2021 YPT International Awards

If you have questions about the awards process, please do not hesitate to contact us at admin@yptransportation.org.

Hello YPT members! We appreciate each and every one of you for being part of YPT and every year we provide a platform for celebrating all of your awesomeness through the YPT Awards. We are encouraging our YPT members to apply or nominate a friend or colleague for any or all of the following categories:


  • YPT Changemakers in Transportation

     An award highlighting several outstanding YPT members who are making a significant impact in the field of transportation.

  • YPT Transportation Project of the YEar

     An award for a project that had/is having a significant impact and where young professional(s) played a significant role.

  • YPT Excellence in Innovation/Research of the YEar

    An award that will go to a product, paper, invention, etc. in the transportation industry where young professionals played a significant role.


Send out forms: week of September 27th, 2021

Award Nomination Deadline Extension: November 14th, 2021, 11:59 PM EST

Award Announcement: December 1st, 2021(Tentative)


Each prize awardee will receive: a free year of YPT membership and a spotlight in the YPT International newsletter and all YPT social media platforms


– For all award categories, applicants must be YPT members

– For the YPT Transportation Project of the Year, the project presented must have been completed or attained a significant interim milestone within the last three years 

– For the Project & Excellence in Innovation/Research Award of the Year, the work/research presented must have been performed within the last three years 


The selection process will be the Chair, Deputy Chair and Director of Administration reviewing the nominations and selecting an awardee(s) for each of the categories.