CALTRANS 2021 Disparity Study and Public Comment Forums

August 26, 2021 5:19 PM | Ben Au (Administrator)

Caltrans is pleased to announce the release of its 2021 Disparity Study report and proposed overall Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goal and methodology for federal fiscal years 2022-2024. Documentation is now available for review on the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) website; please click HERE to access the website.


Caltrans 2021 Disparity Study analyzed potential DBE availability and utilization in its Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) funded contracts. Based on the study results, Caltrans proposed overall DBE goal for for federal fiscal years 2022-2024 will be 22.2 percent (22.2%).


Caltrans will host a series of virtual public comment meetings from August 20 to September 1, 2021 to provide a forum for interested parties to provide feedback regarding the proposed overall DBE goal and methodology. Caltrans will incorporate comments into its overall DBE goal and methodology submission; they may also be used to improve the effectiveness of the Caltrans DBE program.


Please visit to register. If you are unable to attend a virtual public comment forum, you may submit written comments no later than 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 1, 2021 via the following ways:

  • Email:
  • Mail: Caltrans Office of Civil Rights, MS-79, Attn Disparity Study, 1823 14th Street, Sacramento, CA 95811

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