Professional and Career Development



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.  Congratratulations to the 2022 award recipients who were honored at ITE's Annual Meeting and Exposition.

The 12-week nomination period for 2023 awards begins January 1 here. Submission deadlines may 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 ITE District Awards Coordinators


ITEJ Celebrates
2022 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)*


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*

Highway Safety Information System (HSIS) Student Research Paper Competition



Council Impact Awards

New! The 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!



Council Leadership Team Council Project Excellence Award

Jeff Lindley Personal and Technical Excellence Award

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





Congratulations to the 2022 Excellence in Transportation Award Recipients!

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


Burton W. Marsh Award for
Distinguished Service

Jeffrey A. Lindley, P.E.
Theodore M. Matson
Memorial Award
Dr. Chandra R. Bhat
Wilbur S. Smith
Transportation Educator Award 

Dr. Darcy M. Bullock, P.E.
Young Member of the Year
Keith M. Hall, P.E., PTOE

Transportation Achievement -
Complete Streets:
City of Calgary & Urban Systems, Ltd

Transportation Achievement - 
TSMO : STC Traffic

Transportation Achivement - 
Safety: Toole Design
(with the City of New Orleans)

Transportation Achievement - 
Planning: District Department 
of Transportation for moveDC

Transportation Achievement - 
Traffic Engineering: WSP, City of Hays, KDOT, Kirkham Michael, and Smoky Hill Construction 

District Innovation Award
Southern District of ITE

Section Momentum Award
Southern California Section of ITE

Outstanding Section Award
North Carolina Section of ITE

Daniel B. Fambro Student 
Paper Award
Md Shakir Mahmud

Student Chapter Award
Purdue University Student 
Chapter of ITE

Stdent Chapter Momentum
Portland State University
ITE-STEP Chapter

Congratulations to the
2022 District Rising Stars

Consultants Council 
Distinguished Consultant 
Michael Sanderson, P.E., PTOE

TSMO Council Organization Award 
Wahington Metropolitan
Area Tansit Authority

Transportation Education Council 
Innovation in Education Award
Michigan State University's
Sociomobility Team

Pedestrian and Bicycle Standing 
Committee John LaPlante Award
City of West Linn, OR

HSIS Student Research Paper Competition Results
1st- Norris Novat
Council Leadership Team
2022 Best Project and Outstanding Volunteer Awards



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View the 2021 Award Winners Gallery

View a Listing of the 2020 Award Winners

View Previous Award Winners


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