Caltrans FTA Disparity Study Released

Caltrans has released the FTA Disparity Study, which found that substantial disparity exists between the expected and actual participation of some disadvantaged groups on contracts funded by the Federal Transportation Administration (FTA).

Caltrans has a race-neutral FTA DBE program and seeks to meet its annual DBE participation goal of 4 percent without utilizing goals on individual FTA-funded contractsThe department is accepting public comments until January 31st. Comments can be sent to Lea.Simpson@dot.ca.gov. Public meetings to establish goals for Fiscal Years 15/16, 16/17 and 17/18 will be announced in February.To read the entire study, visit http://www.dot.ca.gov/hq/bep/disparity.htm.