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 AdWheel Winners

2013 AdWheel Winners

Group 1: Public transportation systems with 4 million or fewer passenger trips per year

Group 1: Category 1 - Print Media

1-A Advertisement - Advocacy/Awareness

“VCTC ‘Public Transportation: Do it for Your Health" 
Ventura County Transportation Commission - Grand Prize Winner
Ventura, CA

1-B Advertisement - Promotion
“Tri-Rail ‘Rail Love Affair’”
South Florida Regional Transportation Authority/Tri-Rail
Pompano Beach, FL

1-C Annual Report
“rabbittransit Annual Report”
York Adams Transportation Authority (dba rabbittransit)
York, PA

1-D Billboards/Outdoor Advertising
“Digital Billboards”
SouthWest Transit
Eden Prairie, MN 

1-E Brochure
“MCT Services Guide”
Madison County Transit
Granite City, IL

1-G Map
“YCAT Route Map and Timetables”
Yuma County Intergovernmental Public Transportation Authority (YCAT)
Yuma, AZ

1-H Newsletter
“CAT Tales Newsletter”
Yuma County Intergovernmental Public Transportation Authority (YCAT)
Yuma, AZ

1-I Passes & Tickets - Transit Fare Media
“Bus the Beautiful Rockies”
Roaring Fork Transportation Authority
Aspen, CO

1-J Poster
“Irvine Shuttle ‘Get Street Smart’ Rideshare Week Poster”
City of Irvine (iShuttle)
Irvine, CA

1-K Promotional Materials
“VCTC ‘Reduce Your Carbon Footprint’ Card” 
Ventura County Transportation Commission
 Ventura, CA

1-L Schedule Notice/Timetable
“Tri-Rail's Pocket Schedule”
South Florida Regional Transportation Authority/Tri-Rail
Pompano Beach, FL

1-N Illustrated Vehicle
“Firefighter Bus”
SouthWest Transit
Eden Prairie, MN

Group 1, Category 2 - Electronic Media

2-A Radio Advertisement or Public Service Announcement
"Humpty Dumpty"
Waco Transit System
Waco, TX

2-B Television Advertisement or Public Service Announcement
"Feel Like Ridin’"
Antelope Valley Transit Authority - Grand Prize Winner
Lancaster, CA

2-C Video Presentation
“Travel Training Video - How to Plan Your Trip”
Antelope Valley Transit Authority 
Lancaster, CA

2-D Internet Home Page
“Rio Metro Website”
Rio Metro RTD
Albuquerque, NM

2-E Digital Advertisement
"Livin' Large with MATBUS"
MATBUS of Fargo-Moorhead
Fargo, ND

2-F Mobile Apps
“SouthWest Transit Mobile App”
SouthWest Transit
Eden Prairie, MN

Group 1, Category 3 - Campaign 

3-A Public Relations/Awareness or Educational Campaign
“Our Next Generation of Riders”
Rio Metro RTD - Grand Prize Winner
Albuquerque, NM

3-B Promotional Campaign
“The ‘Break-Up’”
Lebanon Transit
Lebanon, PA 

3-C Shoestring Campaign
“The Cleaning Fairy: Anti-Littering Campaign“
York Adams Transportation Authority (dba rabbittransit)
York, PA

Group 1, Category 4 – Special Event

4-A Public Relations/Awareness Special Event
“I Heart Transit”
Triangle Transit
Research Triangle Park, NC

4-B Promotion Special Event
“Tri-Rail's ‘Ride and Play Day’”
South Florida Regional Transportation Authority/Tri-Rail - Grand Prize Winner
Pompano Beach, FL

Group 1, Category 5 - Social Media

5-A Viral Video
“#flipfortransit”
Triangle Transit - Grand Prize Winner
Research Triangle Park, NC

5-B Facebook
“Rio Metro RTD Facebook Page”
Rio Metro RTD
Albuquerque, NM 

5-C Twitter
“Rider Alerts”
Rio Metro RTD
Albuquerque, NM

Group 2: Public transportation systems with more than 4 million, but fewer than 20 million passenger trips annually

Group 2, Category 1 - Print Media

1-A Advertisement - Advocacy/Awareness
“Raising the Bar Together”
MTA Flint
Flint, MI

1-B Advertisement - Promotion
“Main Street Arts Festival”
Fort Worth Transportation Authority (The T)
Fort Worth, TX

1-C Annual Report
“2012 Annual Report”
Riverside Transit Agency
Riverside, CA

1-D Billboards/Outdoor Advertising
“Catchy Cartoon Strip”
Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority (DART)
Des Moines, IA

