Office of Civil Rights

Upcoming Events:

You are cordially invited to attend the Northern California Transit Agencies Vendor Fair Wednesday, September 17, 2014 from 9:00a.m. to 4:00p.m.  This event will take place at 300 Lakeside Drive, 2nd Floor Concourse, Oakland, CA 94612. Please see attached flyer for all the details!

Please come visit the BART Office of Civil Rights table on Friday, September 19, 2014 from 10:00a.m. to 2:00p.m. at the Bay Area Business Round Table Business Expo Workshop located at The Executive Inn & Suites, 1755 Embarcadro Cove, Oakland, CA 94606.

New! The Business Outeach Committee is hosting a "Meet the Primes" outreach event Tuesday, October 7, 2014 from 8:30a.m. to 1:00p.m. at the Santa Clara Valley Transit Authority (VTA) located at 3331 North First Street, San Jose, CA 95134.  Check out the attached flyer for all the specifics!

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