Colorado Transit Awards
Colorado Transit Awards Ceremony
The 2020 Virtual Colorado Transit Awards Ceremony was held on Wednesday, December 10th, 2020 at 11:00AM via Zoom. A list of the awardees can be found below. Also, have a look at the video of the Awards Ceremony if you missed or want to relive the magic that occurred.
Friend of CASTA – Sherry Ellebracht
Transit Professional of the Year – AnnMarie Smith
Small Community Transit Agency of the Year – Neighbor to Neighbor/ Chaffee Shuttle
Human Services Transit Organization of the Year – Teller Senior Coalition
Resort Agency of the Year – Eagle County Regional Transportation Authority (ECO Transit)
Outstanding Coordination Initiative – I-70 Coalition, Colorado Association of Ski Towns, and CASTA Capacity Task Force
Marketing Program of the Year – City of La junta
Transit Project of the Year – Town of Estes Park
Innovation of the Year – Via Mobility Services
2020 Colorado Transit Award Categories
Transit Professional or Transit Team of the Year
Recognizes either an individual or team that has made outstanding contributions to the transit industry.
Large Community Transit Agency of the Year
Recognizes best practices implemented by or a project undertaken by a transit agency that serve communities of more than 15,000 people.
Small Community Transit Agency of the Year
Recognizes best practices implemented by or a project undertaken by a transit agency serves a community with under 15,000 people.
Human Services Transit Organization of the Year
Recognizes best practices implemented by an organization that provides transportation services for elderly and those with disabilities.
Resort Agency of the Year
Recognizes best practices implemented by a transit agency that serve communities higher than 6,600 feet in altitude and provides transit for tourist destinations.
Outstanding Coordination Initiative
Recognizes partnerships with non-transit organizations and individuals to accomplish something outstanding in their community.
Marketing Program of the Year
Recognizes an agency’s effective and innovative marketing program or campaign.
Transit Project of the Year
Recognizes an agency for developing and implementing a special transit project that sought to increase ridership or another agency goal.
Innovation of the Year
The award honors a transit agency who has created and implemented innovative programs, practices, partnerships, policies, and activities that improve the agency’s ability to serve riders and the community.