The nomination period for the 2015 TPEAs is open now through September 15th.
TPEA is sponsored by the Federal Highway Administration and Federal Transit Administration and co-sponsored by the American Planning Association and Transportation Research Board.
The Transportation Planning Excellence Awards Program is a biennial awards program developed by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and co-sponsored by the American Planning Association. The program provides a unique opportunity to recognize and celebrate the outstanding transportation planning practices performed by planners and decisionmakers in communities across the country. Award winners will be recognized by receiving a commemorative plaque and participating in an awards ceremony. Award recipients will be announced in January 2015.
Who Is Eligible?
- Anyone may nominate an individual or organization that used Federal FHWA/FTA funding to develop a plan, project, or planning process that demonstrates excellence in planning.
- You may nominate yourself or another individual or organization.
- The plan, project, or planning process must have been completed within the past three years, as evidenced by actions such as formal adoption by a government agency, completion of a built project, incorporation into a TIP, STIP, or City Plan, or other similar action.
- Plans, projects, or planning processes can be in one or more of these categories.