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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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COMTO Jacksonville Hosted Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) Leaders in Automation

COMTO Jacksonville continued its virtual conversation series in June. On Wednesday, June 16, 2021, the chapter hosted two exceptional leaders from JTA, Bernard Schmidt, Vice President of Automation and Michael Feldman, Director of the Ultimate Urban Circulator (U2C), who spoke about the JTA Autonomous Program/U2C. U2C is a multi-phased program aimed at converting and expanding …

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COMTO Honors Best and Brightest at the 2020 COMTO Industry Awards Virtual Program

WASHINGTON, DC (May 18, 2021)—The Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO), a nonprofit organization founded in 1971 dedicated to advancing minorities in the transportation industry with 34 chapters in the U.S. and Canada, celebrated transportation’s shining starts at its 2020 COMTO Industry Awards Virtual Program on Friday, May 14, 2021. These awards were given to …

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