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Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (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 Commonwealth of Virginia can be found by contacting the Virginia Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity, 101 N. 14th Street, 11th Floor, Richmond VA 23219, (804) 786-6585 and https://www.sbsd.virginia.gov/.
VRE's DBE Goal for Federal Fiscal Years 2019 - 2021 is 11.3%.
Public Notice: Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Proposed Federal FY 2022–2024 Goal
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 2022-2024. The overall proposed DBE goal for Federal Fiscal Years 2022-2024 is 14.1%.
A copy of the DBE goal and rationale 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 (firstname.lastname@example.org), and to Ms. Lynn Bailey, Regional Civil Rights Officer, Federal Transit Administration, Region 3 Office, 1835 Market Street, Suite 1910, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103.