An Annual Awards Program Recognizing Excellence in the Public Transportation Industry

Called the “best of the best” of the public transportation industry, the APTA Award winners are outstanding role models of excellence, leadership, and innovation whose accomplishments have greatly advanced public transportation.

  • All nominees must be APTA members in good standing.
  • Each submission must be fully complete, must include facts and statistics in telling the story of your nominee’s achievements, and all nominations must include how the nominee demonstrates ATPA core values of Leadership, Integrity, Excellence, Diversity, Inclusiveness, Fairness, Equity, Teamwork, Professionalism and Accountability.
  • If you are submitting in more than one category, separate applications must be submitted through the links below.


The on-line application process has been improved for 2022 and we encourage you to follow the links and instructions below carefully

Please view the following categories for more information on criteria and how to submit a nomination.

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