NORWALK TRANSIT DISTRICT
DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS ENTERPRISE (DBE)
TRIENNIAL GOAL – FFY 2016-2018
It is the policy of the Norwalk Transit District to provide Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs) maximum opportunity to participate in the performance of contracts financed in whole or part with federal funds, and not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, or national origin in the award or performance of contracts. Norwalk Transit District’s proposed overall goal for FFY 2016 to 2018 for DBE participation in the performance of DOT-assisted contracts (exclusive of FTA funds used to purchase transit vehicles) is 4.59% (race conscious 4.65% and race neutral 4.46%). Norwalk Transit District’s proposed goal and its rationale will be available for inspection for 30 days from the date of this notice, from 8:30 am through 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday, at the office of the Norwalk Transit District at 275 Wilson Avenue, Norwalk, Connecticut, 06854 or by reviweing the documents following this notice on the website.
The U.S. Department of Transportation and the Norwalk Transit District will accept comments on the goals for 45 days from the date of this notice. The address for the U.S. DOT office is Federal Transit Administration – Region I - Civil Rights Officer, Volpe Center, 55 Broadway, Suite 920, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142-1093. Any firm wishing to obtain further information about the DBE program should contact Nancy R. Carroll at the Norwalk Transit District address above or by calling 203-299-5160.
November 13, 2015
DBE Goal Setting Process