The Compliance Buzz

GCAP's blog dedicated to providing up to date content on all things compliance related including news, regulatory updates, and original GCAP content.

November 24, 2017

Fall 2017 Issue of American DBE

Check out the Fall 2017 Issue of American DBE, a magazine dedicated to increasing the success and growth of diverse companies in the design, construction, and […]
November 8, 2017

Safe Harbor Rate Test and Evaluation Period Has Been Extended

The Safe Harbor Cost Rate Test and Evaluation program for Architectural and Engineering (A&E) consulting firms  initiated by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) on July 1, […]
November 2, 2017

Century Steel Owner Pleads Guilty to $1 Million Fraud Scheme

Donald R. Taylor, the owner of Century Steel Company, plead guilty to conspiracy to defraud the United States after conspiring with the owner of W.M.C.C. Inc. […]
October 30, 2017

FTA DBE Reports and Shortfall Analysis

With triennial and state reviews coming up in 2018, it is important to review the two most common findings that people miss when conducting their reviews: […]
October 20, 2017

Port of Long Beach and Long Beach Transit Interested in Diversity Programs and Goals

The Port of Long Beach and Long Beach Transit recently hosted a Prime Time Business Networking event, that gave small businesses insight to certification and internal […]
October 11, 2017

Disadvantaged Business Conference

The U.S. Department of Transportation Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Conference is taking place on November 14, 2017 at Sheraton Gateway Hotel in Los Angeles!  This is a […]
October 4, 2017

The Partners Program – DBE/WBE/SBE Firms

Delivering complex airport programs requires diversity, innovative thinking, and close collaboration among large and small firms. HNTB has created the Partners Program, a national effort to […]
September 25, 2017

Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2017

US House Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) Committee Chairman, Bill Shuster, unveiled the Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2017 that will extend the Airport Improvement Program […]
September 15, 2017

Mile Marker: A Caltrans Performance Report

Check out the latest issue of the Mile Marker:  A Caltrans Performance Report. Find out how Caltrans is making improvements to our state highway system and […]
August 30, 2017

Company Connected with Federal Indictment Awarded $3.2 Million in Contracts

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency has awarded Butler Enterprise Group, LLC with two $1.6 million public outreach contracts. This company is currently connected to a […]
August 28, 2017

Patience Pays Off With DBE Applications

A Pennsylvania couple has been charged with bribery and conspiracy after trying to expedite their Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Application at the Southern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority […]
August 2, 2017

Attend a 2 Hour A&E Consultant Contracts Compliance Training Course!

Caltrans Division of Local Assistance is presenting a series of training classes on Architectural & Engineering (A&E) Consultant Contract Compliance.  Learn how to avoid the risk […]
July 27, 2017

Caltrans A&E Contract Training Survey

A&E Contract Training is one of the many tools the Division of Local Assistance provides to local agencies. The goal of this survey is to receive feedback that […]
July 27, 2017

FHWA Approval of A&E Consultants in a Management Support Role

All Local Public Agencies that solicit to hire A&E consultant(s) in a management support role must obtain FHWA approval prior to contract execution. This authority is […]
July 26, 2017

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, […]