Transportation Achievement Awards

The Transportation Achievement Awards recognize significant and outstanding transportation achievements by other entities concerned with transportation, such as government agencies, legislative bodies, consulting firms, industry, and other private-sector organizations.  


Past Recipients 


2016 City of San Luis Obispo, CA, USA 
2017 Nashville Are MPO 2040 Regional Transportation Plan  
2018 City of Madison Smart City Initiative
2019 Southview Boulevard Improvement Project
2020 Transoft Solutions, Inc. AutoTURN Pro
2021 Hillsborough Metropolitan Organization for Speed Management Action Plan

2022 District DOT for moveDC: A Unique Approach To Long-Range Transportation Planning

2023 SMART SCALE: Funding the Right Transportation Projects in Virginia 


2016 City of Brownsville, CA, USA and Matamoros, Mexico  
2017 State Route 520 Floating Bridge and Landings Project 
2018 Highway Integrated Sensing and Energy Conversion Module (HI-SEM) 
2019 Zoo Interchange Core and Adjacent Arterials

1985 Virginia Department of Highways and Transportation, Rail Service to the Virginia Eastern Shore 
1986 Santa Ana (California) Regional Transportation Center 
1988 Arizona Department of Transportation, Metropolitan Phoenix Freeway Plan 
1989 Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, Texas, and Texas State Department of Highways and Public Transportation 
1991 Downtown Seattle Transit Project 
1993 Netherlands Ministry of Transport and Public Works (Intermodal Transportation System) 
1995 Denver International Airport 
1996 91 Express Lanes Project 
1997 Dallas Area Rapid Transit, Dallas, TX  
1998 Confederation Bridge, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada  
1999 Cypress Replacement Project  
2002 Alabama Department of Transportation 
2003 Oklahoma Department of Transportation 
2004 Connecticut Department of Transportation (CDOT) 
2005 Florida Department of Transportation (FLDOT) 
2006 Orange County, CA, Transportation Authority/Riverside County, CA Transportation Commission, Riverside/Orange County Major Investment Study 
2007 Illinois Tollway, South Tri?State Tollway Reconstruction Project 
2009 Texas Department of Transportation Houston District 
2010 Waterfront Toronto’s Lower Don Lands Project 
2011 Transportation Management Center of the Ozarks 
2012 City of Carmel and American Structure Point 
2013 City of Indianapolis Department of Public Works and American Structurepoint, Inc. 
2014 Pinellas County Public Works Operations Building Project 
2015 Macomb County, Mt. Clemens, Michigan 

1984 Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District  
1986 Glenwood Canyon (Colorado) I?70 Traffic Control Program  
1987 Illinois DOT Freeway Traffic Management Program  
1988 Metropolitan Transit Development Board, Light Rail System  
1989 City of Arlington, Texas, Department of Transportation  
1990 California Department of Transportation, District 4, Transit Operators' Coordinating Council, Metropolitan Transportation Commission, San Francisco Bay area for heroic, effective, imaginative and prompt response to the disruption caused by the Loma Prieta earthquake  
1991 Transportation Operations Coordinating Committee, TRANSCOM  
1992 TravTek (American Automobile Association, City of Orlando, Federal Highway Administration, Florida Department of Transportation, General Motors Corporation)  
1993 Colorado Department of Transportation, The New I?25 Traffic Control Support Program 
1994 Los Angeles Area Transportation Agencies Partnership  
1995 Kingdom of Saudi Arabia  
1997 Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority, Atlanta, GA for ITS MARTA '96, the '96 Centennial Olympic games, and the North Line Extension  
1998 Montgomery County, MD for Advance Transportation Management System  
1999 AZTech ITS Model  
2001 Pennsylvania Department of Transportation  
2002 Utah Department of Transportation, Salt Lake City Transportation Division, Utah Transit Authority, Salt Lake Organizing Committee Transportation Department  
2003 ATMS/NTCIP Integration Project Phoenix, AZ  
2004 The City of Philadelphia, PA  
2005 National Transportation Operations Coalition (NTOC)  
2006 Minnesota Department of Transportation, I?394 MnPASS HOT Lane Conversion  
2007 Transportation Expansion Project (T?REX), Transportation Expansion Project  
2009 Mississippi Department of Transportation, Reconnecting Mississippi's Coastal Communities Through ITS 
2010 Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) at JFK Airport 
2011 Campus Traffic & Parking Project completed by Traffic Analysis & Design, Inc. for the Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital 
2012 City of Centennial and CH2M Hill 
2013 VIA Metropolitan Transit Authority 
2014 State Road and Tollway Authority GA 400 Toll Road Closure Project, Atlanta, GA 
2015 Transurban, Alexandria, Virginia 
2016 City of Bellevue, Washington 
2017 511PAConnect 
2018 LaGuardia Airport Redevelopment Landside Transportation Management Command Center
2019 Lake County ATSPM Program
2020 VDOT NRO Signal Operations Achieving Safety and Mobility with Traffic Signal Management
2021 Florida Turnpike Enterprise for SunTrax Facility

