DOT is committed to increasing contracting opportunities for M/WBE firms and to providing support to help them become successful agency contractors. DOT’s designated M/WBE Officer will continue to oversee these efforts.
Strategic Plan 2016 Initiative
Related OneNYC Initiative
Short-Term Milestones (by end of 2017)
DOT will participate in six outreach events to foster networking between Prime Contractors and the M/WBE community.
DOT attended six outreach events in 2017 to foster networking between Prime Contractors and the M/WBE community, and will continue to attend these events in the future.
DOT will host six Networking Opportunities for the M/WBE community.
DOT hosted nine Networking Opportunities for the M/WBE community in 2017.
DOT will require divisions to submit memos outlining their M/WBE outreach for all small purchases.
DOT's Chief Contracting Officer now requires that M/WBE outreach be documented for all micro purchases by the agency.
Medium-Term Milestones (by end of 2021)
DOT will continue its outreach to M/WBE firms.
DOT will continue to identify opportunities for M/WBE participation.
DOT will continue to increase the share of contracts and subcontracts awarded to M/WBE firms.