Congratulations to Traffic Engineering Group Leader Hardik Shah on receiving the inaugural 2021 Transportation Professional of the Year Award from the Indiana Section of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE). The award recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the ITE Indiana Section through achievements in the transportation/traffic engineering profession. Hardik’s ITE involvement spans 17 years. He has held many state, regional, and national/international positions with the organization. During 2021, he co-led planning efforts for the first virtual ITE Consultants Council Town Hall Workshop on team building and staffing for the future that attracted several attendees from the US and Canada. He also contributed to a national ITE COVID-19 Task Force. The award also recognizes Hardik for his dedication and innovative solutions to improve mobility and safety for all transportation system users throughout Indiana and the nation. Well done, Hardik!