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FHWA and FTA Open Planning Awards Program

July 31, 2014
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The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) have announced the opening of the nomination period for the 2015 Transportation Planning Excellence Awards (TPEA) Program to recognize plans, projects, or planning processes.  Nominations will be accepted from August 1 through September 15, 2014.

The TPEA Program is sponsored by FHWA and FTA, in partnership with the American Planning Association.  The TPEA Program recognizes outstanding initiatives of organizations and agencies across the country that used FHWA or FTA federal funds to develop, plan, and implement innovative transportation planning practices.  We encourage you to share this announcement with your members, organizations, and agencies and work with them to submit nominations for national recognition.

Please visit the TPEA websites to learn more, see past winners, and apply online at or  For questions about the TPEA Program, please contact Rae Keasler of FHWA at or (202) 366-0329 or Jeff Price of FTA at or (202) 366-0843.