Please bear this in mind before you start putting any documents together!

  • Award entries must be submitted online 
  • The Awards are free to enter
  • Award entries no longer should take the form of a 1000 word essay-style document. You will now be required to submit answers to following questions:
  1. Who are we? (max 700 characters)
  2. Project Initiative or Service Overview (max 2500 characters)
  3. Key Results / Outcomes / Performance NB: Written as text as opposed to e.g. tabular / graphical. Comparison to previous years or national / regional average encouraged (max 2000 characters) 
    *characters include spaces
  • You must link these answers to the critera for the category you are entering. 
  • Projects forming part of a submission (including improvements to existing schemes) must have been implemented after January 2019 and any results should include the latest data
  • You may submit the same entry for more than one award category
  • Award entries must clearly demonstrate the positive results the project/initiative has achieved. These results could, for example, take the form of increased passenger satisfaction levels, improved service reliability, higher carbon savings, increased efficiency, higher patronage growth, increased safety levels etc. The strongest entries will convey results in a statistical manner and show how the results have been measured
  • If the aim of the project was to provide a solution to an existing problem, make sure you describe the previous situation and the subsequent positive changes and results that have occurred since implementation
  • In order to make your entry stand out from the others, it is a good idea to highlight any innovative elements contained in the project/initiative
  • Include photographs and diagrams if they help to better illustrate your results/achievements, for example, improvements to rail stations or public realm projects may be conveyed more strongly if photographs underpin the written entry
  • If your project has already won a transport award we recommend that you tell us about a different project(s) or make it clear how the projects(s) has progressed since you won the award
  • Do not supply supporting material unless specified under award category
  • Award entries will be accepted up to 19 June 2020 at midnight
    You will be informed if you’ve made the final shortlist by email in August 2020
  • The Judging Panel's decision is final



Transport Times is well known for providing unrivalled insight into the transport industry from thought leaders in the sector. The awards and events that the Transport Team produce have similar status as the best in the industry, and that's why we've been proud of First Group's involvement over the years in sponsoring numerous awards and why we will continue to support these events in the future

Tim O'Toole CBE

Former CEO, FirstGroup