COMTO KC encourages students to explore careers in the transportation industry at KDOT’s Career Construction Expo

On September 25th, 2018, COMTO Kansas City participated as an exhibitor at the Construction Career Day Expo, which is hosted by the Kansas Department of Transportation. The Expo is for middle and high school students interested in construction and transportation industry-related careers. The students had access to 30 exhibits that demonstrated the design, construction, development and … More COMTO KC encourages students to explore careers in the transportation industry at KDOT’s Career Construction Expo

“Transportation is the Future” COMTO Kansas City hosts its 4th Annual Scholarship Banquet

For the past four years, COMTO Kansas City has offered a Scholarship Program which helps promote, strengthen and expand the roles of young minorities and women in all aspects of transportation. In order to provide these opportunities and meet our goals, we rely primarily on funds raised through fundraising efforts, donations and partner sponsorships. Our … More “Transportation is the Future” COMTO Kansas City hosts its 4th Annual Scholarship Banquet

2nd Annual “Triple Play” Event Focuses on Building Relationships Between Primes and Small Businesses

Smart Stakeholder Engagement: Leveraging Relationships Smart stakeholder engagement and relationship leveraging are key to retaining and bringing in new members as well as creating business opportunities for small businesses. Networking events are a win-win for all parties involved to include DBE’s, Primes as well as State Local & Governmental entities. The Kansas City chapter is … More 2nd Annual “Triple Play” Event Focuses on Building Relationships Between Primes and Small Businesses

GAMD 2018: Engaging future leaders of transportation, today.

On March 21st, the Kansas City Chapter of Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO) honored the legacy of Garrett A. Morgan and his contributions to the transportation industry by exposing some students from the Topeka, Kansas City, Kansas, and Kansas City, Missouri school districts to the work of transportation planners, engineers, architects and others. The Garrett A. Morgan … More GAMD 2018: Engaging future leaders of transportation, today.

COMTO Kansas City named “Community Champion of the Year” at 2018 MoDOT DBE Symposium

During March 14th-16th, many COMTO members attended the Missouri Department of Transportation’s 2018 Contractor Compliance/DBE Training Symposium. This conference provides vital information in a variety of areas, such as business and workforce development, contract compliance, recruitment, and retention. Additionally, the symposium aims to strengthen Equal Employment Opportunity for both MoDOT and Missouri businesses by encouraging the development of … More COMTO Kansas City named “Community Champion of the Year” at 2018 MoDOT DBE Symposium

COMTO KC invited to KDOT Transit Day at the Capitol

The Kansas Department of Transportation and the Kansas Public Transit Association hosted the annual Transit Day at the Kansas Statehouse in Topeka from 8 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, February 28. “This year’s Transit Day will highlight the work that more than 150 agencies do to provide reliable, clean and useful transit and paratransit services … More COMTO KC invited to KDOT Transit Day at the Capitol

Mayor Sly James receives Champion of Transit Award

Sly James is the Mayor of Kansas City, Mo. He grew up riding transit in Kansas City and has been a supporter of all modes of public transit. “Public transit holds cities together,” James said. “It allows people to…move around the city, and that movement creates economic activity.” The Rosa Parks Spirit Champion of Transit … More Mayor Sly James receives Champion of Transit Award

COMTO KC, Bellewether Global, and MoDOT collaborate for “A Triple Play”

Smart Stakeholder Engagement: Leveraging Relationships Smart stakeholder engagement and relationship leveraging are key to retaining and bringing in new members as well as creating business opportunities for small businesses. Networking events are a win-win for all parties involved to include DBE’s, Primes as well as State Local & Governmental entities. The Kansas City chapter is … More COMTO KC, Bellewether Global, and MoDOT collaborate for “A Triple Play”

COMTO KC at the Midwest Supplier Diversity Exposition 2017

On May 10th, 2017, various members of the Kansas City chapter of the Conference of Minority of Transportation Officials volunteered to serve as a Resource Partner for the Midwest Supplier Diversity Exposition 2017. The free event which took place at the Metropolitan Community College Business and Technology campus provided a great networking opportunity for dozens of … More COMTO KC at the Midwest Supplier Diversity Exposition 2017