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COMTO COVID-19 Updates

The circumstances surrounding COVID-19 are continuing to develop each day. As this pandemic continues to unfold, COMTO has compiled this helpful list of resources for our members and supporters. Please continue practicing social distancing and take the following actions to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Are you making an impact in your community? COMTO members …

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COMTO’s Impact in California Spotlighted in California Transit Association Publication

The California Transit Association (CTA) highlighted COMTO and our work in the state as part of its “On Board With” feature in their Transit California monthly publication. Brad Mims, COMTO National President and CEO, Sheila Evans-Peguese, COMTO Northern California President and Demarius Terry, COMTO Southern California President were interviewed for the feature. CTA has over …

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COMTO National Board Chair Freddie Fuller Awarded APTA Top Honors

COMTO would like to congratulate our very own National Board Chair, Freddie Fuller, on being named the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Outstanding Public Transportation Business Member of the Year. “COMTO is proud to see Freddie given this well-deserved honor. For the past two years we’ve had the pleasure of him serving as our National …

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In Memory of a COMTO Rising Star: Dr. Deja Monet Jackson

COMTO is saddened to report the passing of member, Dr. Deja Monet Jackson. Dr. Jackson was a rising star at COMTO and we were honored to have worked with her throughout the years–from our first interactions with her as a high school student, through undergrad and right up to her receiving her doctorate in transportation and …

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COSI and COTA Announce Partnership to Bring Wi-Fi & Science to Neighborhoods

The Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) and the Center of Science & Industry (COSI) in Columbus, Ohio have partnered to bring STEM education and free Wi-Fi to children in neighborhood across the Columbus City School District. Because Columbus students will begin the new school year remotely, COTA and COSI are helping to bridge the Digital …

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COMTO Celebrates the Life of Congressman John Lewis

On behalf of the President & CEO and Board of Directors of COMTO, it is our honor to pay tribute to a civil rights icon. Congressman John Lewis dedicated his life to the fight for justice and freedom. His enormous impact on the history of this country will continue to inspire us all on making …

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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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