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WSP USA’s Jannet Walker Ford Featured in METRO Magazine

Jannet Walker Ford, WSP USA’s Senior Vice President, National Transit and Rail Market Leader, was featured in METRO Magazine in an article focusing on inclusion in transit and trends. Jannet also provided her outlook on the future of public transportation. COMTO most recently honored Jannet at the 2019 COMTO Celebrating Women Who Move the Nation …

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Remembering Former COMTO National Board Member and COMTO Philadelphia President Ann August

COMTO is saddened to learn of the passing of long-time COMTO member and leader, Ann August. Ann was a transportation industry leader for more than 30 years and one of our 2015 Celebrating Women Who Move the Nation honorees. She also served on the COMTO National Board of Directors and as President of the COMTO Philadelphia.  …

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Welcome, COMTO Minnesota Chapter!

Please join us in welcoming COMTO Minnesota as our 35th chapter! COMTO Minnesota will carry the organization’s mission throughout the state by working with transportation professionals, agencies, corporations, historically underutilized businesses, non-profits and educational institutions. COMTO Minnesota will be led by Tekia Jefferson, DEI Manager, Metropolitan Airports Commission, who will serve as chapter president. The chapter’s …

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Registration Is Open: COMTO 50th Anniversary National Meeting and Training Conference (Virtual)

REGISTRATION IS OPEN! Please join us (virtually) for the COMTO 50th Anniversary Virtual National Meeting and Training Conference from September 28–30, 2021! #COMTO50 #COMTO50NMTC REGISTER: https://members.comtonational.org/page/2021-conference The deadline to register is September 24, 2021. Sponsor, exhibit and advertising opportunities are available! We will bring together industry leaders from across all modes of #transportation for the …

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Fahteema Parrish Leads Parrish & Sons Construction Co. Through Latest Project At Kansas City International Airport

Fahteema Parrish and her company, Parrish & Sons Construction Co., are featured in the Kansas City Business Journal as one of the more than 120 minority and women business enterprises working on Kansas City International Airport’s $1.5 billion new terminal. Fahteema is also the COMTO Kansas City President.

COMTO Members Win 2021 APTA Awards

Congratulations to our phenomenal COMTO members who recently won 2021 American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Awards! Distinguished Service Award: Bradley Mims, Deputy Administrator, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA); Hall of Fame: Dr. Delon Hampton (Posthumously), Founder, Delon Hampton & Associates, Chartered; Outstanding Public Transportation Manager: Dorval R. Carter, Jr., President, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA); Innovation Award: …

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MTA’s Michael Garner Wins Diversity Officer of the Year from Crain’s New York

Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (MTA) Michael Garner Wins Diversity Officer of the Year from Crain’s New YorkMTA Chief Diversity Officer, Michael Garner, was named Top Diversity and Inclusion Officer in the Crain’s New York inaugural Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion Awards. The awards honor those who are making strides in creating a more equitable workplace. Michael …

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