Doing Business With VRE
VRE is offering the following procurement opportunities:
To be included on our vendor list, please send an email or letter introducing your company along with a corporate capability brochure.
These materials are then distributed to the appropriate in-house personnel.
All correspondences should be sent to VRE's Manager of Purchasing and Contract Administration at:
Virginia Railway Express
1500 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Sole Source Purchase Order Awards
Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Policy
The Virginia Railway Express, (VRE), a transportation partnership
of the Northern Virginia Transportation Commission (NVTC) and the Potomac
and Rappahannock Transportation Commission (PRTC), is committed to a policy
of nondiscrimination in conducting business, including the procurement of
goods and services. The DBE program intends to provide contracting opportunities
to small businesses owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged
individuals. VRE recognizes its responsibilities to the communities in which
it operates and to the society it serves and reaffirms that commitment through
the operation of its DBE Program and Policy Statement.
VRE supports and encourages the use of DBE businesses and
minority owned or controlled financial institutions. Information concerning
how to be certified as a DBE in the state of Virginia can be found by contacting
the Virginia Department of Minority Business Enterprise, 200-202 N. 9th
Street, 11th Floor, Richmond VA 23219, (804) 786-6585 and www.dmbe.state.va.us.
DBE Goal for FY 2013 - 2015 - 8.4%
Recommended DBE Goal for FY 2016 - 2018
The Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission (PRTC) and the Virginia Railway Express (VRE), in accordance with requirements of the U.S. Department of Transportation as set forth in 49 C.F.R. Part 26, as amended, hereby notifies the public that it is recommending the following Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goal for applicable procurement contracts assisted by the Federal Transit Administration during Federal FY 2016-2018. The overall proposed DBE goal for Federal Fiscal Years 2016-2018 is 7.5%.
Information pertaining to this goal and a description of how it was selected is available for inspection from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Local Time) at the PRTC Administrative Offices at 14700 Potomac Mills Road in Woodbridge for 30 days following the date of publication of this notice. Written comments on this goal will be accepted for 45 days from the date of publication of this notice. Comments should be addressed to: PRTC (Attn: Cynthia Porter-Johnson), 14700 Potomac Mills Road, Woodbridge, Virginia 22192, and to Ms. Stacie Parkins, Regional Civil Rights Officer, Federal Transit Administration, Region III, 1460 Market Street, Suite 500, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103.