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Orange County Transportation Authority


Orange County Transportation Authority




09-30-2024 at 12:00:00


550 S. Main Street, Orange, CA, 92863


Orange County Transportation Authority


Orange County Transportation Authority


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550 S. Main Street, Orange, CA, 92863


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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Orange County Transportation Authority, (herein referred to as “OCTA”) has established a Proposed Overall Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Goal of 11% for Federal Fiscal Years (FFYs) 2022/2024. OCTA proposes to meet 5% of the goal through the use of race-neutral measures and the remaining 6% through the use of race-conscious measures. The DBE goal is applicable to FTA-assisted contracts scheduled to be solicited and awarded during the period of October 1, 2021 through September 30, 2024.

OCTA’s Proposed Overall Goal and its rationale (developed in response to DOT’s Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program Regulations published under Title 49 CFR Part 26) are available for inspection and public review for thirty (30) days following the date of this Notice on OCTA’s website at

OCTA will accept public comments for thirty (30) days from the date of this Notice, at the address below:

Orange County Transportation Authority 550 S. Main Street, Orange, CA 92863

Attn: Laura Foster, DBE Specialist – Phone: (714) 560-5621

Comments may also be forwarded to the Regional Civil Rights Officer, U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Transportation Administration, Region IX, 201 Mission Street, Suite 2210, San Francisco, California 94105-1800.

To further support the public participation process, OCTA will also be hosting a virtual Public Consultation Meeting. This meeting is designed to facilitate receiving input from OCTA’s contracting community, stakeholders, which include minority and women business groups, community organizations, trade associations and other officials or organizations that may have information concerning the availability of disadvantaged businesses and comments on OCTA’s proposed DBE overall goal and corresponding methodology. The Meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. To access the meeting please utilize the following link: Click Here to Join the Meeting.

Upon request, materials can be provided in alternate languages, language translation can also be made available. All requests for reasonable accommodations must be made at least three working days (72 hours) in advance of the scheduled meeting date.

Pia Veesapen
DBE Liaison Officer

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