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Congratulations to the 2020
Oregon Public Transportation Award Recipients!

The Oregon Public Transportation Awards
are intended to recognize those individuals and agencies that have made significant contributions to public transportation in Oregon. 


Outstanding Public Transportation Board Member Award

Mike Baker, Umpqua Public Transportation District


Outstanding Public Transportation Employee Award

Scott Eason, Rogue Valley Transportation District

Andrea Breault, COIC/CET


Outstanding Public Transportation Manager Award

Cheryl Cheas, Umpqua Public Transportation District

Ken Bronson, Senior Citizens of Sweet Home/Linn Shuttle

Doug Pilant, Tillamook County Transportation District


Local Distinguished Service Award

Jon Putnam, Basin Transit District and Numerous Portland-Area Advisory Committees

Mary McArthur, Northwest Connector and Northwest Northwest Oregon Area Commission on Transportation

Ken Rivernider, Lane Council of Governments


Public Transportation Hero Award

Kathy Fitzpatrick, Mid-Columbia Economic Development District


Public Transportation System Innovation Award

Ride Bend (Oregon State University-Cascades, City of Bend & Local Partners)