14 Nov '17, 5pm

Washington State adds new @COMTO_National chapter

Working toward the goal of increasing diversity and inclusion at all levels of the transportation industry, leaders in Washington state’s transportation industry are calling for regionwide participation in the new local chapter of the Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO). “A strong transit workforce is one that draws on the diversity of its members and the communities we serve,” said Sound Transit CEO Peter Rogoff, a longtime supporter of COMTO’s efforts nationally and a founding member of the new local chapter. “In order to remain competitive, we need the talent of people from all backgrounds and experiences to keep up with the demands of rapid growth in this area. I believe establishment of a COMTO chapter right here in Washington helps to give more people a seat at the table. It is simply the right thing to do — for Sound Transit and for the region.” ...

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