2019 Photo Contest: Transit Through the Seasons


Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall, Who’s the “fare-est” of them all?


8/29/19 -- The theme of our 2019 photo contest was "Transit Through the seasons." We asked for photos of vehicles, staff, and/or riders against a rural backdrop that depicts the beauty of transit through the seasons. Take a ride with us through winter, spring, summer and fall to see how stunning riding on transit can be! Congratulations to all our winners, and thank you to all who submitted photos.


Photo by Jennifer Balmes of Roaring Fork Transportation Authority in the Winter

The first place photo of a striking winter scene was taken by Jennifer Balmes, Graphic Designer and Marketing Assistant, Roaring Fork Transportation Authority (RFTA), Carbondale, CO. RFTA will receive $400.  

Photo by Donna Bailey of DJ Transit in the spring - Inspiring Green

Second place for a most lovely spring photo went to "Inspiring Green," by Donna Bailey, Mobility Manager, DJ Transit, Laurel, MS. DJ Transit will receive $200.


Photo by Timothy Tobias of Rockin 66 Express in the Winter

Third place went to "Rockin 66 Express in Winter" by Timothy Tobias, Senior Driver, Rockin 66 Express, Milan, NM. Rockin 66 Express will receive $100.


Photo by Steve Lancaster of a UCHRA bus at the Summer Fair

Fourth place went to "Summer Fair" by Steve Lancaster, Mobility Management Specialist, Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA), Cookeville, TN. UCHRA will receive $50.


Additional Information 

All photos entered in this year's contest will be on display on a bulletin board at the National RTAP 4th Technical Assistance Conference, "Charting New Trails for Rural & Tribal Transit," held in Portland OR, September 15-18, 2019. The display will also inclde selected photos from our past photo contests. View all of the 2019 photo contest entries on our Facebook page, where you can also view photos from previous contests.