2022 STC Traffic for San Diego Port Tenants Association – Freight Signal Priority Project

2006 Transit Cooperative Research Program and the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (TCRP/NCHRP)  
2007 World Trade Center Memorial Foundation and The Louis Berger Group Inc., World Trade Center Memorial Pedestrian Simulations Modeling Program  

2005 South Carolina Department of Transportation and the South Carolina Division Office of the Federal Highway Administration  
2005 U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration  
2006 The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Accident Analysis and Mitigation System  
2007 Texas Transportation Institute, Teens in the Driver Seat  
2009 California Highway Patrol  
2010 Mississippi Department of Transportation 
2010 Mississippi Department of Transportation for Innovative Interagency Partnership – The Mississippi MS Traffic MED?com Project 
2011 Texas Transportation Institute for Teens in the Driver Seat Program 
2012 Rutgers Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation and New Jersey Department of Transportation 
2014 Florida Department of Transportation District Two—In Partnership with RS&H, HNTB, and Superior Construction SE, LLC for the Mathews Bridge Emergency Repairs Project 
2016 Virginia Department of Transportation 
2017 Video Analytics Towards Vision Zero Partnership 
2018 Julie’s Automated Waste?Removal  System (JAWS): Kansas City Scout 
2020 VDOT NRO Signal Operations Achieving Safety and Mobility with Traffic Signal Management 
2021 City of Fremont, CA, for Fremont Vision Zero Program

2022 Toole Design for Safe Streets Priority Finder Tool


2006 County of Santa Clara, CA, Traffic Management/Traffic Signal-Retiming and Synchronization on Santa Clara Expressways  
2007 Pinellas County, FL, USA, Public Works, Traffic Management Division, Countywide ATMS Adaptive Signal System 

2006 City of Chicago IL, Illinois Department of Transportation, South Lake Shore Drive Reconstruction  
2007 Massachusetts Highway Department, MassHighway Project Development and Design Guide 
2006 City of Irvine, CA, I?405/Jeffrey Trail, and Overcrossing 
2007 Houston/Galveston Area Council, Pedestrian and Bicyclist Districts Conceptual Plan, and Project 

Miriam Jim and Ali Shahzad, City of Escondido, Escondido Creek Bikeway Missing Link Project 
2021 The City of Nanaimo and ISL Engineering & Land Services for “Raised Local Intersections: The City of Nanaimo’s New Engineering Standard”

2022  City of Calgary, Alberta Canada, and Urban Systems for Montgomery Main Streets  Where a Street Becomes a Community

2023 Kansas Avenue Streetscape

City of Santa Clarita GiveMeGreen Program 
2021 City of Prior Lake for CSAH 21 Downtown Prior Lake Improvement Project

2022 N. Vine Street Corridor Improvements from E 32nd St to 41st St in Hays, KS

2023 DC Citywide Signal Timing Optimization


2023 Division Transit Project: Signal and TSP Operations