Worcester Regional Transit Authority


Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Goal

WRTA DBE Program Plan 2022

DBE Objective – Policy Statement – 2022


Legal Notice



Notice is hereby given that the Worcester Regional Transit Authority (WRTA) has proposed a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Participation Goal in accordance with U.S. Department of Transportation Regulations at 49 CFR Part 26.

WRTA’s proposed goal for the DBE Participation for Federal Fiscal Years 2021 – 2023 shall be one point twenty-two (1.22) percent of funds expended in U.S. Department of Transportation assisted contracts.

The proposed goal and description of the methodology used to determine the proposed goal are available for inspection upon request to the WRTA DBE Liaison. The proposed goal will be available for thirty (30) days following the date of publication of this notice. WRTA will accept comments on its proposed goal for thirty (30) days from the date of publication of this notice. Comments may be sent to the WRTA or the Federal Transit Administration at the following addresses.

Date published: Thursday, February 4, 2021

Worcester Regional Transit Authority
Nick Burnham, DBE Liaison, Grants and Compliance Manager
60 Foster Street
Worcester, MA 01608

FTA Region 1
Civil Rights Officer
55 Broadway
Cambridge, MA 02142

Proposed FFY 2021-2023 DBE Goal Submission

FFY 2021-2023 DBE Flyer

Previous Events:

WRTA conducted a DBE Virtual Open House regarding our submission to the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for our proposed Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Triennial Goal for Federal Fiscal Years 2021 through 2023. Information about our capital contracting plans for the next three years were presented. Please find the presentation materials from the February 4, 2021 DBE Virtual Open House below.

FFY 2021-2023 DBE Virtual Open House Presentation

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