The Gateway Development Commission (GDC) administers a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program in accordance with 49 CFR Part 26: Participation by Disadvantaged Business Enterprises in U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Programs, as a condition of financial assistance from DOT.

Click here to view the GDC’s Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program Plan. 

FFY 2024-2026 Proposed DBE Goal for FTA-Assisted Contracts 

As a direct recipient of U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Federal Transportation Administration (FTA) federal funds, GDC developed its Overall DBE Goal for federal fiscal years (FFY) 2024-2026. The Overall DBE Goal impacts FTA-assisted contracts solicited and awarded from October 1, 2023, to September 30, 2026. The 20.07% DBE Overall Goal will be implemented utilizing a combination of race-neutral and race-conscious measures. 

Click here to view the Overall Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Goal Methodology for Federal Fiscal Years (FFYs) 2024/2026. 

Upon request, materials can be provided in Spanish.  


Contact the DBE Team at the Gateway Development Commission

Robin Murray, Special Advisor, Diversity and Civil Rights, 
rmurray@gatewayprogram.org