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Awards 2012

Congratulations to our
2012 TransComm award recipients!


Category 1
Excel, with a consultant – Washington (SR 99 Alaskan Way Viaduct closure and demolition event)

Excel, without a consultant – California (Carmageddon: the 53-hour closure of I-405)

Category 2
Internal newsletter - Rhode Island (The Interchange, summer 2011 edition)

External newsletter – Pennsylvania (E-PennDOT Digest)

Annual report – California (California Transportation Journal: 2010/2011 Annual Report)

Best of the rest – Minnesota (We are MnDOT: A Look Inside eBrochure)

Category 3:
TV commercial or PSA, with a consultant – Illinois (IDOT Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over: Choices)

TV commercial or PSA, without a consultant - North Carolina (Just Drive)

Radio advertisement, with or without a consultant - Washington (WSDOT Good to go Tolling)

Indoor/outdoor advertising – Kansas (Just Drive)

Ads, print and electronic – Wisconsin (Donald Driver Seatbelt Ad)

Category 4:
Transportation events - North Carolina (Triangle Expressway Trot 5K Race)

Public awareness events – Alaska (Alaska’s 2011 Dalton Highway Legislative Tour)

Category 5:

Internal video production - West Virginia (NIMS 2012: Past, Present and Future)

External video production – Arizona (Building a Freeway: Caissons)

Category 6:

News release – Michigan (Mackinac Bridge to “Light It Blue” April 2 for autism awareness)

Published article with a DOT byline - Rhode Island (RIDOT’s Providence Journal Cars Weekly Column “DOT Answers”)

Category 7:

Crisis management communication - Iowa (2011 Missouri River Flood)

Public involvement approach – Massachusetts (Wellesley Heavy Lift – Communicating About Innovation and Improving Public Opinion)

Category 8:

Logo – Florida (10@10; 10 Transportation Clips at 10 a.m.)

Illustration - South Dakota (Slump test)

Photo – Georgia (Gateway Bridge)

Display – Louisiana (Geaux Wider Program)

Info-graphics - Iowa (I-380 QR Code)

Interactive presentation – Arizona (Funding Transportation in Arizona)

Category 9:

Website, with consultant – California (Presidio Parkway – Re-envisioning Doyle Drive)

Website, without consultant – Alaska (Alaska Marine Highway System Website,

Mobile web application – California (Bay Bridge Explorer)

Category 10:

Best micro-blog – Washington (WSDOT Twitter)

Best use of a single social media platform - Iowa (2011 Missouri River flooding Storify)

Best us of social media in a campaign – Louisiana (The Huey P. Long Bridge “Big Switch” Campaign)

Best blog – Arizona (ADOT Blog)

Best video channel - North Carolina (Let’s Get Visual: NCDOT’s YouTube Channel)

Category 11:

Founder’s Award - Dana Alexander Nolfe, formerly of Rhode Island DOT

Special Recognition Award - Kristi Sandal, South Dakota DOT