Award in honor of Ken Groves

The Transect Codes Council has established a new award in honor of the late Ken Groves, who did path-breaking work on codes in Montgomery, Alabama, during his tenure as the city's planning director. The Groves Award will be given to a public official in recognition of superior effort "in furthering the principles of transect-based policy and planning, providing exemplary leadership and vision."

The inaugural Groves Award will be presented by the Council and the Congress for the New Urbanism during CNU 19 in Madison, Wisconsin, in June 2011. Groves died Sept. 28, as reported here in New Urban News.

Award nominations must be submitted by January 15. The nomination form is available here.