On September 9, 2013, TPD was presented with Greater Valley Forge (GVF)’s highest recognition at their annual Fall Sustainability Breakfast. This Platinum Level award recognized TPD for its continued efforts to reduce congestion and improve air quality through outstanding achievement in implementing programs that provide and promote commuting alternatives for their employees and community. Rob Henry, Executive Director of GVF commented on TPD’s commitment to sustainability, “GVF is thrilled to recognize TPD at the platinum level again this year. We applaud their leadership in the A/E/C industry for being committed to improving the environment and providing amenities to their employees, which makes it easier to commute to work and improves our air quality.” GVF is a not-for-profit transportation management association that partners with public and private entities and exists to advocate and promote a viable transportation network for the Greater Valley Forge region’s economic vitality. (Pictured above: TPD Executive Vice President, C. Donald Jacobs, P.E., accepts the Platinum award from GVF Assistant Director, Maureen Farrell and the Master of Ceremonies, David Murphy of 6ABC.)
During the annual Best Firms To Work For Conference hosted by CE News magazine and ZweigWhite, judges announced TPD as the # 19 Best Civil Engineering Firm to Work For in the nation. This prestigious competition recognizes outstanding architecture, engineering and environmental consulting firms for inspiring their teams to perform at the highest levels through providing distinctive and innovative work environments. In TPD’s 11th year on the list, we have been ranked among the top 20 Civil Engineering firms seven times, coming in at #1 in 2009. CE News is a leading news source in the civil engineering industry that focuses on the distribution of comprehensive business advice, best practices and management tips to guide the industry’s innovators. The complete list of winners is available here.