1-E Brochure
“APTA Visitor's Guide”
IndyGo
Indianapolis, IN

1-F Direct Mail
“Model Bus as Event Invitation”
Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority (DART)
Des Moines, IA

1-G Map
“Simple Sleek System Route Map”
Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority (DART)
Des Moines, IA

1-H Newsletter
“Foghorn”
 Golden Gate Bridge, Highway & Transportation District
San Francisco, CA

1-I Passes & Tickets - Transit Fare Media
“New Ticket Stock”
Southern California Regional Rail Authority (Metrolink)
Los Angeles, CA

1-J Poster
“Texas Jazz Festival” 
Corpus Christi Regional Transportation Authority
Corpus Christi, TX

1-K Promotional Materials
“Lunar New Year Paper Train”
Southern California Regional Rail Authority (Metrolink)
Los Angeles, CA

1-L Schedule Notice/Timetable
“Mydart Book: A Guide to the New and Improved Transit System of Greater Des Moines”
Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority (DART)
Des Moines, IA

1-M Transit Card
“MAX BRT Transit Cards”
Kansas City Area Transportation Authority - Grand Prize Winner
Kansas City, MO

1-N Illustrated Vehicle
“Weekend Pass Train Wrap”
Southern California Regional Rail Authority (Metrolink)
Los Angeles, CA

Group 2, Category 2 – Electronic Media

2-A Radio Advertisement or Public Service Announcement
“Mavs Radio”  
Fort Worth Transportation Authority (The T)
Fort Worth, TX

2-B Television Advertisement or Public Service Announcement
“Fall in Love with JAZZ”
Monterey Salinas Transit
Monterey, CA

2-C Video Presentation
“Metro Express Promotional Video”
San Joaquin Regional Transit District
Stockton, CA

2-D Internet Home Page
“Transit Police Home Page - On Duty Portal”
South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority (TransLink) - Grand Prize Winner 
 New Westminster, BC

2-E Digital Advertisement
“Special Services”
Fort Worth Transportation Authority (The T)
Fort Worth, TX

Group 2, Category 3 – Campaigns

3-A Public Relations/Awareness or Educational Campaign
“TravelSmart to School”
South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority (TransLink) -Grand Prize Winner 
 New Westminster, BC

3-B Promotional Campaign
“TravelSmart Promotional Campaign (North Shore)”
South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority (TransLink)
 New Westminster, BC 

3-C Shoestring Campaign
“School Trips Campaign”
Southern California Regional Rail Authority (Metrolink)
Los Angeles, CA

Group 2, Category 4 – Special Event

4-A Public Relations/Awareness Special Event
“BRT Station Groundbreaking”
The Rapid (Interurban Transit Partnership)
Grand Rapids, MI

4-B Promotion Special Event
“16th Annual Holiday Toy Express”
Southern California Regional Rail Authority (Metrolink) - Grand Prize Winner
Los Angeles, CA

Group 2, Category 5 – Social Media

5-A Viral Video
“Mavs Video”
Fort Worth Transportation Authority (The T)
Fort Worth, TX

5-B Facebook
“Metrolink Facebook Page”
Southern California Regional Rail Authority (Metrolink) - Grand Prize Winner
Los Angeles, CA 

5-C Twitter
“AMT Twitter Page”
AMT Montreal  (AMT)
Montreal, QC

5-D Blogs
“Peninsula Moves! Blog”
San Mateo County Transit District (SamTrans)
San Carlos, CA 

Group 3: Public transportation systems with more than 20 million passenger trips annually

Group 3, Category 1 - Print Media
1-A Advertisement - Advocacy/Awareness
“LYNX 5 Year Anniversary”
Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS)
Charlotte, NC

1-B Advertisement - Promotion
“Website Launch”
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
San Francisco, CA

1-C Annual Report
“Report to the Region”
RTD Denver
Denver, CO

1-D Billboards/Outdoor Advertising
“Metro ExpressLanes Billboards”
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LA METRO)
Los Angeles, CA

1-E Brochure
“Houston METRORail: Welcome to the New Downtown Booklet”
Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (METRO)
Houston, TX

1-F Direct Mail  
“West Rail Line”
RTD Denver 
Denver, CO

1-G Map
“West Rail Line Pocket-Sized Map”
RTD Denver
Denver, CO

1-H Newsletter
“INMOTION Newsletter Redesign”
Dallas Area Rapid Transit
Dallas, TX

1-I Passes & Tickets - Transit Fare Media
“Cleveland Pass”
Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (GCRTA)
Cleveland, OH

1-J Poster
“Metropolitan Transportation Authority Arts for Transit (AFT) Graphic Posters”
Metropolitan Transportation Authority - Grand Prize Winner
New York, NY

