The AMPO Conference Awards acknowledge outstanding contributions of individuals and organizations. The nomination period for the following categories opens May 17th.
Outstanding Overall Achievement for a TMA MPO
AMPO honors the efforts of a TMA MPO that has successfully advanced and promoted metropolitan transportation planning.
Outstanding Overall Achievement for a non-TMA MPO
AMPO honors the efforts of a non-TMA MPO that has successfully advanced and promoted metropolitan transportation planning.
Excellence in MPO Coordination & Partnership
AMPO honors outstanding efforts in coordination and partnership, recognizing strong collaborative projects and practices among MPOs, transit agencies, state DOTs, etc.
Outstanding Elected Official Leadership
AMPO honors outstanding efforts in transportation planning and leadership of an elected official who has served as a champion for their community and has successfully advanced or promoted transportation planning in the public arena. Any member of an MPO Policy Board is eligible to be nominated for this Award.
Excellence in MPO Staff Achievement
AMPO recognizes achievement in MPO staff leadership and distinguished contributions to the MPO region. This award is given to an MPO staff member who has demonstrated strong leadership within their agency and through their work in transportation planning has made significant contributions to the region.
The Ronald F. Kirby Lifetime Achievement Award
Ron will be remembered as a leading expert in transportation planning and a key figure in the MPO community. The Ronald F. Kirby Lifetime Achievement Award honors the contributions and advancements that Ron made to transportation planning.