Excellence Awards

National Regional Transportation Conference
Excellence Awards Showcase

July 29, 2020

Resilient Tampa Bay 
Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council
Hillsborough MPO (FL)
Video (6 minutes): Resilient Tampa Bay
Website: Resilient Tampa Bay
Press: St. Pete Patch

Transportation Responding to Regional Needs
Coastal Regional Commission (GA)

Reynolds Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan
Connecting Americus
River Valley Regional Commission (GA)

DHS Transit Emergency Service Gap
River Valley Regional Commission (GA)

Glasgow Transit Rider Experience Improvements
Barren River Area Development District (KY)
Video (8 minutes): Barren River ADD 2020 Excellence Award
Press: Bowling Green BG Daily News

Buckle Up Phone Down, Statewide Challenge
Boonslick Regional Planning Commission (MO)
Missouri Department of Transportation
Video (4 minutes): Missouri DOT
Video (15 minutes):  Interview with Boonslick Regional Planning Commission Executive Director Chad Eggen and Planner Krishna Kunapareddy
Website: Buckle Up Phone Down
Press: Hannibal Courier-Post, KMMO, and Ozark Radio News.

2020 Excellence Award Summary
Project Descriptions (PDF).

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The Excellence in Regional Transportation Award, a program of NADO’s RPO America and the NADO Research Foundation’s Center for Transportation Advancement and Regional Development, recognizes noteworthy projects and practices in rural, small metropolitan, and larger areas that help meet regional needs through various program areas, including: bicycle and pedestrian planning, air quality, equity, project implementation, public involvement, safety, and transit.

Congratulations to the 2020 Excellence Award winners! 

2019 Excellence Award Snapshot
City of Williamsburg, Kentucky Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan

Looking for award winning projects from prior years? See the awards titles and organizations by year below:

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