Awards

2000

AMPO National Award for Outstanding Leadership in Metropolitan Transportation Planning

2000

APA/PAW Honor Award for the Regional Benchmarks for Thurston County: Tracking Growth Management

2002

APA/PAW with Honor Award, Natural Resource Planning for Thurston County Land Cover Mapping

2002

APA/PAW Honorable Mention Award, Research and Implementation for Tracking Developments on Streams and Wetlands

2003

AMPO Honorable Mention, Outstanding Achievement in Metropolitan Transportation Planning for the I-5 Thurston County Corridor Incident Management Handbook

2004

APA/PAW Merit Award, Small Town Plans Category, for the Small Towns Web Mapping Project

2004

APA/PAW Merit Award, Partnering Plans Category, for the Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan for the Thurston Region

2004

APA/PAW Merit Award, Transportation Plans Category, for the 2025 Regional Transportation Plan – Guiding Our Future

2004

AMPO Outstanding Achievement in Metropolitan Transportation Planning for 2025 Regional Transportation Plan – Guiding Our Future

2005

APA/PAW Merit Award, Emerging Technologies Category for the Vision Reality Task Force Project

2002

First Buildable Lands Report completed

2013

AMPO National Honorable Mention Outstanding TMA MPO Achievement for Creating Places – Preserving Spaces: A Sustainable Development Plan for the Thurston Region

2014

APA/PAW Planning Award Honoring Outstanding Contributions to the Field of Planning in the Category of Sustainability – for “Creating Places – Preserving Spaces: A Sustainable Development Plan for the Thurston Region

2014

Governor’s Smart Communities Smart Vision Award for Preserving Spaces: A Sustainable Development Plan for the Thurston Region

2015

Futurewise Livable Community Award – Local Government Excellence in Programs, Policies and Regulations, for Preserving Spaces: A Sustainable Development Plan for the Thurston Region

2015

Growth Management Act 25th Anniversary Recognizing Outstanding Examples of Planning – in recognition of outstanding efforts in smart planning and community building throughout Washington State