Deadlines for submissions is February 2, 2024 at noon.

Overview

The annual Minister’s Awards for Transportation Innovation recognize individuals and organizations demonstrating innovation in the following 6 categories: 

  • design 
  • construction
  • environmental
  • safety
  • operational
  • transit/accessible

These awards celebrate transportation innovations, large or small, that pave the way toward a better, more efficient, sustainable and safer transportation system in Alberta.

Members of the province’s transportation industry are invited to celebrate innovations, large or small, that pave the way towards a better, more efficient, sustainable and safer transportation system in Alberta.

Eligibility

Eligible recipients

Eligible recipients include:

  • members in good standing of the Consulting Engineers of Alberta
  • members in good standing of the Alberta Roadbuilders and Heavy Construction Association
  • member municipalities of the Alberta Urban Municipalities Association
  • member municipalities of the Rural Municipalities of Alberta
  • Transportation and Economic Corridors staff*

Eligible projects

Nominations can be submitted for:

  • public transportation projects in Alberta related to roads, bridges or multi-modal transportation
  • projects completed within 2 years are eligible with demonstrated results in the nominated category
    • preference will be given to nominations that have measurable outcomes
    • there is no limitation or restriction on the scope or scale of the innovation
  • projects that were submitted within the past 2 years that did not receive an innovation reward
    • projects must be resubmitted with updated relevant information
  • more than one category, however submissions with more than one category must explain how the project meets each innovation category
    • one project is not eligible to receive multiple award categories
    • submissions should be written for a non-technical audience
  • projects that focus on a ‘first’ in Alberta
    • the innovation can be original or an adaptation of a technology or process used outside the province

How to nominate

Step 1. Read the guidelines and fill out the nomination form

Nomination form and information package

Step 2. Submit the nomination

Nominations can be submitted to:

Barb Rankin
Manager, Strategic Business Services
Transportation and Economic Corridors
Phone: 780-691-1820
Email: [email protected]

Address:
GOA TEC-MATI Awards
3rd Floor, Twin Atria Building
4999 98 Avenue NW
Edmonton, Alberta  T6B 2X3

Resources

Promotional poster

2023 recipients

Minister’s Awards for Transportation Innovation – 2023 recipients

  • Design Innovation – Town of Canmore for Bow Valley Trail and Railway Avenue Protected Intersection with Near-side Signals
  • Construction Innovation – Aecon Transportation West Ltd for the Highway 817:02 Re-Construction Project
  • Environmental Innovation  The City of Leduc for the City of Leduc Solar Carport & Electrical Vehicle Chargers– Project
  • Safety Innovation – Transportation and Economic Corridors, Traffic Safety Services, Driver Programs for the Robotics Automation Process / Ignition Interlock Program
  • Operational Innovation – Transportation System Transportation and Economic Corridors, Construction and Maintenance, Southern Region for Optimizing Gravel Road Maintenance
  • Transit/Accessible Transportation Innovation –No applications submitted

Past recipients

Minister’s Awards for Transportation Innovation – 2022 recipients

  • Design Innovation – AECOM Canada Ltd. for the design of the Highway 15 Twinning North-Saskatchewan River Bridge
  • Construction Innovation – Aecon Infrastructure Management Inc. and Flatiron Constructors Canada Ltd. for Highway 2 Twinning Peace River Bridge
  • Environmental Innovation – Tetra Tech Canada Inc. and Transportation and Economic Corridors
    for the Alberta Wildlife Watch, an Animal Vehicle Collision Safety Program
  • Safety Innovation – Stantec Consulting Ltd. for the Whitecourt Single-Pass Trenching project
  • Operational Innovation – City of St. Albert for the Intelligent Transportation System
  • Transit/Accessible Transportation Innovation – Town of Okotoks for the Okotoks Transit Curb-to-Curb on Demand Public Transit

Transportation Construction Partnering Awards – 2022 recipients

  • Award of Excellence for Major Projects – Flatiron Constructors Canada Ltd, Aecon Infrastructure Management Inc., AECOM Canada Ltd., and Transportation and Economic Corridors for the Peace River Bridge Twinning project
  • Award of Merit for Major Projects – Wells Construction, Associated Engineering, and Transportation and Economic Corridors for Highway 779 Widening in Stony Plain project
  • Award of Excellence for Minor Projects – E Construction, Associated Engineering, and Transportation and Economic Corridors for the Highway 28/831 Roundabout project
  • Award of Merit for Minor Projects – Aecon Infrastructure Management Inc., Eagle Engineering, and Transportation and Economic Corridors for the Highway 8 Rehabilitation from Highway 22 to Calgary project

Contact

Connect with our office and for more information about the Minister’s Awards for Transportation Innovation:

Barb Rankin
Manager, Strategic Business Services
Transportation and Economic Corridors
Phone: 780-691-1820
Email: [email protected]

Address:
GOA TEC-MATI Awards
3rd Floor, Twin Atria Building
4999 98 Avenue NW
Edmonton, Alberta  T6B 2X3