ITE's Transportation Achievement Awards may be given annually for excellence in the advancement of transportation to meet human needs, by entities concerned with transportation such as governmental agencies, legislative bodies, consulting firms, and industry, and other organizations.
Awards will be presented in the following five categories: Complete Streets, Transportation Systems Management and Operations (TSMO), Traffic Engineering, Planning, and Safety.
These awards recognize an organization/entity for one or more of the following:
Eligible recipients for the proposed Transportation Achievement Awards could be:
Award will consist of a trophy or plaque, given at the ITE Annual Meeting and Exhibition Awards Luncheon, as well as recognition in ITE Journal.
All nominations for ITE's Transportation Achievement Awards must be submitted by your ITE District Awards Coordinator. The submittal should be in PDF format and limited to a total of five (5) pages that describe the project (including graphics) and indicate how the project meets the criteria for the award. The submission should assist the award committee in evaluating the project against the judging criteria. Multiple categories may be selected when entering a submission; however, entrants may only be recognized in one category.
There should be only one submission per District per category. ITE members should submit nominations to your District Award Coordinator by March 1. District Coordinators should upload nominations to ITE's awards portal by April 1.
Nominations are evaluated by a committee of ITE Board members—the Transportation Achievement Awards Committee and Council chairs.
30 points – Application of innovative ideas
30 points – Exhibits a commitment to the advancement of the profession
30 points – Strong applicability to the industry
10 points – Well-balanced scope and format