be a part of A GROWING COMMUNITY
The Conference Of Minority Transportation Officials was created to provide a forum for minority professionals in the transportation industry.
Our 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.
Invitations to exclusive local COMTO meetings and events.
Subscription to Accelerate (COMTO’s industry publication) and News In Motion newsletter.
Access to COMTO’s members-only directory of transportation industry professionals and businesses.
Networking, mentoring, professional development, and continuing educational opportunities.
Member discounts for COMTO national conferences and events.
Unlimited searches and postings in COMTO’s members-only Career Center and RFP Board.
Individual Membership | Annual Dues: $125
Individual Membership includes any person who is:
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);
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.
Student Membership | Annual Dues: $50
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.
Academic Membership | Annual Dues: $1,000
Academic Institution membership includes colleges, universities and vocational schools.
Non-Profit Organization Membership | Annual Dues: $500
Nonprofit Organization membership includes 501(c)e, 501(c)4 and 501(c)6 organizations, and Metropolitan Planning Organizations.
HUB Business Organization Membership | Annual Dues: Vary depending on size
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. Additional HUB membership benefits include:
All General Membership 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
Private Sector and Transportation Agencies | Annual Dues: Vary depending on size
Private Sector membership includes all private sector firms with the exception of Historically Underutilized Businesses that:
Supply goods and services to the transportation industry;
Provide professional consultation services;
Engage in the construction of transportation facilities;
Provide professional management services
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 multi-modal organizations.ow is a list of memberships, the qualifications, and the benefits of membership.
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