1-K Promotional Materials
“UTA Airport TRAX Promotional Materials”
Utah Transit Authority
Salt Lake City, UT

1-L Schedule Notice/Timetable
“Metrorail Service Frequencies Windscreen Panels”
Miami-Dade Transit
Miami, FL

1-M Transit Card
“Harassment Campaign”
Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA)
Boston, MA

1-N Illustrated Vehicle
"’Angels Express’ Train Wrap”
Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA)
Orange, CA

Group 3, Category 2 - Electronic Media

2-A Radio Advertisement or Public Service Announcement
“LYNX 5 Year Anniversary”
Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS)
Charlotte, NC 

2-B Television Advertisement or Public Service Announcement
“Primo Oh Yeah TV Spot”
VIA Metropolitan Transit
San Antonio, TX

2-C Video Presentation
“METRO Teaches Students to ‘Open Your Brain’”
Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County - Grand Prize Winner
Houston, TX

2-D Internet Home Page
“Trimet.org 2012 Home Page Redesign”
TriMet
Portland, OR

2-E Digital Advertisement
“That's a No-Brainer”
Miami-Dade Transit
Miami, FL

2-F Mobile Apps
“Metropolitan Transportation Authority - Arts for Transit App”
Metropolitan Transportation Authority
New York, NY 

Group 3, Category 3 - Campaigns

3-A Public Relations/Awareness or Educational Campaign
“METRO Engages Schools in ‘Think Rail’ Safety Program”
Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (METRO) - Grand Prize Winner
Houston, TX

3-B Promotional Campaign
“South by Southwest (SXSW) 2013”
Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Austin, TX

3-C Shoestring Campaign
“A Trolley Show”
San Diego Metropolitan Transit System
San Diego, CA

Group 3, Category 4 - Special Event

4-A Public Relations/Awareness Special Event
“The STM Introduces Its Future Metro Car: Unveiling AZUR”
Société de transport de Montréal (STM) - Grand Prize Winner
Montreal, QC

4-B Promotion Special Event
“Beach Party at Penn Station”
NJ TRANSIT
Newark, NJ

Group 3, Category 5 - Social Media

5-A Viral Video
“Transit Boyz Music Video”
Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (METRO)
Houston, TX

5-B Facebook
“RTD Facebook Page”
RTD Denver - Grand Prize Winner
Denver, CO

5-D Blogs
“The Source Blog”
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LA METRO)
Los Angeles, CA 

Group 4: Business members (manufacturers, suppliers, contractors, consultants, associations, transportation management organizations)

Category 1 - Print Media

1-A Advertisement - Advocacy/Awareness
“SmartDrive Systems - Eco: Drive Training”
SmartDrive Systems
San Diego, CA

1-B Advertisement - Promotion
“MCI Commuter Coach/Welder Ad”
Motor Coach Industries
Schaumburg, IL

1-C Annual Report
“National Express 2012 Annual Report”
National Express Transit Corporation
Warrenville, IL

1-E Brochure
“Veolia Transportation Code of Conduct”
Veolia Transportation
Silver Spring, MD

1-H Newsletter
“Exchange Spring 2013”
Veolia Transportation - Grand Prize Winner
Silver Spring, MD

Group 4, Category 2 - Electronic Media

2-C Video Presentation
“ZEPS All Electric Bus at Jay Leno's Garage”
Complete Coach Works
Riverside, CA

2-D Internet Home Page
“Stacy and Witbeck Home Page”
Stacy and Witbeck  - Grand Prize Winner
Alameda, CA

Group 4, Category 3 - Campaign

3-A Public Relations/Awareness or Educational Campaign
“#GoGreenGoTransit Social Media Campaign”
Commuter Advertising
Dayton, OH

3-B Promotional Campaign
“Global. Local. Total”
National Express Transit Corporation  - Grand Prize Winner
Warrenville, IL

3-C Shoestring Campaign
“National Express Print-On-Demand”
National Express Transit Corporation
Warrenville, IL
 
Group 4, Category 4 - Special Event

4-A Public Relations/Awareness Special Event
“Journeys to School Event at the United Nations”
Veolia Transportation - Grand Prize Winner
Silver Spring, MD

4-B Promotion Special Event
“Save a Horse, Ride the Bus”
TranSystems
Houston, TX

Group 4, Category 5 - Social Media

5-B Facebook
“Commuter Advertising's Facebook Page”
Commuter Advertising  - Grand Prize Winner
Dayton, OH

5, 5-C Twitter
“@CommuterAds”
Commuter Advertising
Dayton, OH

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