Ending Soon: apply for the ITE awards!

Institute of Transportation Engineers Awards

Each year, the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) sponsors an awards program to honor outstanding achievement in transportation engineering and distinguished service to ITE. The awards bestow international recognition upon the recipients and increase the public’s awareness of the role and responsibilities of the transportation professional.

 

Interested in submitting your project for an ITE Award? Click here for the awards brochure.

 

This post has been shared as a courtesy to the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE). For more information on ITE and their efforts, and to become a Member, please visit ITE.org.

Innovators and Startups – Pitch Your Next Big Idea in Transportation at TRB’s Six Minute Pitch

Innovators and Startups – Pitch Your Next Big Idea in Transportation at TRB’s Six Minute Pitch

Applications are now being accepted for the Six Minute Pitch: A Transportation Startup Challenge, a special Young Member Council (YMC) session at the Transportation Research Board (TRB) 94th Annual Meeting during which selected presenters pitch their cutting-edge, research-based concept for a transportation product- or service-based business in just six minutes. Presentations are judged on the basis of the commercial viability of their concept, and the demonstration of how the proposed product or service meets today’s critical transportation challenges.

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Got some great innovative ideas? 2nd Annual Outside-the-Box Transportation Innovations Competition w/ $17.5k Prize Purse Now Open!

Calling all young professionals and students!

George Mason University’s School of Public Policy is pleased to announce the 2nd Annual Cameron Rian Hays Competition for Outside-the-Box Transportation Business and Policy Innovations!

If you are 35 or under, submit a proposal outlining your creative way to address a significant transportation challenge and you could win $10,000! Get your idea to the decision makers who can help you make it happen; visit our website for submission guidelines and procedures:

http://outsidethebox.gmu.edu/

Collaborate with your peers! Team submissions are accepted!

Transportation faces many challenges:

  • financing
  • fostering public/private sector collaboration
  • developing creative new modalities
  • encouraging multimodal solutions
  • reducing environmental and community impacts
  • enhancing quality of life
  • expanding opportunities for disadvantaged populations
  • tackling challenges arising from demographic shifts
  • data collection and management

How can you affect change?

Entries are due February 14, 2014

First Prize: $10,000
Second Prize: $5,000
Third Prize: $2,500

The award will be announced in the Spring of 2014. Please visit the competition website for details on submission requirements and procedures.