Rural Transit System of the Year
This award is given to a system which provides service in an urban area of less than 50,000 population, is based on innovative and creative services in the community, is responsive to its customers' and community needs, among other criteria.
2004 Concord Area Transit, Concord, N.H.
2005 CIDER, South Hero, Vt.
2006 River Cities Transit, Pierre, S.D.
2007 Delmarva Community Transit, Cambridge, Md.
2008 Area Agency on Aging of Southeast Arkansas, Inc., Pine Bluff, Ark.
2009 Community Concepts, Inc., Auburn, Maine
2010 Paducah Area Transit System, Paducah, Ky.
2011 Estuary Transit District, Old Saybrook, Conn.
2012 Treasure Valley Transit, Nampa, Idaho
2013 Southern Nevada Transit Coalition-Silver Rider, Laughlin, Nevada
2014 Isabella County Transportation Commission, Mount Pleasant, Michigan
2015 Mason Transit Authority, Mason County, Washington
2016 OATS, Inc., Mo.
2017 Benzie Transportation Authority (Benzie Bus), Belulah, Mich.
Urban Transit System of the Year
This award is given to a system which provides service in an urban area of more than 50,000 population, is based on innovative and creative services in the community, is responsive to its customers' and community needs, among other criteria.
2004 Orange County Transp. Authority, Anaheim, Calif.
2005 Transit Authority of River City, Louisville, Ky.
2006 PalmTran, Palm Beach County, Fla.
2007 Middlesex County Area Transit, New Brunswick, N.J.
2008 Broward County Transportation, Pompano Beach, Fla.
2009 Housatonic Area Regional Transit, Danbury, Conn.
2010 Northern Arizona Intergovernmental Public Transportation Authority, Flagstaff, Ariz.
2011 Senior Services of Snohomish County, Mukilteo, Wash.
2012 Montachusset Area Regional Transit, Fitchburg, Mass.
2013 Meadowlink, Wood-Ridge, New Jersey
2014 Metro Bus, St. Cloud, Minnesota
2015 Cache Valley Transit, Cache County, Utah
2016 Athens Transit/ Unified Government of Athens-Clarke County, Ga.
2017 Rogue Valley Transit District, Medford, Ore.
Transit System of the Year
1989 Special Transit, Boulder, Colo.
1989 Benson Heartland Express, Benson, Minn.
1990 Community Transit, York, Pa.
1991 Queen Anne's County Dept. of Aging Transp., Centreville, Md.
1992 Paratransit, Inc., Sacramento, Calif.
1993 Farmville Area Bus, Farmville, Va.
1994 Jaunt, Inc., Charlottesville, Va.
1995 AppalCart, Boone, N.C.
1996 Maui Economic Opportunity, Maui, Hawaii
1997 Baldwin Area Rural Transportation System, Robertsdale, Ala.
1998 Fredericksburg Regional Transit, Fredericksburg, Va.
1999 Metropolitan Tulsa Transit Authority, Tulsa, Okla.
2000 Rides Mass Transit District, Rosiclare, Ill.
2001 ColumBus Transit, Columbus, Ind.
2002 City of Flagstaff, Flagstaff, Ariz.
2003 Capital Transit, Juneau, Alaska
2004 Community Assoc. for Rural Transp., Harrisonburg, Va.
2005 Bolivar Council on Aging, Cleveland, Miss.
2006 Coast Transit Authority, Gulfport, Miss.
2007 New Orleans Regional Transit Authority, New Orleans, La.
2008 St. John's County Council on Aging, St. Augustine, Fla.
2009 From 2009, no overall winner, rural and urban instead.