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The Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO) was created to provide a forum for minority professionals in the transportation industry. COMTO’s membership includes individuals, groups, transportation agencies, private sector corporations, non-profit organizations, and Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUBs). When you join COMTO, you gain access to an exclusive national network of transportation industry professionals. 

 

Memberships are valid from the date of joining through the end of the calendar year. All 2017 memberships are valid through December 31, 2017. 

 

Apply online by using the links below, or download the application [PDF] and email the completed form, with payment, to info@comto.org.

 


General Members

Membership Benefits for General Members

  • Subscriptions to Accelerate (COMTO’s industry publication) and News In Motion newsletter

  • Access to COMTO’s members-only directory of transportation industry professionals and businesses

  • Unlimited searches and postings in COMTO’s members-only Career Center and RFP Board

  • Member discounts for COMTO national conferences and events

  • Networking, mentoring, professional development, and continuing educational opportunities

  • Invitations to exclusive local COMTO meetings and events


Individual membership includes any person who is: 1) an employee or a policy board member of a public agency (transit agencies, airports, State DOTs, port authorities, rail companies, Metropolitan Planning Organizations, and Federal agencies); 2) an employee of a business engaged in the transportation industry; and/or 3) or an employee of a business engaged in the supply of transportation goods and services.

 

Join Now as an INDIVIDUAL Member

 

Annual dues for Individual Members: $125.00

 


Student membership includes any person who is currently a full-time high school, graduate or undergraduate student with a major or a minor program of study in transportation, planning or a related field.

 

Join Now as a STUDENT Member

 

Annual dues for Student Members: $50.00

 


Academic Institution membership includes colleges, universities, and vocational schools.

 

Join Now as an ACADEMIC INSTITUTION

 

Annual dues for Academic Institution: $1,000.00

 


Nonprofit Organization membership includes 501(c)3, 501(c)4 and 501(c)6 organizations, and Metropolitan Planning Organizations.

 

Join Now as a NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION

 

Annual dues for Nonprofit Organization: $500.00

 


Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUBs) 

Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) membership includes Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs), Airport Concession DBEs (ACDBE), Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs), Women Business Enterprises (WBEs), Veteran Business Enterprises (VBEs), and Disabled Veterans Business Enterprises (DVBEs) that: 1) supply goods and services to the transportation industry; 2) provide professional consultations services; 3) engage in the construction of transportation facilities; and/or 4) provide professional management services. Dues for this group are reduced to assist small businesses who are certified as any of the categories listed in the first sentence. Gross sales or billings must be $250,000 or less. If higher, the regular "Private Business” dues schedule prevails.

Membership Benefits for HUB Members

  • All General Members benefits
  • Up to 2 included company representatives
  • Logo listed on the COMTO website
  • One quarter-page advertisement in an issue of Accelerate
  • One quarter-page advertisement in the National Conference program
  • Reserved seat on the HUB Committee 

Join Now as a HUB Member

 

Annual Dues for HUB Members

HUB annual dues are calculated by the number of years the HUB has been in business. Please see the chart below:


 

 

Years in Business

 

 

Annual Dues

 

1

 

$350

2

 

$500

3

 

$750

4

 

$1,100

5

 

$1,375

6

 

$1,650

7

 

$1,925

8+

 

$2,200

 

 

 


Private Sector and Transportation Agencies

Membership Benefits for Private Sector and Transportation Agency Members

  • All General Members benefits
  • Up to 4 included company representatives
  • Logo listed on COMTO website
  • One half-page advertisement in an issue of Accelerate
  • One half-page advertisement in the National Conference program
  • Reserved seat on the Corporate Advisory Committee


Private Sector membership includes all private sector firms with the exception of Historically Underutilized Businesses that: 1) supply goods and services to the transportation industry; 2) provide professional consultation services; and/or 3) engage in the construction of transportation facilities; 4) provide professional management services.

 

Join Now as a PRIVATE SECTOR Member

 

Annual Dues for Private Sector Members

Private Sector annual dues are calculated by annual gross revenue. Please see the chart below:

 

 

 

Annual Gross Revenue

 

Annual Dues

 

$0-$250,000

 

 

$1,225

$250,001-$500,000

 

$2,550

$500,001-$1M

 

$3,750

$1M-$2.5M

 

$4,590

$2.5M-$5M

 

$5,100

$5M+

 

$6,000

 


Transportation Agency membership includes those entities (transit agencies, airports, State DOTs, port authorities, rail companies, Metropolitan Planning Organizations, and Federal agencies) operating any form of organized transportation systems within the boundaries of the United States or its territories and possessions, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Canada or Mexico. Public agencies include all modes of transportation and multimodal organizations.

 

Join Now as a TRANSPORTATION AGENCY Member

 

Annual Dues for Transportation Agency Members

Transportation Agency annual dues are calculated by annual operating expenses. Please see the chart below:

 

 

 

Annual Operating Expenses

 

Annual Dues

 

$0-$1M

 

$1,530

$0-$1M $2,550
$10M-$50M $3,570
$50M-$100M
$5,100
$100M-$150M
$7,650
$150M-$200M
$10,200
$200M-$250M

 

$15,300
$250M-$300M
$20,400
$300M-$350M
$30,600
$350M + $40,800

 


 

 

 

 

 

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