Civil Rights

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), Office of Civil Rights (OCR) is dedicated to increasing the participation of Small Business (SB), Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE), and Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE) firms in both Federal and State contracting and procurement.

Caltrans’ Federal Highway Administration Program (FHWA) DBE goal for Federal Fiscal Years (FFYs) 2022-2024 is 22.2% . The goal is expected to be achieved in proportions of 18.3 % Race-Gender Conscious Measures and 3.9% Race-Gender Neutral Measures. Also, Caltrans’ Federal Transit Administration (FTA) DBE goal for FFYs 2019-2022 is 4.6%. The FTA DBE goal is expected to be achieved in proportions of 0.2 % Race-Gender Conscious Measures and 4.4% Race-Gender Neutral Measures.

OCR ensures non-discrimination in the execution of contracts and promotes positive external customer relations. Contact Civil Rights