2016 Momentum Awards Nominations

 

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The Circulate San Diego 2016 Momentum Awards honor the people, projects, and places that support forward-thinking multi-modal transportation choices and healthy communities in the San Diego region. To  nominate a person or project, please click here or scroll down below the Awards Criteria and complete the nomination form. Nominations must be submitted by 5:00 PM, August 1, 2016. 

Awards Criteria

Star_Only.pngCitizens Award

An individual who has:

  • Dedicated significant time and effort to improving mobility choices, promoting smart growth, and/or facilitating place-making in their community
  • Garnered community and political support for improvements/plans
  • Taken on effective leadership roles in their community
  • Inspired others in the community to join in their efforts

Star_Only.pngLocal Hero Award

An individual who has:

  • Served as a volunteer or community advocate dedicated to improving mobility choices, promoting smart growth, and/or facilitating place-making in their community
  • Generated community and political support for improvements/plans
  • Created a demonstrable positive impact in their community
  • Inspired others in the community to join in their efforts

Star_Only.pngConnectivity Project Award

A project that:

  • Involves an urban trail, path, bridge, underpass or other project that improves pedestrian, bicycle or transit connectivity
  • Has been implemented or has been approved for implementation by the local jurisdiction
  • Serves as an example locally and nationally
  • Has garnered community support 

Star_Only.pngHealthy Community Award

A project or program that:

  • Facilitates access by walking, bicycling, and transit for persons of all ages, income and ability
  • Promotes mixed-use development that links residential, office, commercial, schools, and recreational uses within close proximity of one another
  • Creates healthy food/shopping choices in a community
  • Serves as an example locally and nationally
  • Will positively impact a significant number of people in the community
  • Provides community gardens 

Star_Only.pngComplete Streets Project Award

A project, agency, or private developer that:

  • Embodies Complete Street principles that enhances accommodation and use of alternative modes in addition to auto use
  • Has been implemented or has approved for implementation by a local jurisdiction that has prioritized walking, bicycling, and accommodation for transit
  • Will improve the business and residential environment along the street
  • Provides a significant improvement in bicycle and pedestrian safety
  • Serves as an example locally and nationally
  • Will positively impact a significant number of people in the community 

Star_Only.pngSmart Growth Award

A private company, non-profit organization, or government agency with an approved plan or project that:

  • Demonstrates the nexus between land use and transportation planning
  • Utilizes urban infill and takes advantage of compact building design
  • Incorporates a mix of land uses
  • Highlights place-making to foster distinctive, attractive communities
  • Provides and encourages use of alternative transportation
  • Encourages community and stakeholder collaboration in development decisions
  • Serves as an example locally and nationally

 

NOMINATION FORM

 

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