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American Public Transportation Association

 2015-AdWheel-Winners

Group 1: Public transportation systems with 4 million or fewer passenger trips per year​
                                            
Category 1 – Print Media

Advertisement - Advocacy/Awareness 
"Transit Moves the Quad Cities Forward" Print Advertisements
Rock Island County Metropolitan Mass Transit District (MetroLink)
Moline, IL

Advertisement - Promotion
Ride Metro - General Ridership Ad Series
Mountain Metropolitan Transit (Mountain METRO)
Colorado Springs, CO

Annual Report
PART Annual Report
Piedmont Authority for Regional Transportation (PART)
Winston-Salem, NC

Billboards/Outdoor Advertising
Make It a Great GameDay MATBUS Billboard
Fargo Metropolitan Area Transit System
Fargo, ND

Brochure
La Dieta Fotonovela
Arlington Transit
Arlington, VA

Direct Mail
NAIPTA Student Pass Sales Postcard
Northern Arizona Intergovernmental Public Transportation Authority
Flagstaff, AZ

Map
Mountain Line Ride Guide
Northern Arizona Intergovernmental Public Transportation Authority
Flagstaff, AZ

Newsletter
MVTA News That Travels newsletter
Minnesota Valley Transit Authority (MVTA)
Burnsville, MN

Poster
AVTA Roadeo Poster
Antelope Valley Transit Authority
Lancaster, CA

Promotional Materials
Mattie Stuffed Red Pandas from MATBUS
Fargo Metropolitan Area Transit System
Fargo, ND Grand Award

Schedule Notice/Timetable
Gold Coast Transit Bus Book
Gold Coast Transit
Oxnard, CA

Transit Card
Google Transit Trip Planning Now Available!
Gold Coast Transit
Oxnard, CA

Illustrated Vehicle
Laketran "Drive Me" Bus Wrap
LAKETRAN
Painesville, OH

Category 2 – Electronic Media

Radio Advertisement or Public Service Announcement
Connect Transit Gets You Where You Want To Go
Connect Transit
Normal, IL

Television Advertisement or Public Service Announcement
It All Starts with GTrans Campaign - TV
Gardena Municipal Bus Lines
Gardena, CA

Video Presentation
A Shared Value
Georgia Regional Transportation Authority
Atlanta, GA

Internet Home Page
RideGTrans.com
Gardena Municipal Bus Lines
Gardena, CA Grand Award

Digital Advertisement
Interstate 35E Construction Digital Advertisement
Denton County Transportation Authority
Lewisville, TX

Category 3 - Campaigns    

Public Relations/Awareness or Educational Campaign
The Bus: Coming to a Stop Near You Campaign
Salem-Keizer Transit
Salem, OR

Promotional Campaign
It All Starts With GTrans Promotional Campaign
Gardena Municipal Bus Lines
Gardena, CA Grand Award

Shoestring Campaign
Veterans Annual Train Pass
Mid-Region Council of Governments
Albuquerque, NM

Category 4 – Special Events

Public Relations/Awareness Special Event
GoTransit Family of Services - Regional Rebranding
Go Triangle
Research Triangle Park, NC

Promotional Special Event
GTrans 75th Anniversary Launch Event
Gardena Municipal Bus Lines
Gardena, CA Grand Award

Category 5 – Social Media

Social Media Platform
Denton County Transportation Authority Facebook Page Revamp
Denton County Transportation Authority
Lewisville, TX Grand Award

Social Media Single Event or Campaign
Valentine’s Day #BeMine Campaign
Denton County Transportation Authority
Lewisville, TX

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

Category 1 – Print Media  

Advertisement - Advocacy/Awareness
The T Master Plan Campaign Advocacy Ad Series
Fort Worth Transportation Authority (The T)
Fort Worth, TX

Advertisement - Promotion
We're on the Line
Interurban Transit Partnership (The Rapid)
Grand Rapids, MI Grand Award

Annual Report
DART FY14 Annual Report
Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority-DART
Des Moines, IA

