News and Updates for the Week of November 9, 2015


COMTO would like to show gratitude and honor to all of the respected veterans who have served this country. Happy Veterans Day.



COMTO Annual Membership Renewal

2016 Membership Renewals are now open! Don't miss your chance to be a part of next year’s milestone events including our 5th Annual Women Who Move the Nation Awards Ceremony and the 45th National Meeting & Training Conference. Take advantage of FREE access to industry jobs and training through our Career Center and the COMTO Leadership Institute (CLI). Be a part of the many webinars and networking opportunities for DBEs and members coming up in 2016. 

Renew your membership now. You can renew by mail or online by signing in to your profile. If you have any questions or need assistance resetting your password, please contact the National office at

COMTO News and Events

COMTO Chicago Presents: FTA Acting Administrator Therese McMillan
The event will be held Monday November 16, 2015 from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm (CST) at DePaul University – Loop Campus 14 E. Jackson, Suite 1600 Chicago, IL 60604. 


COMTO Colorado Presents: COMTO Week
COMTO Colorado is starting off COMTO week on November 16, 2015. Choose from three different events to attend!


The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT), Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Program and Southwest Detroit Business Association Present: Metro Region Meeting and Networking Session.
This event will be held on Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at 1:30pm-5:00pm at the MDOT Detroit Operations and Service Center 1060 W. Fort Street, 2nd Floor- Fisher Conference Room - Detroit, Michigan 48226.

5th Annual Celebrating Women Who Move the Nation Awards Breakfast Ceremony
Mark your calendars for the 5th Annual Celebrating Women Who Move the Nation Awards Breakfast Ceremony, Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at the JW Marriott, Washington, DC. Join us in celebrating our 5th year saluting women pioneers for their contributions to the transportation industry. Don’t miss your opportunity to sponsor! More details to come, registration will be open soon!


Nominations for Celebrating Women Who Move the Nation are now open! Please send your nominations to the Celebrating Women Who Move the Nation Chair, Jannet Walker.    

View From The Hill
Save the date for the Annual View From The Hill, Tuesday, March 15, 2016 from 8:30 am-12:00 pm on Capitol Hill. Don’t miss the chance to participate in face-to-face meetings with Senate and House Representatives. If you are interested in COMTO’s vision and how you may become a more active force in the advocacy for a level playing field in the transportation industry, visit our website today. 

45th National Meeting and Training Conference
Everything is BIGGER and BETTER in Texas. Save the date for the 45th National Meeting & Training Conference, Friday, July 8 - Tuesday July 12, 2016 at the Omni Hotel in Dallas, Texas. Join COMTO as hundreds of transportation officials head to North Texas to experience 21st Century Multi-Modal Transportation. More details along with early-bird registration and sponsorship information coming soon.


COMTO Career Center 

COMTO members, take advantage of the COMTO Career Center. As a COMTO member, you have the ability to post jobs in our career center FREE for 30-days. Any member of COMTO is eligible for this benefit. Non-members may post an opening for $350 for a 30-day listing.

To get started sign in using your COMTO username and password. Go to “Career Center” and then “Post a Job". Should you need any assistance, please contact the National Office at 202-857-8065 or email to


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