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CITE Conference 2015
TIMCON Principal Dr. Timothy Oketch made a presentation entitled “Calibrating traffic streams with Motorcycles” at the Canadian Institute for Transportation Engineering (CITE) Annual Conference in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, June 2015. The paper developed an approach for estimating passenger car equivalencies for motorcycles using micro-simulation modelling.

PanAm Games Modelling
TIMCON undertook micro-simulation modelling to support the planning of the PanAm/ParaPan Games as part of a consortium of several major transportation consulting firms in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). The Games were held successfully at several venues in the GTA in July 2015. The analysis covered the road networks around multiple venues located in various GTA municipalities and was undertaken using AIMSUN and VISSIM.

June 2013

TIMCON staff Dr. Timothy Oketch and Grant Rugarama, MSc., made a presentation entitled “Transportation Modelling, An Advanced Approach for Addressing Urban Congestion” at the African Centre for Media Excellence, ACME in Kampala, Uganda. The event was attended by over 20 journalists drawn from various media houses in the country.

April 2013
Seychelles_2013-04TIMCON Principal and Director, Dr. Timothy Oketch, P. Eng., participated in a high powered delegation of experts assessing the infrastructural requirements (transportation, energy and water) for the country of Seychelles that would benefit from funding especially from multilateral development banks (MDBs).  

Jan 2013

The consultancy agreement for Eldoret Bypass Project is signed. The project will involve route selection, preliminary and detailed design of the approximately 30 km bypass road to the City of Eldoret in western Kenya. TIMCON is part of the design team and will provide design services and traffic engineering and modelling (strategic and micro-simulation) services.

Oct 2012

The Kampala Mpigi Road Modelling Assessment project kicks off. This assessment was necessary to support the design of the Kampala Mpigi Road roadway and involved assessment of the future traffic patterns using strategic (TRANCAD) model and micro-simulation modelling to assess the operations at the most complex section. 

June 2012

Operational and Safety Evaluation of the Thika Highway Project is flagged off with a thorough site review by a joint team of TIMCON staff, African Development Bank specialists, and other stakeholders. The project involved operational and safety evaluation of the constructed roads. The assessment involved comprehensive micro-simulation modelling and detailed Road Safety Audit (RSA) of the 40 km highway with 19 junctions and interchanges.

May 2012

TIMCON Director, Dr Timothy Oketch, P. Eng., presents a paper entitled "Performance Measurement Upgrade for Traffic Operations on Regional Arterial Roads", at the 2012 Canadian Institute for Transportation Engineers (CITE) Conference in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Feb 2012

TIMCON holds Modelling workshop in Nairobi, Kenya and Kampala, Uganda

Jan 2012

TIMCON Director, Dr Timothy Oketch, P. Eng., is profiled in the New Vision Daily Newspaper, Uganda