2017 Award Recipients


The Florida Turnpike Enterprise was awarded the ITS Florida Member of the Year. This award recognizes outstanding achievement as an organization. It was for the development of statewide and national importance in safety, operational efficiency and increased mobility

Jeremy Dilmore, FDOT District 5 TSM&O Engineer was awarded ITS Professional of the Year. This was in recognition of his work on Florida’s first ICM Project concurrent with the new TMC building and leading the I-75 FRAME Project.

Charles John Robbins was awarded posthumously with the ITS Florida President’s Award. This award was in recognition of his vast accomplishments in the ITS industry and Florida FDOT districts.

Four Certificate of Outstanding Achievement were awarded:

  • Tushar Patel — In recognition of his management of the D5 RTMC construction project.
  • FDOT Traffic Engineering And Operations Office — In recognition of implementing emergency shoulder use during Hurricane IRMA.
  • FDOT District Four — in recognition of transformation of ‘video wall’ into ‘information wall’.
  • FDOT District Six — in recognition of expansion of the Operations Task Manager (OTM) software.