Disadvantage Business Enterprise (DBE) Program

Purpose

The City of Winston-Salem, the Winston-Salem Urban Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (WSUAMPO), and the Winston-Salem Transit Authority (WSTA) have established a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program in accordance with regulations of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), 49 CFR Part 26.  The City of Winston-Salem has received Federal assistance, City of Winston-Salem has signed an assurance that it will comply with 49 CFR Part 26.

Plan/Policy

Disadvantage Business Enterprise (DBE) Program Policy

2020-2022 DBE Goal Notice

NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS ENTERPRISE PROGRAM (DBE) GOAL FOR City of Winston-Salem, Winston- Salem Transit Authority and the Winston- Salem Urban Area Metropolitan Organization hereby publish an overall goal for its Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program for FY 2020 – FY 2022. The proposed overall goal is 6.9% for all FTA funded projects in FY 2020 – FY 2022.

Methodology

Disadvantage Business Enterprise Goal Methodology

Eligibility Standards

To become certified as a DBE, a business must meet the eligibility standards established by the USDOT regulation 49 CFR Part 26. The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) certifies businesses as a DBE for the state of North Carolina. For certification applications or additional information about the certification process, please contact the North Carolina DOT's Contractual Services Unit at 919-707-4800 or visit their online resource.

Contact Us

For more information please email Marlene Davis or call 336-747-6875.