DBE Program Overview

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) DBE Program seeks to ensure nondiscrimination in the award and administration of DOT-assisted contracts in the Department’s highway, transit, and airport financial assistance programs and to create a level playing field on which DBEs can compete fairly for DOT-assisted contracts. The FTA Office of Civil Rights is responsible for monitoring FTA recipients’ DBE programs …

2018 Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Conference

The US Department of Transportation Small Business Transportation Resource Center – Southwest Region in conjunction with the California Asian Chamber of Commerce is hosting the 2nd Annual Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Conference in Los Angeles on December 5, 2018. The conference will provide an opportunity for small businesses to network and make connections with over thirty exhibitors, including state agencies, private …

Caltrans SB 1 Workshop for Local Agencies

Join Caltrans at their SB 1 Workshop taking place around California for agencies receiving funding through the Active Transportation Program, Local Partnership Program, Solutions for Congested Corridors Program, and Trade Corridors Enhancement Program. The following workshops are currently scheduled: September 5, 9 A.M – 4 P.M., District 5 Office, Sycamore Room, 50 South Higuera Street, San Luis Obispo September 11, 9 …

Seattle Hosting 34th Annual AMAC Airport Business Diversity Conference

AMAC’s 34th Annual Airport Business Diversity Conference will be hosted by the Airport Advisory Council and Seattle-Tacoma International Airport at the Westin Seattle. This conference will take place from August 21, 2018 through August 25, 2018. To find out more information about the conference, visit the link below: AMAC Airport Business Diversity Conference

Join Caltrans for a Labor Compliance Training Course

Caltrans is hosting a two-day course to teach local agency staff prevailing wage requirements, including reviewing and confirming certified payroll records and on-site documentation. Training Dates: May 30 – 31, Sacramento State, Sacramento, 9 A.M. – 4 P.M. October 2 – 3, Caltrans District 11, San Diego, 9 A.M. – 4 P.M. Click here to register.

2018 ACCA National Training Institute

Registration is open for the 2018 National Training Institute! This event takes place from August 28, 2018 – September 2, 2018 in Cleveland, Ohio at the Hilton Cleveland-Downtown. Join in on the mission to level the playing field and help remove barriers for Minority Owned Businesses to participate in DOT contracts. To find out more information and register for the …

Senate Bill 1 Workshop Schedule

As part of the California Transportation Commissions (CTC) Senate Bill 1 (SB1) Implementation Plan, a series of workshops is being offered to State and Federal Agencies, Tribal Governments, Regional and Local Agencies, as well as organizations representing environmental, social equity, land-use and business perspectives, and interested stakeholders. Check out the revised SB1 Workshop Schedule on the CTC’s SB1 webpage.

Free DBE Certification Workshop

Caltrans is providing a FREE DBE certification workshop on January 12, 2017. 100 South Main Street, Los Angeles Increase your Business opportunities to perform work with Federal Highway Transportation Projects. Are you a small business owner? Do you qualify under these criteria? If so, this free informational workshop is for YOU, to learn how to become DBE certified. Within personal net …

Caltrans DBE Supportive Services Survey

Tell us how we’re doing! Your feedback is critical in providing an effective DBE Supportive Services program. For more information about the program, please visit the DBE Advantage website at http://www.dbe-advantage.com. http://survey.constantcontact.com/survey/a07edgnx4i3iviaxi0r/a0151ixrugmg0/greeting