Become A Member

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. Read more about our membership benefits

Memberships are valid from the date of joining through the end of the calendar year. All 2019 memberships are valid through December 31, 2019. 

Apply online by selecting your membership category below, or download a paper application [PDF].

Individual

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.

Annual Dues $125

 

Join as an Individual

 

 

Student

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.

 

  

 

Annual Dues $50.00

 

Join as a Student

 

 

Academic institution

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

 

Annual Dues $1,000

 

Join as an Academic Institution

  

Nonprofit Organization

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

Annual Dues $500.00

 

Join as a Nonprofit

 

 

 

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. HUB annual dues are determined by the number of years the HUB has been in business. 

Join as a HUB

 

 

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HUB Dues Schedule

Yrs 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

You will choose your Membership level during registration.

 

PRIVATE SECTOR

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. Private Sector annual dues are determined by annual gross revenue.  

 

Join as a Private Sector Corporation

 

 

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Private Sector Dues Schedule

Annual Gross Revenue |   Annual Dues
$0-$250,000   $1,225
$250,001-$500,000   $2,550
$500,000-$1M   $3,750
$1M-$2.5M   $4,590
$2.5M-$5M   $5,100
$5M+   $6,000

You will choose your Membership level during registration.

 

TRANSPORTATION AGENCY

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. Transportation Agency annual dues are determined by annual operating expenses.  

 

Join as a Transportation Agency

 

 

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Transportation Agency Dues Schedule

Annual Operating Expenses | Annual Dues
$0-$1M $1,530
$1M-$10M $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+ $40,000

You will choose your Membership level during registration.