Nominations will be accepted from March 3rd – May 26th, 2023.
The AASHTO President’s Transportation Awards honor individuals or teams at state departments of transportation that have performed exemplary service during the year, furthering the transportation activities of member departments and the work that has made their communities better.
Nominations can be made by AASHTO member chief executive officers or by the chairs of AASHTO committees or councils.
President’s Transportation Award Categories
Administration and Organizational Excellence
The President’s Transportation Award for Administration and Organizational Excellence honors individuals and teams who have provided their state exemplary support in meeting its goals and/or fulfilling its mission.
Environment and Planning
The President’s Transportation Award for Environment and Planning honors individuals and teams who have had success in implementing a robust planning process within their agencies that is multimodal, multidisciplinary, innovative, and consensus-oriented while also promoting environmental stewardship.
The President’s Transportation Award for Safety recognizes individuals and teams who have dedicated themselves to improving transportation safety within their states or for the nation overall. As safety is a priority in every aspect of transportation (planning, project development, program management, operations, maintenance, administration, etc.), honorees can be advocates for safety excellence in any area.
The President’s Transportation Award for Research highlights the efforts of individuals and teams who have championed research for their state DOT and the transportation field overall. These individuals and teams have supported/contributed high-quality transportation research and innovation to improve the movement of people and goods.
The President’s Transportation Award for Equity honors individuals and teams that worked to advance principles of equity and produce and foster a culture that empowers individuals in underrepresented populations (age, gender, ethnicity, race, etc.) by
intentionally expanding opportunities within a community or a state DOT.
The President’s Transportation Award for Partnerships recognizes individuals and teams who have engaged with other organizations and embraced the richness of other perspectives represented in the broader transportation community, all in the name
of delivering a stronger and better transportation system.
The President’s Transportation Award for Mobility honors individuals and teams who have improved mobility for the communities they serve. Honorees focus on opening up transportation access and expanding mobility options within their states.
The link to submit your nomination can be found here.
If you have any questions, please contact Laura Romero at firstname.lastname@example.org.