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2017 Excellence in Transportation Award - Call for Nominations

The KCITE Excellence in Transportation Award is offered annually to an organization (government agency, legislative body, consulting firm, industry and other private-sector organization) for a project completed in 2017 located within the Chapter boundaries.

The Award will recognize an organization for one or more of the following:

  • Development of an innovative concept in transportation planning, design or operations;
  • Innovative application of a proven concept in transportation planning, design or operations;
  • Implementation of a "difficult" transportation program through perseverance in its development and promotion;
  • A program or project having a significant effect on regional transportation;
  • A multifaceted transportation program or project, combining many innovative and/or well-applied concepts;
  • A program or project promoting a major advance in the efficiency and/or economy of transportation.

Nominations are due May 31, 2018. The nomination should include two cover letters (addressed to KCITE and MOVITE* separately), name of the nominated organization, description of the achievement (a minimum of five double-spaced letter size pages) and supporting material, including reports, newspaper articles, photographs, etc.  Total length of nomination, including supporting documentation, is not to exceed 20 letter size pages.  The submission should be made in Adobe pdf format and may be emailed or sent on compact disc.  Any member of the organization may submit nominations.  However, at least one member of the organization must be a member of KCITE.  Nominations shall be submitted to the KCITE Chapter President no later than May 31, 2018. The mailing address is as follows:

ATTN:  KCITE - 2017 Excellence in Transportation Award

Lindsay Harris

Kansas City Scout

600 Colbern Road

Lee's Summit, Missouri 64086

tel (816) 347-2220

lindsay.harris@modot.mo.gov

The President will appoint a review board.  All nominees will prepare a Power Point slide for display at the July chapter meeting. Nominees and the winner of the Excellence in Transportation Award shall be recognized at the July chapter meeting. Nominations received will also be submitted to MOVITE for consideration for the MOVITE Transportation Achievement Award*.  A suitable article about the achievement will be prepared by the review board and submitted for publication in the MOVITE Journal and on the KCITE Web Site following presentation of the award.