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Ricky Smith, Executive Director of BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI Marshall Airport) Elected Chairman of the Airport Minority Advisory Council (AMAC)

Ricky Smith, Executive Director of BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI), was recently elected to a two-year term as chairman of the Airport Minority Advisory Council. Executive Director Smith served as an at-large member of the AMAC Board of Directors over the past year and has been an active member of the national organization for many …

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Welcome Back, COMTO Hampton Roads Chapter!

Located in southeastern Virginia, this region encompasses the cities of Chesapeake, Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Virginia Beach and Williamsburg along with James City County.  Leading COMTO Hampton Roads will be Keisha Branch, Grants Administration and DBE Officer, Hampton Roads Transit (HRT). HRT, along with the Hampton Roads Connector Partners and The Port of Virginia …

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COMTO Board Chair Urges Transportation Industry to Stomp Out Racism

COMTO National Board Chair, Freddie Fuller, shared his views on the issue of racism and police brutality in our country in American Public Transportation Association’s (APTA) Passenger Transport flagship publication. Mr. Fuller called for the transportation industry to address racism and racial inequalities and encouraged people to speak up and speak out to help create change.  Read the …

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COMTO Celebrates Juneteenth

As we celebrate #Juneteenth, we want to highlight a recent quote and reminder from President Barack Obama: “Juneteenth has never been a celebration of victory, or an acceptance of the way things are. It’s a celebration of progress. It’s an affirmation that despite the most painful parts of our history, change is possible––and there is still so …

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COMTO Member Luther Wynder CEO of Minnesota Valley Transit Authority, Shares His Thoughts on Systemic Racism

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal (MSPBJ) recently interviewed COMTO member Luther Wynder, CEO of Minnesota Valley Transit Authority, on his thoughts on systemic racism in the Twin Cities and beyond. https://bit.ly/3g1hfw6 “I think what has been heartening to see is individuals coming together for some level of healing, to try to move the conversations forward about what changes need …

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COMTO Town Hall on Race Provides A Safe Space for Transportation Professionals to Sound Off on Racial Issues

It was a packed house at COMTO’s Town Hall on Race as the transportation community gathered virtually to take off our masks and let our voices be heard concerning police brutality and racism in our country. Led by COMTO National Board Chair, Freddie Fuller, and President and CEO, Brad Mims, attendees were encouraged to be …

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