6abc's Tamala Edwards Presents GVF's Prestigious 2017 TDM Awards - GVF
King of Prussia, PA - GVF, a non-profit regional transportation association, hosted its Annual TDM Awards Breakfast on Monday, September 18, welcoming over 100 attendees. Tamala Edwards, 6abc Action News anchor, served as the master of ceremonies, distributing GVF's Annual TDM awards to 36 organizations (listed below).
GVF recognized regional organizations for their remarkable leadership and outstanding achievements in implementing programs that promote commuting alternatives for their employees and the community.
Organizations included; Main Line Health, GlaxoSmithKline, and Vanguard, as well as local municipalities that represent over 55,000 employees.
"Congratulations again to all of our TDM award winners. They are all truly inspiring as they continue to innovate and excel at making our region a better place to live. Thank you again to all our sponsors, and to our awards master of ceremonies, Tamala Edwards from 6abc. Thank you also to 6abc Action News for actively supporting our event," said Rob Henry, GVF Executive Director.
The event featured a panel discussion focused on development and TDM. Below is the list of panel speakers:
Rebecca Johnson, Executive Director, AIA Philadelphia
Part of AIA Philadelphia Chapter's mission is to organize architects in the region for the purpose of advancing their influence in shaping the built environment. Rebecca presented on the connection between active design and creating healthy communities.
Bobby Fijan, Partner, Cross Properties
Bobby discussed Cross Properties' revival plan for the Bala Avenue district. The $100 million NoBA rejuvenation is set to bring high-end residential and retail product to the town center.
Congratulations to GVF's 2017 TDM Award Recipients:
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Fitzgerald and Halliday, Inc.
Lower Merion Township
Montgomery County Community College
Montgomery County Planning Commission
Traffic Planning & Design, Inc.
Upper Merion Township
McMahon Associates, Inc.
Suburban Transit Network, Inc.
American Heritage Federal Credit Union
The Borough of Pottstown
Crowne Plaza Philadelphia- King of Prussia
DOW Chemical Company
King of Prussia Mall
Well + Associates
Brandywine Realty Trust
Bryn Mawr Hospital, Main Line Health
Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital, Main Line Health
Lankenau Medical Center, Main Line Health
Paoli Hospital, Main Line Health
Pottstown Area Rapid Transit
Riddle Hospital, Main Line Health
A special thank you to our 2017 Annual Event Sponsors for your generous support:
Platinum: Boles Smyth, Brandywine Realty Trust, Economy League of Greater Philadelphia, Pennoni, RK&K, Suburban Transit Network, Urban Engineers, Vanguard
Gold: Burns Group, Ecolane, Kaplin Stewart, King of Prussia Mall, McMahon, Valley Forge National Park, WSP/Parsons B
Silver: AECOM, Baker International, BartonPartners, Century Engineering Comcast, DVRPC, Enterprise, Gannett Fleming, HDR, HNTB, Kreischer Miller, Liberty Property Trust, McCormick Taylor, Traffic Planning and Design.
Founded in 1990, GVF is a not-for-profit organization created to advocate and promote a viable transportation network for the region's economic vitality. To maximize awareness and develop sustainable support, we partner with public and private entities.
GVF's mission is to achieve a desirable quality of life and a healthy, competitive economic environment by developing multi-faceted transportation strategies. For more information about GVF or to learn about the benefits of partnership, visit www.gvftma.com.