“So what is innovation?
Those other dots.
The ones others miss.
And having the certainty to know that the dots you see are not only valid but necessary if the world is to move forward.”
- David Brier
Project of the Year Shortlist
AMTRAK (Next-generation wireless communications project)
LA METRO (Metro Rail Intelligence Based Surveillance System)
UP EXPRESS (An Integrated Transit Solution for Toronto)
Product of the Year Shortlist
BOMBARDIER (YardSafe™ – Innovation in improving Safety and Effectiveness within Rail Yards)
DIVVALI LED (LED Locomotive Lamps)
MOOOVIT (Moovit App)
RADWIN (FiberinMotion Train-to-Ground Solution)
ONE BUS AWAY (BusAway - tools for improving the usability of public transportation)
Thanks to all our entrants, the voting was very close and standard very high.
The winners wil be announced on Thursday 23rd July 2015.
We are proud to launch the inaugural SmartRail USA Innovation Awards, a nationwide search for new products and solutions for the transit (rail, metro and bus) industry. Enter the SmartRail Innovation Awards if you have a new, innovative product, service or way of working which will improve the rail industry and you want to tell the world about it!
The 2015 Awards.
We have two separate awards. Size isn’t important, you could be a one-person start-up, a railroad or a global multi-national. Innovation is the key.
What do I get if I win?
Winning a SmartRail Innovation award will enhance your product or projects reputation and marketability plus deliver a message to the industry that you are a leader in transit innovation. In addition you receive…
How does the process work?
• Send a short abstract about the innovation (500 words maximum) to Luke.Upton@GlobalTransportForum.com feel free to include any relevant supporting images or videos.
• All entries will be thoroughly reviewed and a shortlist created.
• Winners will be selected by our international jury of industry experts (see below).
The Judging Panel
• All entries must submitted by Friday June 5th 2015.
• Winners will be notified Mid-July 2015.