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July 14, 2017

Annual Equal Employment Opportunity Report: FORM FHWA-1391

Construction contractors who perform work on Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) assisted contracts are required to report annually on the composition of their workforce by race, gender, […]
July 12, 2017

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $226.5 Million Funding Opportunity to Improve Transit Bus Service

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the opportunity to apply for approximately $226.5 million in competitive grant funding for transit bus projects […]
June 26, 2017

Attend a Webinar on Required DBE Goals for FTA Subrecipients

Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations Part 26 (49 CFR 26) establishes requirements for the use of Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) on all federally-funded […]
June 13, 2017

Caltrans Workshop: Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Certification

Mon, June 26, 2017 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM PDT California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) District 7 Los Angeles 100 South Main Street Los Angeles, CA […]
May 26, 2017

FHWA Approval of Architectural and Engineering (A&E) Consultants in a Management Support Role

FHWA – California Division would like to ‘highlight’ the approval action process in circumstances where a local public agency (LPA) elects to contract with an Architectural  […]
May 19, 2017

2017 Small Business Summit

June 1, 2017 The Small Business Summit Group, Inc. in partnership with the City of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s office and the Los Angeles World […]
May 6, 2017

USDOT Bonding Education Program

What is a Surety Bond? A surety bond is legally binding contract between a Principal, Obligee, and a Guarantor. In the transportation construction industry the Principal […]
May 3, 2017

USDOT Small Business Certification Programs

If your small business is not certified, then you should consider the benefits of having your business become certified. Having your small business certified is similar […]
April 26, 2017

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program

The Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program is a scholarship-based program (paid for by Goldman Sachs) for qualified small business owners who are interested in growing […]
April 19, 2017

NAICS code update for 2017

NAICS code update for 2017 The United States Census Bureau recently published its 2017 update to the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). This process is […]
April 6, 2017

Caltrans Local Assistance Consultant Procurement Manual

Caltrans Division of Local Assistance has released a Local Assistance Consultant Procurement Manual. This manual is available for local agencies to adopt as their own procurement procedures. […]
March 23, 2017

Arizona Department of Transportation Program Helps Minority Businesses Grow

View video Line by line, it’s the intricate detail that Falcon Contracting considers a hallmark of its work. Even those who have never heard of the […]
March 22, 2017

MBDA Releases Report on Contracting Barriers Impacting Minority Firms

Minority Business Development Agency Releases Report on Contracting Barriers Impacting Minority Firms The U.S. Department of Commerce, Minority Business Development Agency today released a new report, […]
February 27, 2017

Discrimination Lawsuit Against Washington State DOT

Elton Mason, owner of Washington State Trucking, has filed a discrimination lawsuit against WSDOT, Seattle Tunnel Partners and other entities with the U.S. District Court in […]
February 12, 2017

DGS Commercially Useful Function for SB & DVBE

Performing a Commercially Useful Function is a critical requirement of doing business with the state. As such, the Office of Small Business and Disabled Veteran Business […]