In accordance with 49 CFR Part 26, The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC), OFFICE OF TRANSPORTATION DELIVERY, anticipates an overall utilization goal of 3.2 percent for Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) in the Federal Rural Transit Program and applicable KYTC Capital Programs funded by the USDOT/Federal Transit Administration for the next three (3) Federal Fiscal Years beginning October 1, 2016 through September 30, 2019.
The goal and the basis for establishing the goal are available for public inspection from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, at the Office of Transportation Delivery, 3rd Floor, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Office Building, 200 Mero St, Frankfort, KY 40622, for 30 days following the date of this notice.
Comments may be sent to the above address and will be accepted for 30 days from the date of this notice. Please contact Branch Manager Tabitha Martin or Project Manager Tara Walker at (502) 564-7433 at the Office of Transportation Delivery/Kentucky Transportation Cabinet with any questions. Comments may also be sent during the 30 day comment period to the USDOT/Federal Transit Administration at the address listed below:
Regional Civil Rights Officer
Office of Civil Rights, FTA Region IV
230 Peachtree Street, NW, Suite 1400
Atlanta, GA 30303
Public Transit Disadvantaged Business Enterprise
Public Meeting Notice
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet/Office of Transportation Delivery (OTD) is establishing a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program in accordance with regulations of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), 49 CFR Part 26. The OTD receives Federal financial assistance from the Department of Transportation/Federal Transit Administration, and as a condition of receiving this assistance, OTD has signed an assurance that it will comply with 49 CFR Part 26. It is the policy of the OTD to ensure that DBEs, as defined in Part 26, have an equal opportunity to receive and participate in USDOT-assisted contracts for public transit services.
In order to increase the involvement of Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) and small businesses with public transit services, the Kentucky Public Transit Association (KPTA), in conjunction with the Office of Transportation Delivery/Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, will hold a public forum to discuss issues affecting both public transit, DBE/Small Business Firms. We will discuss the new anticipated DBE goal and the basis for establishing the goal. The forum will be held on July 8, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. EST at the transit offices of the Federated Transportation Services of the Bluegrass, Inc. (FTSB). FTSB is located at 2308 Frankfort Court, Lexington, KY 40501.
If you have any questions or reasonable accommodations are needed for persons with disabilities or persons with Limited English Proficiency, please contact:
Pam Shepherd, Executive Director, Federation Transportation Services of the Bluegrass, Inc. at (859) 233-0066 or, Tara Walker, Internal Policy Analyst III, Office of Transportation Delivery/Kentucky Transportation Cabinet at (502) 564-7433.