Build a Better Mousetrap
The Build a Better Mousetrap Competition's purpose is to collect and disseminate real world examples of best practices, tips from the field, and assist in the transfer of technology. The competition is a fantastic way for innovative ideas to be exchanged with others that may benefit from different concepts and perspectives. It is also a great way for local and county transportation workers and other LTAP/TTAP clients to get some well earned recognition for their hard work.
If you are interested in holding a Build a Better Mousetrap Competition at your Center please download the comprehensive planning guide we created for you below. Centers that hold competitions can enter their winner into the Build a Better Mousetrap National Competition; the winner of the national competition is announced at the LTAP/TTAP national conference. All entries submitted at a Center and at a national level will be included in the annual electronic booklet.
For any questions regarding the Build a Better Mousetrap program please contact Carolyn Kramer at firstname.lastname@example.org or (202) 289-4434. All submissions to the annual national competition will be available in an electronic booklet through the LTAP/TTAP website and the LTAP/TTAP resource database.
National Entry Booklet 2013
The National Entry Booklet is a compilation of all entries from the FHWA LTAP/TTAP 2013 Build a Better Mousetrap National Competition, representing LTAP/TTAP Centers from around the country.
Download the 2013 National Entry Booklet
Download the 2011 National Entry Booklet
Download the 2010 National Entry Booklet
Download the 2009 National Entry Booklet
Build a Better Mousetrap: A Comprehensive Planning Guide
The Comprehensive Planning Guide has been created to make planning your own Build a Better Mousetrap Competition as easy as possible. It includes a step by step checklist, emails for you to copy and paste, and so much more!
Page last updated: 11/1/13