Entries for this year’s Highways Magazine Excellence Awards has been extended until 5pm on Friday 3rd July.
The awards, in conjunction with Smart Highways Magazine benefits entering organisations in many ways: a morale boost for staff, recognition of hard work, free publicity through Smart Highways and Highways plus a great night out!
There’s a specific ITS (UK) Award for the Best Use of New Technology, sponsored by Crown International. It is awarded to an organisation or local authority which can demonstrate that they have or are making a significant improvement to the highways industry through the implementation of new technology, this could be new software, innovative equipment or an ITS solution. The technology should have been deployed or have been on test for at least twelve months prior to entry with clear evidence of its benefits by deployment on one or multiple schemes.
- Outline the objectives of the ITS or software solution.
- Provide details of the challenges overcome while implementing the scheme.
- Explain the benefits of the system to the road user and the community as a whole.
- What has been the main impact of the scheme over the past 12 months and what are the future benefits to the highways industry?
The online entry form is simple and easy to use and so once you have prepared the answers to the 4 or 5 questions for your chosen category, simply upload each file and submit. Go to hmea.co.uk to enter. If you require any assistance please email Jan Gray at firstname.lastname@example.org.