Golden Modes Nominations are open, but only until June 15!

Go Triangle is accepting nominations for the 8th Annual Golden Modes Awards Ceremony. Don’t miss your chance to nominate yourself, your company or a great community partner for creating better commutes, air quality and quality of life. See more details about the 5 award categories and previous winners below. If you’re ready to nominate, why wait? You can just use this link to access the nomination forms, answer a few questions, and you’re done!


 Please take a few minutes to nominate an individual or company to let them know their dedication to smart commuting is appreciated – you can even nominate yourself! In fact, we encourage it! Nominating is quick and easy. We only need contact information and a short description of why your nominee deserves to win. We will call the nominee to get the rest of the details. Winners will be recognized at the 2018 Golden Modes Award Ceremony on November 1, 2018.

Commuter Awards. This category includes five individual awards. They celebrate smart commuters – people who commute to and from work or school without driving alone: carpoolers, walkers, bus riders, bicyclists and vanpoolers will all have a winner.

Employer Awards. These three awards are given to employers or employee representatives who influence employees to use commute options other than driving alone. Employer Honors for the most growth in a commuter program, Employer Champion for the best overall commuter program, and ETC Honors recognizes the most influential Employee Transportation Coordinator for delivering commuter programming in the Triangle.

Placemaker Award. Anywhere commuters visit as part of their lives affects the ability to choose sustainable travel options – it is more than just the commute to work. This award recognizes developers and property managers who provide or support practical alternatives to private car use for their tenants, residents or visitors through innovative planning, onsite amenities, hosting events, or other creative avenues.

Community Impact Award. This award recognizes a community nonprofit, volunteer government commission, community event or an individual advocate who has made a meaningful contribution to solving transportation challenges across the Triangle that impact the ability to choose a smart commute or choose environmentally friendly travel modes.

Publication3You can see videos of previous winners for inspiration or skip straight to the Nomination Forms

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