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Date Title Description
4/23/2014 DBE Goals and Methodology Webinar for Region IV Grantees (with facilitated Q&A in Spanish)

This webinar is focused on the development of DBE Goals. This is webinar is primarily for FTA Grantees in Puerto Rico that have triennial DBE Goal & Methodology due on August 1, 2014 and for new DBE Liaison Officers. Anyone wishing to attend this webinar, to be presented in English with Q & A in Spanish, is welcome to participate.

El dia miércoles 23 de Abril a la 1PM EST, FTA Región IV presentará un “Webinar” enfocado en el “Desarrollo de Metas DBE” (DBE Goal & Methodology). El “Webinar” será en inglés. Sin embargo, proveeremos tiempo para dialogar y responder a sus preguntas en español. Vamos a tener una invitada especial de West Palm Beach, la Srta. Claudia Salazar, de la agencia PalmTran quien cuenta con amplia experiencia con este tema.

Los requisitos de “DBE Goal & Methodology” aplican solamente a agencias que reciben fondos de FTA para la planificación, mejoras de capital y / o asistencia para la operación de más $ 250,000 en un año fiscal federal (excluyendo las compras de vehículos de tránsito) los cuales se puedan adjudicar a contratos principales para DBEs (49 CFR Part 26.21).

  • Fecha: Miércoles, 23 de abril
  • Hora: 1 pm

Line para la tele-conferencia

  • Audio: 1-877-336-1839
  • Código de Acceso: 1915868

Enlace para el Webinar

This FTA site has DBE Three Year-Goal Setting Submission Schedules

Por favor comuníquese conmigo si tiene preguntas o desea más información.

5/7/2014 Buy America Transit Supply Chain Connectivity Forum
  • Purpose: The purpose of the Transit Supply Chain Connectivity Forum is to bring larger transit Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and Tier 1 Suppliers of transit vehicles, such as buses and paratransit vehicles, together with smaller, qualified and interested U.S. manufacturers together in an effort to facilitate the use of a higher percentage of domestic suppliers in transit products and systems that will be funded, in whole or in part, with U.S. taxpayer dollars.

  • Location: Kansas City Marriott Downtown and Convention Center

    Downtown and Convention Center
    200 W. 12th Street
    Kansas City, MO 64105

  • Website: For additional information on the forum, please see
    /BuyAmericaTransitSupplyChain /tabid/760/Default.aspx
    . For additional information on the interagency agreement between the Federal Transit Administration and the National Institute of Standards and Technology Manufacturing Extension Partnership, please see  and

6/18/2014 - 6/21/2014 Iowa Public Transit Association

2014 Annual Meeting and Rodeo
Radisson Hotel
Davenport, Iowa

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7/8/2014 - 7/10/2014 Nebraska Association of Transportation Providers Managers Workshop

North Platte, Nebraska

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8/3/2014 - 8/5/2014 Missouri Public Transit Association

Renaissance St. Louis Grand Hotel
St. Louis, MO

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8/11/2014 - 8/13/2014 Kansas Public Transit Association Annual Meeting

Doubletree by Hilton (at the airport)
Wichita, Kansas

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11/4/2014 - 11/6/2014 Tennessee Public Transportation Association Annual Conference & Expo

Knoxville, Tennessee
Knoxville Convention Center
Visit for more info.

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