Caltrans is pleased to announce the release of its 2021 Disparity Study report and proposed overall Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goal and methodology for federal fiscal years 2022-2024. Documentation is now available for review on the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) website at: https://dot.ca.gov/programs/civil-rights/disparity-study.
Caltrans 2021 Disparity Study analyzed potential DBE availability and utilization in its Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)-funded contracts. Based on Study results, Caltrans proposed overall DBE goal for federal fiscal years 2022-2024 is 22.2 percent (22.2%). Caltrans will host a series of virtual public comment meetings from August 20-September 1, 2021 to provide a forum for interested parties to provide feedback regarding the proposed overall DBE goal and methodology. Caltrans will incorporate comments into its overall DBE goal and methodology submission; they may also be used to improve the effectiveness of the Caltrans’ DBE program.
Please visit https://tinyurl.com/CaltransPCF to register. If you are unable to attend a virtual public comment forum, you may submit written comments no later than 5:00pm on Wednesday, September 1, 2021 via:
E-mail: [email protected]
Fax: (916) 324-1949
Mail: Caltrans Office of Civil Rights, Attention: Disparity Study, 1823 14th Street, Sacramento, CA 95811.
Please feel free to forward this information to your membership, constituents, or any other interested parties. For questions, contact: [email protected].