Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program (DBE)

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program (DBE)


United States Department of TransportationThe U.S. Department of Transportation’s DBE (disadvantaged business enterprise) program provides a vehicle for increasing the participation by MBEs in state and local procurement. DOT DBE regulations require state and local transportation agencies that receive DOT financial assistance, to establish goals for the participation of DBEs. Each DOT-assisted State and local transportation agency is required to establish annual DBE goals, and review the scopes of anticipated large prime contracts throughout the year and establish contract-specific DBE subcontracting goals.

Legal Notice
DBE Goal

June 2, 2016

Notice is hereby given that the Brockton Area Transit Authority (BAT) has established a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Participation Goal in accordance with U.S. Department of Transportation Regulations at 49 CFR Part 26.

BAT’s goal for DBE participation for Federal Fiscal Years 2015-2017 shall be 6.6 percent of funds expended in U.S. Department of Transportation assisted contracts.

The goal, description of the methodology used to determine the goal, and BAT’s DBE Program Plan are available for inspection between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday at the BAT office at 155 Court St., Brockton, MA 02302.  The goal and Plan will be available for thirty (30) days following the date of this notice.  Comments on the goal and Plan will be accepted for forty-five (45) days from the date of publication of this notice. Comments may be sent to BAT at the above address or the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), Volpe Center at 55 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02142.

Reinald G. Ledoux, Jr.
July 5 and July 11, 2013