Annual Awards for Excellence in Bicycling and Walking Advocacy

The Thunderhead Alliance for Biking and Walking is launching our new annual Awards for excellence in bicycling and walking advocacy. Nominations closed January 31st, 2009. Please stay tuned for award announcements in March.

Awards:

“Advocate of the Year”

This award goes to an individual leader of a bicycling and/or walking advocacy organization who has shown tireless commitment to promoting bicycling and walking in his/her state/community. This person goes above and beyond the call of duty to transform his/her state/community into a great place for biking and walking. His or her time, knowledge, creativity, and commitment are the highest standard of excellence exemplifying a role model for peers.

“Advocacy Organization of the Year”

This award goes to a bicycling and/or walking advocacy organization who, in the past year, made significant progress. Their leaders have worked tirelessly together to grow and strengthen their organization and fulfill their mission. The proof of their efforts is in the growth of their capacity and programs and the victories they have achieved for biking and walking in their state/community.

“Innovation Award”

This award goes to the organization that has launched or developed the most innovative new program or campaign in the last year. They are inventing new solutions and ways to promote bicycling and walking in their state/community and their pioneering efforts are paving the way for advocates to follow.

“Winning Campaign of the Year”

This award goes to an organization for a winning campaign, in the last year, which has had the biggest impact for bicycling and walking. Their victory will dramatically increase biking and walking in their state/community or will dramatically shift the way that biking and walking are considered.

“Business Advocate of the Year”

This award goes to a business, corporation or corporate employee who have constantly championed the cause of bicycling and walking advocacy. The time, money, and energy they have invested are evidence of their commitment to promoting bicycling and walking for healthier communities and sustainable transportation choices.

“Best Practices Award”

This award recognizes an organization who serves as a model for other bicycle and pedestrian organizations through it’s day to day operations and work that demonstrate the best practices the Alliance promotes.

Nomination period closed January 31st, 2009. Please stay tuned for award announcements in March.

 

Nomination Rules

  1. Anyone can make a nomination. This is not limited to Thunderhead Alliance members.
  2. Anyone can make up to 6 nominations. Limit one nomination per person per award category.
  3. The deadline for nominations is January 31, 2009.
  4. All nominations for consideration must be submitted via the online form using the button to the left by the deadline.
  5. For a nomination to be considered valid, all fields must be completed.