ITE Transportation Achievement Awards


The ITE International Transportation Achievement Awards may be awarded 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, industry, and other organizations. Awards will be presented in the categories of Complete Streets, Transportation Systems Management and Operations (TSMO), Safety, Planning, and Traffic Engineering.

This award recognizes an organization for one or more of the following:

  1. Development of an innovative concept in Complete Streets, TSMO, Safety, Planning, and Traffic Engineering
  2. Implementation of a challenging transportation program through perseverance in its development and promotion
  3. Program or project having a significant effect on transportation
  4. Multi-faceted transportation program or project, combining many innovative and/or well-applied concepts
  5. Program or project promoting a major advance in the efficiency and/or economy of transportation


To be an eligible recipient for the proposed awards, the award candidate could be:

  1. Governmental agency or entity
  2. Transportation consulting firm
  3. Private business or corporation
  4. Combined public/private institution
  5. Academic institution


Please note that this is an ITE International award however the Canadian District nominees will be recognized at the ITE Canada Annual Meeting.

Submission Process

Nominations and/or applications may be made by both members and nonmembers. The nomination submission should include pertinent information and, if applicable, photographs. The submittal should be in PDF format and limited to five (5) pages that describe the project with graphics included and indicate how the project meets the criteria for the award. The submission should assist the award committee in evaluating the project against the selection criteria. Multiple categories may be selected when entering a submission. Submissions are due no later than March 1st.

Submit Nomination

ITE Canada will select the Canadian nominees for the ITE award. The award decision will be made by a committee of ITE Board members—the Transportation Achievement Awards Committee and Council chairs.

Judging Criteria

  • 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

Questions? Contact ITE Canada Awards