WTS announces recognition awards for 2017

WTS International, the association for the professional advancement of women in transportation, has selected the winners of its annual recognition awards for 2017.

Each of the six awards will be presented at an awards ceremony May 18 during the 2017 WTS Annual Conference in Brooklyn NY. The recognition award winners are:

•WTS Woman of the Year—US Senator Susan M Collins, representing Maine

•WTS Member of the Year—Fay Simer, pedestrian safety coordinator, City of Saint Paul MN

•WTS Honorable Ray LaHood Award—Philip Schaffner, policy planning director, Minnesota Department of Transportation

•WTS Employer of the Year—Los Angeles World Airports

•WTS Rosa Parks Diversity Leadership Award—Catalina Alvarado, senior public information officer, Metropolitan Transportation Commission

•WTS Innovative Transportation Solutions Award—Baltimore Bike Share

WTS International, headquartered in Washington DC, seeks to attract, retain and advance women in transportation. It has a network of more than 6,500 transportation professionals—women and men from across the United States, Canada and Great Britain. The WTS membership base represents nearly 1,500 companies and 400 agencies in more than 90 cities.

Go to www.WTSinternational.org to learn more.

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