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Awards & Leadership

Growth, Trends, the Future…

ACTR’s award-winning service contributes to a healthy community by:

  • Improving physical health and quality of life
  • Slowing climate change, improving air quality and preserving open spaces
  • Putting $$ back in the pockets of individuals and businesses
  • Linking employees and employers
  • Building community

What is ahead?

  • Aging population
  • Increasing fuel prices
  • Climate change
  • Economic pressures

= More demand for community transportation!


Awards and Leadership

2019 – Jim Moulton presents about innovation in transit at the Community Transportation Association of America national conference.

2018 – Chosen as runner-up for best rural transit website in the United States by National Rural Transit Assistance Program (RTAP)

2017 – Commendation upon 25th anniversary of service

2017Efficiency Vermont’s Best of the Best Commercial New Construction Award (ACTR and Black River Design Architects were honored for the Addison County Community Transportation Center’s integration of innovative energy efficient practices.)

2016 – ACTR’s Regional Director, Bill Cunningham receives “Buster Brush Citizen of the Year” award from Addison County Chamber of Commerce.

2015 – Jim Moulton honored as United States Community Transportation Manager of the Year

Moulton honored as country's 2015 Community Transportation Manager

2014 – ACCOC Community Achievement Award

2013 – FTA Innovative Green Transit Initiative Award

2012 – Jim Moulton presents about innovation in transit at the Biennial National Rural Public and Intercity Bus Conference

2012 – Jim Moulton, Transit Facility Funding Presenter & Future of Rural Transit Presenter at the CTAA Expo

2012 – ACTR highlighted in CTAA whitepaper Reconnecting America, as an example of how a small rural transportation provider can address the unique mobility challenges that stem from large geographic distances, an aging population, and limited financial resources.

View the full report: CTAA Reconnecting America

2012 United Way of Addison County’s Appreciation Award

For embracing the commitment to measuring and sharing the outcomes of ACTR’s work and using them to address the needs of the Addison County community.

2011 Transportation Research Board recognizes Jim Moulton’s impetus to transform ACTR from a “program with a handful of riders to a dynamic system offering commuter service, regional service, and local fixed routes, depending on the transit needs of the ridership markets that he recognized.”

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View the full report: FTA Transportation Research Board’s Study on Innovative Rural Transit Services

2010 – United Way Partner in Community Caring Award For outstanding achievement in supporting solutions to community needs

2010 – Governor’s Award for Workplace Safety

2010 Addison County Job Coalition Certificate of Appreciation

2009 to present – Jim Moulton serves as State Representative for Vermont to the CTAA State Advisory Committee

2008 – FTA Ridership Excellence Award In recognition of ACTR’s 8.5% system-wide ridership increase for Fiscal Year 2008 over Fiscal Year 2007 and 85.4% ridership increase since Fiscal Year 2002.

2006VTrans Certificate of Appreciation In recognition of efforts during the VTrans 2006 FTA Combined Triennial & State Management Review

2004 thru 2017 – Jim Moulton chairs the Vermont Public Transportation Association