UPPER MERION – The Association for Commuter Transportation has presented its annual President’s TDM Champion Award to Rob Henry, Executive Director of GVF. The award was presented Aug. 4 during the association’s national awards program held during the association’s 35th annual international conference.
TDM stands for Transportation Demand Management, a goal of GVF, which advocates investment in transportation demand management programs and educates employees on the benefits of TDM.
The annual award recognizes a member who has had “a significant impact on the industry and the profession and has demonstrated commitment and dedication through leadership at the local and/or national level,” according to a press release announcing the award. . The recipient of the award is chosen by Connie McGee, president of the Association for Commuter Transportation (ACT).
“For the past 19 years, Rob has served and led ACT through difficult times and is currently Past President of ACT and Chair of the Public Policy Committee,” McGee said in a statement. “A member since 2002, Rob has since held leadership positions. He is an innovator, a thought leader and always looking for ways to move ACT forward. »
Henry is one of the association’s 81 Transportation Demand Management – Certified Professionals (TDM-CP) in the United States. He said he was “honored” to have received this award.
“The TDM Champion award is the highest level of recognition bestowed by ACT. It has been so rewarding to dedicate over 20 years of my career to TDM. I have had the privilege of meeting so many amazing colleagues from around the world who are all doing their part to make our world a better place and I remain in awe of what they are all doing,” he said in a statement.
GVF was founded in 1990 and is a non-profit organization working to inspire mobility choices for all. GVF is focused on climate, equity and overall quality of life by trying to reduce single occupancy vehicles and promoting alternatives like cycling, public transport, walking, working from home, carpooling and carpooling, according to information on its website. GVF partners with public and private organizations to maximize awareness and build support. For more information about GVF visit www.gvftma.com.