DART News Release
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June 29, 2016
DART to Host Gathering of Minority Transportation Leaders
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) and COMTO Dallas will host the Conference of Minority Transportation Officials 45th Annual National Meeting and Training Conference. The event showcases more than 400 professionals in the transportation industry gathering at the Dallas Omni Hotel, July 8-12, for five days of networking, showcasing, learning, and collaboration.
Attendees to COMTO's conference will include transportation agency leaders, government officials, principals and employees of Historically Underutilized Businesses, as well as private-sector business executives and professionals.
DART last hosted this annual event in 2009. Honored guests in 2016 include Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings and Former Dallas Mayor and U.S. Ambassador Ron Kirk. Confirmed speakers include top officials from the Federal Transit Administration and Federal Highway Administration.
Conference sessions will address transportation industry issues covering operations and maintenance strategies, leadership development, legislative and advocacy strategies, and solutions for HUBs.
Visit comto.org to register for this year's conference or for more details.
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