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Toll Excellence Awards

About the Awards

IBTTA’s Toll Excellence Awards recognize the very best projects and programs the international tolling industry has to offer. Each year, we celebrate IBTTA agency and private sector members whose creative, innovative and positive programs set a new standard of excellence. By providing wide recognition for a job well done, the Toll Excellence Awards speed up the transmission of new ideas and emerging practices throughout the industry and to the driving public.

The Toll Excellence Award Call for Submissions is posted in the late spring of each year. Winners are announced by mid-July and are officially recognized at the IBTTA Annual Meeting & Exhibition. One of the winners will receive the President's Award,  which is considered the highest honor within the international toll industry.  The winner of the President's Award is kept under wraps until the Annual Meeting,

You must be an IBTTA member in good standing to be eligible for consideration.

Read more about our 2017 winners.

2018 Submissions

The submission period opens on March 26, 2018.

Submissions are accepted via the official submission form, which will be available here on March 26th. If you have questions, please contact Wanda Klayman.

Upcoming Awards Process Timeline

(subject to adjustment)

  • Toll Excellence Awards Submission Opens:  March 26, 2018
  • Toll Excellence Awards Deadline:   May 14, 2018
  • Awards Committee Review Process:  May 21, 2018
  • Winners announded mid-late July

Categories

There are five categories for Public Sector Members (Toll Agencies) and one category for Private Sector Members. Up to three awards may be presented in the Private Sector Innovation category.

Public Sector Awards

There are five categories for Public Sector Members (Toll Agencies). One award is given for each of the five categories below.

Download Public Sector Guidelines

Administration

Projects or programs related to administration, finance, human resources, law, risk management, project procurement, policy and government relations.

Customer Service & Marketing Outreach

Projects or programs related to communications, marketing, social media, public relations, public outreach, business development and concessions.

Social Responsibility

Projects or programs related to social responsibility, community involvement, environmental mitigation and public education.

Technology

Projects or programs related to electronic toll collection, intelligent transportation systems, information technology, road technology, mobile applications and communication systems.

Toll Operations, Mantenance & Engineering

Projects or programs related to toll operations, customer service centers, engineering, maintenance, incident management and safety.


Eligibility

Your organization must be a toll agency, active member, in good standing with IBTTA. 


Entry Requirements

  • Applications should be for a project or program that began no more than three years before the submission date and has produced at least 12 months of proven experience.

  • Each submission can only be in one category.

  • Each agency member is only eligible for one award so multiple submissions do not increase chances of winning.

  • “Blanket” submissions to all categories will not be considered.

  • The Toll Excellence Awards Committee reserves the right to place an entry in a different category as it sees fit.

Private Sector Award

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Private Sector Innovation Recognition. 

Up to three (3) awards may be given to private sector members who submit a project or program that has in some way furthered the mission of IBTTA and the tolling industry. Specifically, the project or program must demonstrate relevance to the contemporary and future needs of the industry, and/or provide lessons, strategies and techniques that can be used or adapted in other organizations. 

Download Private Sector Submission Guidelines

Eligibility

To submit in this category, your organization must be an associate or sustaining member in good standing with IBTTA.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • Applications should be for a project or program that began no more than three years before the submission date and has produced at least 12 months of proven experience.

  • Each eligible member is allowed one submission for this award.