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Travel Choices Awards

The second Travel Choices Awards were held on 23 October 2019. The awards recognise the efforts and contributions that individual champions and businesses/ organisations are making to achieve sustainable travel behaviour change within Greater Sydney.

Congratulations to all the winners and nominees.

Award Categories

  • Organisation of the Year – Macquarie Park
  • Organisation of the Year – CBD/SE and Northern Beaches
  • Organisational Excellence
  • Initiative of the Year
  • Individual Champion

Winners

Organisation of the Year – Macquarie Park

For an organisation in Macquarie Park that has successfully implemented a sustainable travel behaviour change initiative during the Epping to Chatswood Rail Line upgrade

Winner:  Macquarie University

For their comprehensive suite of initiatives that enables students and staff to utilise sustainable transport outside the peak by, for example, shifting up to 6,000 students through their timetable changes and digital timetable displays during the Epping to Chatswood Rail Line Upgrade and in preparation for Metro.

Macquarie University

Highly Commended: Metcash Ltd and Schneider Electric

For their initiatives making it easy to utilise flexible working policies and reduce the need to travel in peak or travel at all, during the Epping to Chatswood Rail Line Upgrade and in preparation for Metro

Organisation of the Year – CBD/SE and Northern Beaches

For an organisation in Sydney CBD, Randwick, Kingsford, Kensington, Northern Beaches including North Sydney that has successfully implemented a sustainable travel behaviour change initiative during CBD and SE Light Rail/B-Line delivery.

Winner: Commonwealth Bank Australia

For their innovative approaches to promoting sustainable travel whilst relocating 10,000 of their employees from Parramatta and Olympic Park to South Eveleigh.

Commonwealth Bank

Highly Commended:  JLL

For striving for measurable travel behaviour change with its 40,000 tenants and delivering results, such as, an 83% reduction in single occupant vehicle use in two of their buildings.

 

Organisational Excellence

For an organisation that has successfully implemented multiple, sustainable travel behaviour change initiatives.

Winner: Randwick City Council

For three key initiatives - advocacy and support for CBD / SE Light rail, creating active transport options for staff/residents and supporting car share across Randwick LGA

Randwick

Highly Commended: The Heart Foundation (NSW office)

For supporting active transport with their staff during their commute and for business travel

Initiative of the Year

For an organisation that has successfully implemented an innovative, sustainable travel behaviour change initiative

Winner: Optus

For their On Track Program that supported their huge workforce’s commute during the Epping to Chatswood Rail Line Upgrade and in preparation for Metro

Optus

Highly Commended: Health Infrastructure

For the comprehensive Randwick Hospitals Campus Green Travel Plan for this key precinct.

Individual Champion

For an individual who has demonstrated leadership in travel behaviour change within Greater Sydney

Winner: Yvonne Poon – BIKEast

For her efforts in managing BIKEast, Walk Sydney and Cycling without Age as a volunteer and the progress they have made in encouraging walking and cycling.

Yvonne Poon

Winner: Erin Wise - Foxtel

For her work in promoting travel behaviour change including greater public transport use and carpooling with Foxtel’s huge workforce and going above and beyond for the cause.

Erin Wise Foxtel

Highly Commended: Paul Morgan – LendLease

For successfully co-ordinating every aspect of Green Travel for the Barangaroo precinct.

 

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