|Nashville MTA bus operators, mechanics win at state “roadeo”||Download PDF|
|Nashville MTA bus operators, mechanics win at state "roadeo"||Download PDF|
|Local Bus Operator Wins "Big Wheel" Award at State Competition||Download PDF|
|Staff Receives Awards at Annual State Transit Conference||Download PDF|
|MTA wins Federal Transit Administration MegaSTAR Award||Download PDF|
|MTA's Johnson Wins Operator Pre-Trip Competition at International Bus Roadeo||Download PDF|
|Nashville MTA Named in Top 100 Bus Fleets||Download PDF|
|Nashville MTA Named in Top 10 Most Improved Transit Systems||Download PDF|
|Nashville MTA Drivers Win Awards at TPTA Conference||Download PDF|
Green Award — 2010
Lipscomb University selected MTA as the winner for "Green Service of the Year" for the inaugural Green Business Leadership Awards. MTA CEO Paul J. Ballard accepted the award for MTA during an awards luncheon on April 14 at the 2010 Green Business Summit.
"The committee felt MTA just keeps optimizing transportation sustainability in Nashville with its new routes, the new Music City Connector, new hybrid buses, and the ability to travel with MTA using Google Pedestrian," said Alan Sparkman, a member of the awards committee and executive director of the Tennessee Concrete Association. "The committee agreed that we liked where public transportation in Nashville is heading. As Green Service of the Year, we hope that MTA will continue to build on its momentum and continue to improve Nashville's public transportation needs."
The Green Business Leadership Awards recognize businesses, individuals and organizations that have demonstrated unusually exceptional leadership in green business practices and to encourage others to exceed their example.
Engineering Excellence Award In addition, the MTA received a 2010 Engineering Excellence Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies of Tennessee in March for the exceptional design of MTA's downtown transit center, Music City Central. TranSystems Senior Vice President Jeff Reeder and MTA CEO Paul J. Ballard attended the event and accepted the award.
Fexy Award — 2010
The Nashville MTA is the recipient of a special award for its Music City Central Station signage program. In April, 2010, MTA won a Fexy award, which honors outstanding use of Photoshop®, Illustrator®, After Effects®, Flash®, Apple Motion®, Final Cut®, filters and other FX software in print, Web, and moving pixels, will be sent to us in the coming weeks. The Fexy awards are sponsored by the American Pixel Academy.
Music City Corporate Band Challenge — 2009
The MTA's group Transit, featuring Priscilla Barcous, James Dunn, Dianne Hill, John Scott Martin and Cynthia Whitehead, won the Arts & Business Council of Greater Nashville's inaugural Music City Corporate Band Challenge on March 15, 2009. They brought the house down with their medley of songs, including a jingle promoting MTA. By winning the competition, Transit performed at the Country Music Association Festival in 2009.
Proud Recipient of a 2005 TMCA Tranny Award of Merit
In May 2005, MTA received a Transportation Marketing & Communications Association (TMCA) Award of Merit in the Integrated Communications category for its public awareness campaign regarding a recent fare adjustment. The awards program recognizes organizations in North America transportation and logistics that have created an effective strategic marketing or communications program.
This year, TMCA received a record number of entries totaling more than 200 from 57 organizations. Nine percent of those entries received awards of excellence and 39 percent received awards of merit.