Metro’s Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Overall Goal for the three-year period from Federal Fiscal Years 2022 – 2024 is 28 percent for Federal Transit Administration (FTA) – assisted contracts. Metro plans to achieve its overall DBE goal by using race and gender neutral measures and race and gender conscious measures. The [continue reading]
Last week we posted the stories of Katherine Norve, a single mom working on the Regional Connector project, and Eric Barnes, a young father who turned his life around and is now [continue reading]
Over the next few days we’ll be posting a series of videos featuring construction workers and small business owners whose lives have been positively impacted by working on Metro projects through the [continue reading]
Metro is launching two new initiatives to provide opportunities for small businesses that participate on select Metro projects. The idea is to require firms bidding on projects worth more than $25 million to include strategies to support smaller subcontractors — particularly those that are qualified as a disadvantaged business enterprise (DBE). Prime contractors [continue reading]
Walsh/Shea Corridor Constructors (WSCC) is inviting the public and businesses to participate in the third annual Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) outreach event Tuesday, May 19 at Inglewood City Hall, One Manchester Blvd. Inglewood, from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. WSCC will provide an update on upcoming bid opportunities for disadvantaged [continue reading]
Click above to see a larger version of the flier. To register for the event, visit http://www.walsh-shea-corridorconstructors.com or email Veronica Martinez.
The Metro Board has called for an audit of the agency’s Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program. The DBE program attempts to create a fair and level playing field for small businesses competing for federally funded contracts. Board members believe an audit is necessary to review the program and find ways [continue reading]