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For questions pertaining to the notice, please contact CAT at 434-970-3649.

Charlottesville Area Transit Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Goal

In accordance with the U.S. Department of Transportation requirements set forth in 49 C.F.R., Part 26, as amended, Charlottesville Area Transit hereby notifies the public that it will continue utilizing an overall Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goal of 5.7% for the applicable goods and services procured by the agency. This goal was set and approved for the period beginning October 1, 2016 and ending September 30, 2019. 

Information and written comments pertaining to this goal and a description of how it was selected is available for inspection by the public for 30 calendar days following the publication date of this notice – public inquiry and inspection ends formerly on June 12, 2018. The public may request information on CAT’s DBE goal and methodology from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the City of Charlottesville Procurement and Risk Management Services Division, 325 4th Street NW, Charlottesville, VA. 

Comments are for informational purposes only, and may be sent to the DBE Liaison Officer, Jennifer Stieffenhofer, 325 4th Street NW, Charlottesville, VA, 22903 or emailed to her at, and/or to the Regional Civil Rights Officer, Federal Transit Administration, 1760 Market Street, Suite 500, Philadelphia, PA 19103. Businesses may contact the City of Charlottesville’s DBE Liaison, Jennifer Stieffenhofer, at (434) 970-3860 or at for more information on contracting opportunities and on becoming a certified DBE vendor through the Virginia Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity at   All DBE firms are encouraged to participate in City of Charlottesville contracts. Information is also available at

Charlottesville Area Transit Program of Projects

CAT’s Fiscal Year 2019 Program of Projects will be posted on or before July 1, 2018.