Office of Civil Rights

Upcoming Events:

01RQ-120 Construction of the Hayward Maintenance Complex (HMC) Project Site, Track, and Systems. The estimated value of this contract is $22,000,000 to $26,000,000.  BART has placed a 25% DBE Goal on this project.

The San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) Office of Civil Rights (OCR) will hold a Matchmaking Session for this contract at 1029 Whipple Road Hayward, CA, 94544 on November 19, 2014 immediately following the Pre-Bid Meeting and Site Tour. 

9:00-10:30 Pre-Bid Meeting
11:00-12:30 Site Tour
12:30 Lunch (provided)
1:00-3:00 Matchmaking Session

Please RSVP to the Matchmaking Event at with your company name, attendees names, and preferred email address. Please remember to bring your business card and a company portfolio!


Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program

DBE Policy Statement

Changes to DBE Federal Regulations and BART DBE Program

BART DBE Program

BART DBE Program Appendices

Denial and Removal Procedure

Uniform Certification Application for DBEs 

Request for Annual Update of DBE Certification

DBE Out-of-State Application

Other related links

Download the Small Business Entity Certification Application

BART's list of Certified SBE and MSBE Firms

Non-Discrimination Program

Non-Discrimination Program for Subcontracting

Checklist for Document Submittal (M/WBE Certification)

Download Application for M/WBE Certification

BART's list of Certified MWBE Firms


Small Business (SB) Program

   Small Business Program for Non-Federal Funded Contracts

   Small Business Certification Determination & Procedures

   Small Business Certification Reciprocity Program

   Department of General Services 

   Summary of Small Business Opportunity Plan from July 26, 2012, Board of Directors Meeting


Availability and Utilization Study

Download a copy of BART's Availability and Utilization Study.  For questions regarding the Study, contact Maceo Wiggins at mwiggin@bart,gov or 510-464-7194.

BART Environmental Justice Policy

           Download a copy of BART's Environmental Justice Policy