ITS America sponsors a variety of awards for the high-tech transportation industry and individual niches within it in order to educate the public and unite manufacturers, suppliers, public sector organizations, private sector companies, academic institutions, research organizations, and individuals that are providing significant leadership in the development and deployment of ITS solutions.
Smart Solution Spotlight Awards
ITS America’s Smart Solution Spotlight award honors companies and organizations for developing and deploying Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) to create a safer, cleaner, more efficient and sustainable transportation system.
Best of ITS Awards
The Best of ITS Awards is a highly competitive program which recognizes the most innovative projects and influential achievements in the Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) industry. It honors organizations whose projects have demonstrated specific and measurable outcomes and exemplified innovation by establishing a “new dimension” of performance.
State Chapter Awards
ITS America has 27 state and regional chapters representing 40 states in total across the country and a range of ITS stakeholders in various jurisdictions and the Outstanding State Chapter Award recognizes chapter achievements in the previous year for the development of superb programming, fostering the highest qualities of leadership among members, and for advocating for ITS solutions at the state and regional level. The State Chapter Membership Growth Award is presented to reward state chapters that have excelled at attracting and retaining members.
ITS Hall of Fame
The recipients of the ITS Hall of Fame Awards are selected annually based on their leadership in the transportation technology arena. Each individual has served as a lifelong champion of technology’s vital role in transportation, and recipients personify achievement in the ultimate standards for a leader in the ITS field. All have been tireless advocates for fulfilling ITS’ promise.
Student Essay Competition
Sponsored by the Southwest Research Institute, ITS America’s Student Essay Competition is designed to encourage student interest and future participation in the development of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) and solutions as a career path.