The Excellence in Regional Transportation Awards, a program of NADO’s RPO America and the NADO Research Foundation, recognizes noteworthy projects and programs in rural, small metropolitan, and larger areas that help meet regional needs through various program areas. Each year, the Excellence Awards honor NADO members’ efforts in many program areas, including: regional multimodal transportation, bicycle and pedestrian planning, environment, equity, project implementation, public involvement, safety, transit. and more.
Apply for the 2023 Excellence in Regional Transportation Award by June 24!
Excellence Award Archive
Looking for projects from prior years? See the awards titles and organizations by year below:
- 2022 Awards
- 2021 Awards (In 2021, NADO recognized transportation projects with other program areas through the Impact Awards program)
- 2020 Awards
- 2019 Awards
- 2018 Awards (In 2018, NADO recognized transportation projects with other program areas through the Innovation Awards program)
- 2017 Awards
- 2016 Awards
- 2015 Awards (In 2015, NADO recognized transportation projects with other program areas through the Innovation Awards program)
- 2014 Awards
- 2013 Awards (PDF)
- 2012 awards (PDF)
- 2011 awards (PDF)
- 2010 awards (PDF)
- 2009 awards (PDF)
- 2008 awards (PDF)
- 2007 awards (PDF)
NADO’s Award Programs
Learn about NADO’s other award programs, including the Impact Awards and Photo Awards programs, here. These awards programs provide an excellent opportunity for members to promote their successes to a national audience and with their regional and local partners. Applicants must be NADO members. In addition, projects must show substantial quantitative or qualitative results in their region.
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