Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Goal

Pursuant to Section 49 Code of Federal Regulations Part 26, The City of Arlington has proposed an overall goal of 0.21% for the participation of Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBEs) in its Transportation Department contract funded by the U.S. Department of Transportation DOT), through the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), effective March 1st, 2017, through March 1st, 2023.  

Handitran plans to achieve the overall DBE goal by using race-conscious or race-neutral participation. The goal is established to achieve a level playing field for DBEs to participate in Handitran’s contracting opportunities.  

Information pertaining to this goal, and a description of how it was determined, is available for public inspection during the City of Arlington/Handitran’s regular business hours, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Handitran Office, 1101 W. Main St., Arlington, TX 76013. Handitran will publish the DBE goal for 30 days while accepting public comments for a duration of 45 days, beginning September 10th, 2021, and ending October 28th, 2021. Public comments are accepted via email at: HanditranOperations@arlingtontx.gov and postal mail at: 1101 W. Main St. Arlington, TX, 76013.