Events & News

COMTO Week

The calendar for COMTOChicago COMTO Week activities will be announced shortly.
Check back on this page for more information.


Student-Professional speed networking event

COMTOChicago will once again partner with YPT, ITE, WTS, and APBP to host the Student-Professional Speed networking event.
Save the date (tentatively) for October 19, 2017. Check back soon for more details.


Upcoming Conversation with Dorval R. Carter Jr.

Register through Eventbrite HERE


Ginger Evans presents for COMTO week

COMTO Chicago Chapter presents

Commissioner Ginger Evans

Chicago Department of Aviation

Please join the Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO) in celebration of COMTO Week to hear from Aviation Commissioner Ginger Evans as she discusses the future of aviation in Chicago and the vision for the city’s two international airports.

Program Start

7:30am Wednesday November 30th, 2016

Location

The DePaul Club

1 East Jackson Boulevard 11th Floor

Many thanks to our sponsors:

PLATINUM SPONSORS:

  • WSP/PARSONS BRINCKERHOFF
  • CKL ENGINEERS, LLC

SILVER SPONSORS:

  • HNTB
  • REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY

BRONZE SPONSORS:

  • ERS ENTERPRISES
  • R.M. CHIN AND ASSOCIATES
  • INFRASTRUCTURE ENGINEERING, INC.
  • MILLENNIA PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
  • TRANSMART TECHNOLOGIES
  • KIEWIT
  • HDR INC. 

YPT, WTS, and COMTO Present – Networking Speed Dating 2016

COMTO, along with YPT and WTS hosts students and young professionals for an hour of one on one networking with other transportation professionals at the RTA on November 10, 2016


Black Men in Safety Event

Please join us for the Black Men in Safety Event on February 12, 2016!


FTA Acting Administrator Therese McMillan on November 16, 2015

Small & Historically Underutilized Businesses: The Value and Relevance to the Transportation Industry with FTA Administrator Therese McMillan at DePaul University – Loop campus

Moderator: Kimberly Slaughter, Vice President & Central Region Transit Director, HDR Engineering Inc.

Panelists: 

Dorval R Carter, Jr. President, CTA

Melinda Kelly, Executive Director, Chatham Business Association, SBDI

Mae C. Whiteside, Principal, CKL Engineers, LLC

Jorge Moreno, President, CivCon Services, Inc.

Claire Williams, President, Environmental Design International, Inc.

Limited space, Please RSVP by November 13, 2015 to: president@comtochicago.org

COMTO Members:  Free

Students: $15

Non-members: $25

This event’s fee can be used towards the 2016 membership of $125. Become a member now and receive November and December free.


YPT, WTS, and COMTO: Networking Speed Dating 2015

COMTO, YPT, and WTS hosts students and young professionals for an hour of one on one ‘speed networking’ at CTA headquarters on October 29, 2015.


44th COMTO National Meeting and Training Conference

The 44th annual COMTO National meeting and Training Conference is being held in Boston’s Park Plaza Hotel on July 11 – July 14, 2015.


Welcome Back President Carter

COMTO welcomes Dorval Carter back to Chicago on July 7, 2015