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Virginia DRPT announces triennial DBE goal

VA News - Published Jul 19, 2021

The Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT) has announced its triennial DBE participation goals for federally-assisted projects for fiscal years 2022 through 2024.

The participation goal has been set at 7.8 percent on projects assisted with funds from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA). DRPT began a 30-day public comment period on the goal starting on July 15th, 2021. Comments should be emailed to drptpr@drpt.virginia.gov or mike.mucha@drpt.virginia.gov. There is also a public meeting on the goal taking place on July 21st, 2021 (register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3376286164928318732). DRPT expects to meet all of its proposed 7.8 percent goal through race-neutral measures.

For more information, see http://www.drpt.virginia.gov/eeoc/dbe-program/. For the goal and methodology document, see http://www.drpt.virginia.gov/media/3433/vdrpt-dbe-overall-goal-fy2022-2024.pdf.