Madison's Smart City Initiative Receives National Award

September 27, 2018 3:41 PM

TE Award

I am pleased to share the press release below from the Institute of Transportation Engineers.

The City of Madison Smart City Initiative received the Transportation Achievement Award for Planning at the Joint ITE International and Midwestern/Great Lakes Districts Annual Meeting and Exhibit, held August 20–23, in Minneapolis. (Pictured above is Interim City Traffic Engineer Yang Tao accepting the award.)

Madison, in partnership with the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a consortium of public and private sector entities, is innovating to deploy a next-generation transportation system to address the city's challenges and promote economic growth, equity, mobility, public health, safety, and a clean environment. The project has already made a profound impact on the community and the transportation industry, and is contributing to a Smart America.

The Transportation Achievement Awards are awarded annually for excellence in the advancement of transportation to meet human needs, by entities concerned with transportation such as governmental agencies, legislative bodies, consulting firms, industry, and other organizations. Awards are presented in the categories of planning, design, operations, and safety.

Founded in 1930, ITE is a community of transportation professionals including, transportation engineers, transportation planners, consultants, educators, technologists, and researchers. Through meetings, seminars, publications, and a network of more than 15,000 members working in more than 90 countries, ITE is your source for expertise, knowledge, and ideas.

For a recap of the Joint ITE International and Midwestern/Great Lakes Districts Annual Meeting and Exhibit, visit https://www.ite.org/events-meetings/annual-meeting-recap/.
 

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