Billboards/Outdoor Advertising
Metrolink, I-5 Billboard
Southern California Regional Rail Authority (SCRRA)
Los Angeles, CA

Brochure
"See What Happens When A Plan Comes Together" Brochure Series
Kansas City Area Transportation Authority
Kansas City, MO

Direct Mail
Invitation to Moveable Median Barrier Opening Ceremony
Golden Gate Bridge, Highway & Transportation District
San Francisco, CA

Map
Silver Line Map
Interurban Transit Partnership (The Rapid)
Grand Rapids, MI

Newsletter
Monthly Financial Report for Board of Commissioners and Public
Pierce Transit
Lakewood, WA

Passes & Tickets - Transit Fare Media
Annual Monthly Passes
Lane Transit District
Eugene-Springfield, OR

Poster
2014 Texas Jazz Festival
Corpus Christi Regional Transportation Authority
Corpus Christi, TX

Promotional Materials
Earth Day Grow Cup
Foothill Transit
West Covina, CA

Schedule Notice/Timetable
Little Blue Book
Santa Monica's Big Blue Bus
Santa Monica, CA

Transit Card
Customer Conduct
Nashville Metropolitan Transit Authority
Nashville, TN
Illustrated Vehicle
Veterans Fare Bus Wrap
OMNITRANS
San Bernardino, CA

Category 2 – Electronic Media  

Radio Advertisement or Public Service Announcement
Stop and Go Syndrome
Connecticut Department of Transportation
Newington, CT

Television Advertisement or Public Service Announcement
TransLoc - Dinosaur Rampage
Corpus Christi Regional Transportation Authority
Corpus Christi, TX

Video Presentation
TEXRail Video
Fort Worth Transportation Authority (The T)
Fort Worth, TX

Internet Home Page
Foothilltransit.org
Foothill Transit West Covina, CA

Digital Advertisement
Operation Lifesaver Digital Ads
Fort Worth Transportation Authority (The T)
Fort Worth, TX Grand Award

Category 3 - Campaigns    

Public Relations/Awareness or Educational Campaign
Patriot Recognition Program
San Joaquin Regional Transit District
Stockton, CA

Promotional Campaign
Lose Wait, Drivers, Hit the Town 
Connecticut Department of Transportation
Newington, CT Grand Award

Shoestring Campaign
Don't Be That Guy Campaign
Lane Transit District
Eugene-Springfield, OR

Category 4 – Special Events

Public Relations/Awareness Special Event
The 2015 Commuter Challenge
Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority
Ann Arbor, MI

Promotional Special Event
Ecoliner Event
Foothill Transit
West Covina, CA      Grand Award

Best Press Event
Grand Opening: CNG Fast Fill Fueling Station
Kansas City Area Transportation Authority
Kansas City, MO

Category 5 – Social Media

Social Media Platform
Metrolink Facebook
Southern California Regional Rail Authority
Los Angeles, CA

Social Media Single Event or Campaign
Metrolink Social Media Campaign
Southern California Regional Rail Authority
Los Angeles, CA      Grand Award

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

Category 1 – Print Media  

Advertisement - Advocacy/Awareness
Arts in Transit Book
Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County
Houston, TX

Advertisement - Promotion
The Perfect Season for SkyRide
Regional Transportation District
Denver, CO

Annual Report
2015 VTA Annual Report
Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority
San Jose, CA

Billboards/Outdoor Advertising
Guardian Angel Safety Campaign
Valley Metro
Phoenix, AZ

Brochure
Civil Rights: It's about the people
Regional Transportation District
Denver, CO

Direct Mail
Share the Love with Free Rides!
Regional Transportation District
Denver, CO

Map
Late Night Services Map, October 2014
Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Austin, TX

Newsletter
Mileposts
MTA Metro-North Railroad
New York, NY

Passes & Tickets - Transit Fare Media
The Making of Gone with the Wind Passes
Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Austin, TX

Poster
Our Drug and Alcohol Policy Isn't an Illusion
Regional Transportation District
Denver, CO

