Public Announcements

 

Applications Now Available for the GAITE 2020 Transportation Engineering Scholarship

Since 1986, the Georgia Section of ITE scholarship program has distributed $192,500 through 91 awards to students interested in transportation planning and engineering to help foster future Georgia professionals.

GAITE will be continuing that tradition in 2020 and are excited to announce that the application for the GAITE Transportation Engineering Scholarship is now available. The Georgia Section will be providing one or more scholarships this year with award amount(s) ranging from $1,500 to $5,000. The award amounts considers both merit and financial need.

Deadline for submission to the scholarship is November 6, 2020.
Scholarship recipients will be contacted after Thanksgiving and awards will be announced at the our annual meeting luncheon on Thursday, December 17th. 

Apply Here. Additional information about the application, eligibility, submission instructions and how applications will be evaluated can be found here

 

 

Georgia Transportation Infrastructure Bank (GTIB) Announces Loan Funding Availability in 2020

The Georgia Transportation Infrastructure Bank (GTIB) is a competitive grant and low-interest loan program available to eligible government units in Georgia.  The GTIB program is administered by the Georgia State Road and Tollway Authority (SRTA).  Since 2009 GTIB has awarded $151 million in grants and loans to eligible transportation projects throughout the state. 

SRTA is pleased to announce that GTIB will accept applications for up to $10 million in loan funding starting September 1, 2020 through October 23, 2020.   Awards are expected to be announced in the first quarter of 2021.  

Applicants will need to complete and submit a loan application and the financial documentation form which can be downloaded at www.srta.ga.gov/gtib.  Please submit all applications electronically to [email protected].  Awards are expected to be announced in the first quarter of 2021. Please contact David Cassell, SRTA Strategic Programs Administrator at [email protected] if you have any questions.

 

Georgia Section Named the Winner of the 2020 ITE Outstanding Section/Chapter Award!

Congratulations Georgia Section. For the Second Time in Three Years, GAITE has won the Outstanding Section/Chapter Award. This also makes three of the last four winners from the Southern District #SDITE! Check your "Spotlite" email sent this morning or see the link below!

OUTSTANDING SECTION/CHAPTER AWARD
2020 Winner: Georgia Section of ITE

This annual award recognizes a section or chapter that has outstanding activities, events, and opportunities for its members to engage in professional development, networking, and community outreach.

In 2019, the Georgia Section of ITE (GAITE) grew by 40 percent through OneITE, and provided more than 30 events for members to grow their industry knowledge, skills, and connections. The Section volunteered with more than 1,000 K-12 students to promote STEM and shape the future of the profession. Finally, the Section broke attendance records at Summer Seminar, their largest annual event.

The Georgia Section met and exceeded the criteria for the award and we are pleased to honor them as the 2020 Outstanding Section/Chapter recipient! Congratulations to all the members of GAITE!

The Georgia Section has been awarded this honor SEVEN times in 1997, 1998, 1999, 2002, 2009, 2018 and 2020. That's the most of any Section since the awards inception in 1992. https://www.ite.org/…/aw…/outstanding-section-chapter-award/

This and other news in today's #ITE2020 spotlite. #ITE
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