In accordance with U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) requirements set forth in 49 CFR Part 26, America CRRC Tangshan Rolling Stock LLC, a Transit Vehicle Manufacturer pursuing FTA-funded rail car contracts in the USA, hereby proposes an overall goal of 7.03% percent for Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) participation in contracting opportunities, Fiscal Year 2018. The DBE goal, along with the description of how the goal was developed, is available for public review and comment from 8:30a.m. to 5:00p.m., Monday through Friday, for 30 days following the date of this notice. America CRRC Tangshan Rolling Stock LLC will also accept written comments on this goal for 45 days following the date of this notice via mail to DBE Liaison Officer, America CRRC Tangshan Rolling Stock LLC at 1889 Preston White Drive, Suite 202, Reston, VA 20191; via email to dbecomments@CRRC-TS.com. America CRRC Tangshan Rolling Stock LLC encourages qualified DBE/MBE/WBEs in the rail transit manufacturing industry to submit their qualifications and areas of expertise by email to DBE Liaison Officer at dbecomments@CRRC-TS.com.
Founded in 1971 on the campus of Howard University in Washington, DC, the Conference Of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO) was created to provide a forum for minority professionals in the transportation industry.