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

COMTO Statement of Support for USDOT’s “Ladders of Opportunity” Initiative

Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO) Supports U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Foxx’s Ladders of Opportunity Initiative The Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO) thanks Secretary Foxx and the U.S. Department of Transportation for launching the Ladders of Opportunity initiative. As an organization whose mission focuses on engendering equal access to the transportation sector, it … More COMTO Statement of Support for USDOT’s “Ladders of Opportunity” Initiative

COMTO KC Annual Meeting/Networking Reception 2016

On February 18th 2016, the Kansas City Chapter of COMTO held it’s Annual Meeting/Networking Reception. The event was held at the Bruce Watkins Cultural Heritage Center in Kansas City, MO. The purpose of this event was to emphasize the importance of COMTO for people of color working in the transportation industry. Also, this meeting detailed … More COMTO KC Annual Meeting/Networking Reception 2016

GAMD 2016:Engaging future leaders of transportation, today

On Feb. 4th, 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 2016:Engaging future leaders of transportation, today

CONGRESS Passes Five Year Transportation Bill

COMTO applauds the passage of a five year $305 billion authorization to fund transportation programs through 2020. This is the first long-term authorization since SAFTEA-LU was passed in 2005. The authorizing legislation called Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) is compromise legislation between the House and Senate passed bills. The total $305 billion funding authorizes $61 … More CONGRESS Passes Five Year Transportation Bill