Conference of Minority Transportation Officials aims to see the diverse faces of America equally reflected at all levels of the transportation industry

 BOSTON, MA – July 12, 2015 – Keolis, operator of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s commuter rail, welcomed members of the Conference of Minority Transportation Leaders to Boston this week for the group’s 44th Annual National Meeting and Training Congress.

The annual conference brings together about 800 minority professionals and leaders from all facets of the U.S. transportation industry to network, train, educate and develop leadership for all minority transportation professionals. Keolis is a proud sponsor of the event, which is being held at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel.

“From building America’s first subway to the Big Dig, recognized as the most technologically challenging highway project in U.S. history, Boston has long been a leader and innovator in transportation,” said Gerald C. Francis, General Manager of Keolis Commuter Services. “COMTO plays an important role in promoting opportunities for minorities in transportation, driving innovation throughout our industry. Keolis shares that commitment, and we are pleased to sponsor this important event.”

“COMTO appreciates the sponsorship and partnership of Keolis in supporting our 44th National Meeting and Training conference here in Boston,” said Warren Montague, First Vice Chairperson of the COMTO Board of Directors. “We look forward toward developing relationships between our two groups as we move the nation through advocacy.”

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, Harvard Law School’s Dr. Charles J. Ogletree, Jr., and former USDOT Secretary Rodney Slater are among the invited dignitaries participating in this year’s conference. For more information, visit

About Keolis

Keolis is a global leader in the passenger transportation industry, operating systems in 15 countries including Canada and the United States. The largest light rail operator in the world, Keolis transports 3 billion passengers a year via trains, buses, shuttles and taxis, and also provides fleet management and maintenance, logistics and routing services. Learn more about how Keolis and our 60,000 employees are always “Thinking Like A Passenger” at

Mac Daniel
Keolis Commuter Services
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