of the contents, including extracts from referenced publications, nor shall distribution constitute responsibility on the part of TAC for errors, omissions or any form of misrepresentation resulting from use of the contents.