Professional and Career Development




The ITE Traffic Engineering Council Troy A. Peoples Award is given to an individual or organization who is recognized as a leader in the field of traffic engineering through their involvement with innovative activities, professional organizations, the community, or the performance of traffic engineering.



Individuals or organizations that have completed significant innovative activities or demonstrated a strong commitment to the traffic engineering community are eligible.



The award will consist of a trophy or plaque given at the Annual Meeting and Exposition and recognition in ITE Journal.


Submission/Selection Process

A nomination letter is required and supporting documentation such as descriptions of innovative activities, a resume or CV is required and must be submitted via no later than March 1. A committee of three members of the Traffic Engineering Council Executive Committee selects the award winner by April 1.

If you have any questions, please contact Amanda Brauer at with the subject line: TENC Award.


Judging Criteria

Following is the criteria that will be used in the evaluation and recommendation of an award winner:

  • 30 points – Application of innovative ideas
  • 20 points – Exhibits a commitment to the advancement of the profession (Usefulness and impact to ITE and/or the profession – meets identifiable need, provides useful service, and/ or demonstrates leadership in the field)
  • 40 points – Strong applicability to the industry (Advancement of knowledge, practices and standards)
  • 10 points – Demonstrated impact


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