Office of Civil Rights

Seeking small business community to join BART's Business Advisory Council (BAC)

BART is seeking new members from the small business community, community-based organizations and trade organizations for its Business Advisory Council (BAC) for the 2017 to 2019 term. Members are involved in providing valuable feedback on BART’s contracting, services and procurement policies, programs and practices. Committee members serve a two (2) year period, on staggered terms. Meetings are typically held every two months from 10 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at District facilities.

If you are interested in serving on the BAC, please complete the attached application and include a cover letter describing your interest and submit to the Office of Civil Rights:  email:, fax:  510.874.7470.  Please contact Fernando Flores at 510.464.7503 if you have any questions.

Click here to download the application.


BART 2016 Disparity Study

Final 2016 Disparity Study Report Volume I: VI.BART Final Report.Volume I.1.12.2017.pdf

Final 2016 Disparity Study Report Volume II Appendices:  VII.BART Final Report.Volume II.1.12.2017.pdf

View the Disparity Study Presentation from Public Meetings in 2016: BART Disparity Study 11_2016 FIN.pdf   BARTPublic Info Disparity Study Presentation..12.1.2016 (004).pdf

For questions regarding the Study, please contact Ruby Smith, Program Manager II at or 510-464-6324.

Labor Compliance

Major Projects - Project Stabilization Agreement

Schedule A's - Collective Bargaining Agreements

The following is a list of collective bargaining agreements (or Schedule A's) from the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District's signatory unions to the Major Projects Project Stabilization Agreement. Updates to this section will be provided after receiving additional information from the unions.


Disadvantaged Business Enterprise

DBE Goal

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

Small Business Entity (SBE) Certification List as of June 05, 2017

Micro-Small Business Entity (MSBE) Certification List as of June 05, 2017

Non-Discrimination Program

Non-Discrimination Program for Subcontracting

Checklist for Document Submittal (M/WBE Certification)

Download Application for M/WBE Certification



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 Ruby Smith at or 510-464-6324.