About Us

WHO IS COMTO?

The mission of COMTO is to ensure a level playing field and maximum participation in the transportation industry for minority individuals, businesses and communities of color through advocacy, information sharing, training, education and professional development.

COMTO has thirty-nine (39) chapters throughout the United individuals, transportation agencies, academic institutions, Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUBs). From highways systems; from subways to rail systems; and from port authorities members represent every facet of the transportation industry

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OUR HISTORY

The Houston Chapter began in 1985 to meet the needs of the diverse members of the Houston transportation community. Houston is a robust transportation hub with a large transit agency, 2 airports and the Port of Houston. The Houston Chapter is well known through the country for innovating youth and young professionals programming. The Youth Symposium held during each National Conference originated out of the Houston chapter. Today the chapter hosts networking events, educational forums and workshops and provides information about contracting opportunities in the region.

ANNUAL PROGRAMS

  • National Meeting & Training Conference
  • CITY Internship Program Youth Symposium
  • Congressional Black Caucus Legislative Workshop
  • Garrett A. Morgan Day
    where local chapters host events on transportation careers
  • COMTO Legislative Day on the Hill
    COMTO members meet with members of congress to advocate for greater inclusion in the transportation industry.
COMTO’s Vision is to see the diverse faces of America equally reflected in all levels of the transportation industry."

Houston Chapter Officers 2020- 2022