Office of Civil Rights

Upcoming Events:

NEW!  The Alameda County Public Works Agency  is offering a FREE workshop series for small & local construction contractors interested in breaking into public works contracting or growing their business in the public contracting sector.  To register for the series or find out more information please see the attached flyer.  BART Office of Civil Rights will be presenting at the October 11, 2014 workshop "Pursuing Contracting Opportunities."

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