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

COMTO Members Win Big at MoDOT External Civil Rights’ DBE Symposium

  On February 28th and March 1st, over a dozen COMTO members attended the Missouri Department of Transportation’s 2017 Contractor Compliance/DBE Training Symposium. This conference provides vital information in a variety of areas, such as business and work force development, contract compliance, recruitment, and retention. Additionally, the symposium aims to strengthen Equal Employment Opportunity of both MoDOT and Missouri … More COMTO Members Win Big at MoDOT External Civil Rights’ DBE Symposium

A Recap of COMTO Kansas City’s 4th Annual Membership Drive

On February 23th 2017, the Kansas City Chapter of COMTO held it’s 4th Annual Meeting/Membership Drive. The event was held at the East Patrol Police Station Community Room in Kansas City, MO. The purpose of this event was to emphasize the importance of the Conference of Minority Transportation Officials for people of color, women, and … More A Recap of COMTO Kansas City’s 4th Annual Membership Drive

GAMD 2017:Engaging future leaders of transportation, today

On Feb. 8th, 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 … More GAMD 2017:Engaging future leaders of transportation, today

MoDOT External Civil Rights Division offers business development training in St. Louis and Kansas City Areas

Please see the press release below concerning COMTO members: Bellewether Global and the Missouri Department of Transportation. A special “shout out” to COMTO Kansas City Membership Outreach Chair Monique Campbell.   MoDOT’s External Civil Rights Division has selected two firms to provide Supportive Services to currently certified Disadvantaged Business Enterprises. Supportive Services programs for DBEs … More MoDOT External Civil Rights Division offers business development training in St. Louis and Kansas City Areas

Are you our next CEO?

The Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO) seeks a Chief Executive Officer to lead the nation’s leading multi-modal advocacy organization for minority professionals and businesses in the transportation industry. The next leader of COMTO will be an experience executive with the vision, commitment and leadership qualities to oversee all aspects of the organization and represent … More Are you our next CEO?

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

On September 27th, 2016, 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

COMTO Members attend KCATA’s 4th Annual Rosa Parks SPIRIT Awards

On Tuesday, August 16th, members from the Kansas City Chapter of the Conference of Minority Officials (COMTO) supported Kansas City Area Transportation Authority’s (KCATA) Rosa Parks SPIRIT Awards celebrating individuals and organizations that, in the spirit of Civil Rights Leader Rosa Parks, are making a difference in metro Kansas City and in public transit. Sponsored by Lathop … More COMTO Members attend KCATA’s 4th Annual Rosa Parks SPIRIT Awards

COMTO Kansas City shows support to TTMaSA summer transportation institute

The Kansas City Chapter of the Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO) recently partnered with the Transportation, Technology, Math and Science Academy (TTMaSA) at Donnelly College. This summer program was established to To address the need of a diverse workforce in the 21st century and to promote greater awareness of career opportunities within the transportation industry, the … More COMTO Kansas City shows support to TTMaSA summer transportation institute