September 8, 2022

ITE WA Awards

2022-2023 Nominations Open!

The ITE Washington State Section is soliciting our transportation planning and engineering community to submit your best nominations for recognition! We are looking for your exceptional project work that has contributed to the success of our transportation programs, infrastructure, and organization.

This year’s nominations are due at 5 PM on November 30th.

Every year our section seeks nominations for projects, programs or studies that help advance the transportation industry. Nominations are available for each of the 5 categories identified by the ITE International guidelines: Complete Streets, Transportation System Management and Operations, Safety, Planning and Traffic Engineering.

All selected awardees will receive the “ITE Washington State Section Transportation Achievement Nominee” award in their given category at our January 2024 program. These nominees will go on to compete against other top programs/projects in the Western District and potentially ITE International. This gives our Washington State Section a chance to show off our best transportation projects at the District and International level.

For more information and to complete the nomination form, please download a copy of the 2023 ITE WA Section Award Nomination Form and Rules.

For examples of previous recipients, please check out the ITE Western District Awards page Transportation Project of the Year | ITE Western District (


Congratulations to 2021-2022 ITE Washington Section Award Winners

The category winners for our first project/program/study awards are:

  • 43rd Street Improvements – Seattle Department of Transportation
    Complete Streets – A program, study, or infrastructure project that achieves or facilitates traditional Complete Streets objectives: accommodates all/many modes of transportation, accessibility for all ages, more comfortable environment for all users. Check out all the steps that went into the project:
    Our work on NE 43rd St is nearly complete, and the roadway has been totally transformed with a new outdoor dining plaza!
  • WSDOT Statewide TSMO Program Plan – WSDOT and DKS Associates Transportation Systems Management and Operations (TSMO) – A program, study, or infrastructure project that achieves or facilitates traditional TSMO objectives: smoother and more reliable traffic flow, reduced congestion, improved safety, etc. Learn more about WSDOTs TSMO tools here: Home | TSMO | WSDOT
  • James Street Multiuse Pathway – City of Bellingham, Transpo Group and Whatcom Transportation Authority Safety – A program, study, or infrastructure project that addresses existing or potential transportation safety concerns. More about James Street is located here: James Street Multimodal Feasibility Study – City of Bellingham
  • Tacoma Vision Zero Action Plan and State of Speed and Safety Study – City of Tacoma, Toole Design Group and Stepherson and Associates Planning – Any study of a planned transportation project or program. More about the Tacoma project, and Speed Reduction efforts are located here: Vision Zero – City of Tacoma

Of these exceptional projects, our first ITE Washington Section Project of the year goes to 43rd Street City of Seattle Department of Transportation recognizing a program/project that significantly enhanced the field of transportation planning and engineering within the State. More about that project is located here: NE 43rd Street Improvements – Transportation |