ITE's annual international awards program honors outstanding achievements in transportation and distinguished service to ITE. The awards bestow international recognition upon the recipients and increase the public’s awareness of the role and responsibilities of the transportation professional. 


ITE Awards Program Information

Find everything you need to know about ITE's Awards Program, including eligibility requirements, submission guidelines, judging criteria, and deadlines using the links below.  Access FAQs here and a handy Awards-at-a-Glance sheet here. Congratratulations to the 2023 award recipients who were honored at ITE's Annual Meeting and Exposition. Scroll below to see 2023 award recipients and access photos.

The nomination period for 2024 awards begins January 1 here. Submission deadlines vary per award, so please follow the links below to verify deadlines. * Please note: Nominations for awards designated by an asterisk (*) should be submitted only by District Awards Coordinators (see link below).


ITEJ Celebrates
2023 Award Recipients


Burton W. Marsh Award for Distinguished Service

Theodore M. Matson Memorial Award

Wilbur S. Smith Distinguished Transportation Educator Award

Transportation Achievement Awards*

Young Member of the Year Award

District Rising Stars (see Young Member Link above for information)*



Council Leadership Team Council Project Excellence Award

Jeff Lindley Personal and Technical Excellence Award

Note! Nominations are accepted only from ITE Council leadership for the Project Excellence Award and the Jeff Lindley Award. 


File of Awards Descriptions


(Who is my District Awards Coordinator?)

District Innovation Award*

Outstanding Section Award*

Section Momentum Award*



Daniel B. Fambro Student Paper Award*

Student Chapter Award*

Student Chapter Momentum Award*

HSIS Excellence in Highway Safety Data Award New Deadline –  May 1, 2024!



Council Impact Awards

New in 2023! ITE Council Impact Awards seek to recognize individuals and organizations for outstanding contributions to the transportation industry and the communities they serve. Get the details!




Congratulations to the 2023 Excellence in Transportation Award Recipients!

View the 2023 Awards Luncheon Photos Here!

International Awards | District-Level Awards | Student Awards |  Council Awards



View the 2023 Awards Luncheon Photo Gallery

View the 2022 Award Winners Gallery

View the 2022 Awards Luncheon Photo Gallery

View the 2021 Award Winners Gallery

View a Listing of the 2020 Award Winners

View Previous Award Winners