Transportation Planning Excellence Awards Progam 2010 Nominations
The Transportation Planning Excellence Awards Program is a biennial awards program developed by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to recognize outstanding initiatives across the country to develop, plan, and implement innovative transportation planning practices. The program is co-sponsored by the American Planning Association (APA).
Anyone may submit a nomination. However, eligible nominations must be for a project, process, group, or individual involved in a project or process that has used FHWA and/or FTA funding sources to make an outstanding contribution to the field of transportation planning.
An independent panel of judges representing diverse backgrounds and expertise reviews all applications against the awards criteria identified above. The panel recommends recognition for nominations that excel in a variety of criteria. Awards are not necessarily made in each category. A project or organization may be nominated separately for more than one planning category; however, each nomination should specifically address the projects appropriateness for that category. In addition to satisfying the criteria, successful nominations must be superior in the specific categories in which they were nominated.
The Transportation Planning Excellence Awards categories are:
Transportation Asset Management
Education and Training
Emergency Management Planning
Linking Planning and Operations
Modeling and Technology Applications
Public Involvement and Outreach
Transportation and Land Use Integration
Transportation Planning and Environment
Tribal Transportation Planning
The criteria for judging nominations are:
Community and Public Involvement
Partnerships and Collaboration
All Transportation Planning Excellence Award nominations must be submitted via the online application by March 15, 2010. Awards are presented in the summer of 2010.
For the online application, go to https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/planning/tpea/2010/register.cfm. For additional information, check out FHWAs web site https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/planning/tpea/2010.
For further information, contact Region 10s Rebecca Reyes-Alicea at (206) 220-7965 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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