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.


To see the diverse faces of America equally reflected in all levels of the transportation industry.

Strategic Plan Goals

  • Historically Underused Businesses (HUBs/DBEs): Become a Key Resource Center
  • Chapter Growth and Development
  • Membership Growth and Retention
  • Professional Development and Training


COMTO has thirty-nine (39) chapters throughout the United States. Members include individuals, transportation agencies, academic institutions, industry non-profits and Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUBs). From highways and roads to mass transit systems; from subways to rail systems; and from port authorities to airports, COMTO members represent every facet of the transportation industry. They are the presidents and chief executive officers who determine the direction of major transportation systems and the mechanics and operators who ensure the safe passage of millions of transportation riders every day.


COMTO’s leadership includes the National Chair, the President & CEO, the Board of Directors, Board Advisors, and COMTO’s Council of Presidents, which is made up of the Presidents of COMTO’s chapters nationwide.