Business Diversity Programs

VTA’s Business Diversity Programs include the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program for federally funded projects and the Small Business Enterprise (SBE) program for state funded projects.

Through these diversity programs VTA assists certified businesses seeking construction, purchasing and professional services contracts.

obdp@vta.org
(408) 321-5962

Eastridge to BART Regional Connector Project Update

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Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program

It is the policy of the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority to ensure that Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) as defined in federal regulations at 49 CFR part 26 have the opportunity to participate in the performance of contracts and subcontracts financed with federal funds.

VTA’s DBE Program Goals

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program Overall Triennial Goal and Methodology Federal Fiscal Years 2023 – 2025

VTA’s Public Participation Meetings for FTA Triennial and Bay Area Rapid Transit Silicon Valley Phase II Program Goal 2023-2025

Assistance in Filling out a DBE Application

  • Norcal PTAC helps with bids, proposals, workshops and webinars.

info@norcalptac.org
www.norcalptac.org
(707) 826-3916

  • DBE certification webinar, presented by the certifying agency members of the California Unified Certification Program (CUCP)
Small Business Enterprise Program

It is the policy of the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority to ensure that Small Business Enterprises (SBEs) as defined in federal regulations at 13 CFR part 121 have the opportunity to participate in the performance of contracts and subcontracts financed with state/local funds.

Search for SBEs​

VTA has reciprocity with Department of General Services. Search the Department of General Services' SB/DVBE database, or search the VTA database.

Resources
OBDP Staff

Remi Awosanya - Compliance Manager

Stella Becerra - OBDP Manager

408-321-7534 - stella.becerra@vta.org

Vishal Jha - Sr. SBE/DBE Program Analyst (BART Phase II)

Anne Baltao - OBDP Management Analyst

Jennifer Mena - OBDP Management Analyst

Amanuel Teweldu - OBDP Program Analyst

Catherine Sarcos - OBDP Program Analyst

Nassif Basma - Office Specialist II

Small and Disadvantaged Enterprise Compliance Reporting System

Complete an online application, manage your certifications and monitor changes to your profile.

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