Promotional Materials
Train Time App Phone-Shaped Handout
MTA Metro-North Railroad
New York, NY

Schedule Notice/Timetable
The Easiest Way to DIA
Regional Transportation District
Denver, CO

Transit Card
Puget Sound Trip Planner App
King County Metro
Seattle, WA

Illustrated Vehicle
Holiday Shopping Light Rail Light-Tape Train
Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority
San Jose, CA Grand Award

Category 2 – Electronic Media  

Radio Advertisement or Public Service Announcement
Prepaid Card "The Talk" Radio
Utah Transit Authority
Salt Lake City, UT

Television Advertisement or Public Service Announcement
The Nutcracker is BARTable
San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART)
Oakland, CA

Video Presentation
Three Feet for Safety Video
Orange County Transportation Authority
Orange, CA Grand Award

Internet Home Page
BC Transit Website
BC Transit
Victoria, BC

Digital Advertisement
Digital Signage at Angel Stadium
Orange County Transportation Authority
Orange, CA

Category 3 – Campaigns

Public Relations/Awareness or Educational Campaign
2015 Courtesy Campaign
Chicago Transit Authority
Chicago, IL Grand Award

Promotional Campaign
Silver Line Metro Campaign
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
Washington, DC

Promotional Campaign
DART to DFW
Dallas Area Rapid Transit
Dallas, TX

Shoestring Campaign
Metroway Bus Dedicated Roadway Transit Service in Arlington and Alexandria, Virginia
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
Washington, DC

Category 4 – Special Events

Public Relations/Awareness Special Event
Youth Art Contest - 20th Anniversary
VIA Metropolitan Transit
San Antonio, TX

Promotional Special Event
METRO Green Line Opening Day campaign
Metro Transit
Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Grand Award

Best Press Event
MTS Gives San Diego City College a Trolley Wrap for its 100th Anniversary
San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS)
San Diego, CA

Category 5 – Social Media

Social Media Platform
LYNX Public Service Bus
LYNX - Central Florida Regional Transportation Authority
Orlando, FL

Social Media Single Event or Campaign
A Metro Love Story
St. Louis Metro - A Bi-State Development Enterprise
St. Louis, MO Grand Award

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

Category 1 – Print Media  

Advertisement - Promotion
"Thinking Like a Passenger" Ads
Keolis North America
Arlington, VA

Billboards/Outdoor Advertising
Commuter Advertising Iconic Billboards
Commuter Advertising, Inc.
Dayton, OH

Brochure
REI ITS Solutions
Radio Engineering Industries, Inc.
Omaha, NE

Promotional Materials
High-Speed Lego Train
Siemens Industry, Inc. - Mobility Division
Sacramento, CA      Grand Award

Transit Card
Hybrid Technology
BAE SYSTEMS
Amherst, MA

Category 2 – Electronic Media  

Television Advertisement or Public Service Announcement
Somewhere in America - Rail Transportation Commercial
Siemens Industry, Inc. - Mobility Division
Sacramento, CA

Video Presentation
INIT Integrated Systems Video
INIT Innovations in Transportation Inc.
Chesapeake, VA   Grand Award

Category 3 - Campaigns   

Promotional Campaign
Listening, Designing and Investing in Public Transportation Campaign
American Seating Company
Grand Rapids, MI Grand Award

Category 4 – Special Events

Public Relations/Awareness Special Event
Mobility Hot Spot
Siemens Industry, Inc. - Mobility Division
Sacramento, CA      Grand Award

Promotional Special Event
Booth with Light Rail Simulator, Bus Stop
Keolis North America
Arlington, VA

Category 5 – Social Media

Social Media Single Event or Campaign
#ilovetransit Campaign
Commuter Advertising, Inc.
Dayton, OH Grand Award

Special Recognition Award: Communicating & Marketing to People with Disabilities

Communicating & Marketing to People with Disabilities
Outreach to People with Disabilities
Pace Suburban Bus
Arlington Heights, IL Special Recognition
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