Awards Nominations

Individual/Members Awards

Deadline: September 30, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to submit a nomination to the NCSITE Awards Committee.

Nominations received by SEPTEMBER 30, 2019 will be considered for this year’s awards. Any submissions received after that date will be considered for the next year’s awards.

If you have any questions about these awards or the nomination procedure, please contact the Awards Committee.

The recipients for the awards listed below will be announced at the NCSITE Annual Meeting. Consideration may be given for a separate awards program if special issues arise with the recipient.

EMILY BLOUNT TRAILBLAZER AWARD: Recipient must be a Member of NCSITE who has made a significant and unique contribution to the transportation field.


Outstanding Project Award

Deadline: September 30, 2019

The NCSITE Outstanding Project Award is bestowed on a project that applied innovative techniques to a transportation-related issue/problem in a planning, design, or operations effort.

This award is not intended for research or construction projects. Projects that will benefit the profession through a greater understanding of a transportation issue and for the betterment of the public through effective and innovative solutions are encouraged to be submitted for consideration. The emphasis is on an applied project that has demonstrated characteristics as defined in the criteria below.


  • A project that has reached substantial completion between January 1, 2018, and June 30, 2019.
  • An NCSITE member should have had a significant role in the project.
  • Open to projects in planning, design, or operations.



40Innovation (in approach or product)
30Significance (mobility, safety, economic impacts, environmental, etc.)
30Transferability to other places or agencies


Please submit your project using the form provided here.

Also, please submit a high-quality image (JPG, PNG, GIF format / landscape orientation / 1200 x 450 pixels) representing the project to this online folder.

You may submit an accompanying PDF project summary sheet of no more than two pages to the same folder above.


The NCSITE Awards Committee will send you a confirmation of our receipt of your submission and review it to determine whether it qualifies and is a finalist for this year’s award.

If your project is accepted as a finalist, it may be used as a feature project on the home page for at least one month.

Finalists will also be asked to present their project at the NCSITE Annual Meeting as part of the technical agenda.

If your project is selected as the NCSITE Outstanding Project of the Year, it will be featured on the website for at least three months, and included in the project slides for at least one year.