Public Meeting for the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program’s Overall Goals on the South Capitol Street Corridor Project – Phase 1

Apr 05, 2016 | Posted in Press Releases, Project Updates
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(Washington, DC)- The District Department of Transportation (DDOT), in accordance with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 26, announces a public meeting to receive comments on the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program’s overall goals on the South Capitol Street Corridor Project – Phase 1.

The draft report can be viewed at the following link on DDOT’s website, http://ddot.dc.gov/page/south-capitol-street-corridor-project-frederick-douglass-memorial-bridge

A public meeting will be held at DDOT’s offices at 55 M Street, SE, Room 439 on Thursday, April 14, 2016 at 1:30 PM to solicit comments regarding the establishment of the DBE Program’s overall goals for the South Capitol Street Corridor Project – Phase 1. We encourage all interested parties to attend the forum to express their views.

DDOT will accept comments from the public until 4:45 pm on Monday, May 2, 2016. All comments should be submitted in writing to the attention of Delmar Lytle, AWI/South Capitol Street Program Manager, District Department of Transportation, 55 M Street, SE, Fourth Floor, Washington, DC  20003. Comments can also be made via email to ddot.awi@dc.gov. Please contact Brandon Cooper, AWI Public Information Specialist at (202) 741-8528 for questions concerning this notice.

What:             South Capitol Street Corridor Project – Phase 1 Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program’s Overall Goals Public Meeting

When:            Thursday, April 14, 2016 at 1:30 PM

Where:          55 M Street, SE, Room 439, Washington DC  20003

For information about DDOT’s Office of Civil Rights please visit http://ddot.dc.gov/service/civil-rights-program-and-services.

Do you need assistance to participate?

If you need special accommodations, please contact Cesar Barreto at (202) 671-2829 or Cesar.Barreto@dc.gov 72 hours in advance of the meeting. If you need language assistance services (translation or interpretation), please contact Karen Randolph at (202) 671-2620 or Karen.Randolph@dc.gov 72 hours in advance of the meeting. These services will be provided free of charge.

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The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) is committed to ensuring that no person is excluded from participation in, or denied the benefits of, its projects, programs, activities, and services on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, or disability as provided by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act and other related statutes.

In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code sec. 2-1401.01 et seq. (Act), the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived: race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, familial status, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, disability, source of income, status as a victim of an intrafamily offense, or place of residence or business.  Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which is prohibited by the Act.  In addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act.  Discrimination in a violation of the Act will not be tolerated.  Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.

If you need special accommodations or language assistance services (translation or interpretation) please contact Cesar Barreto at 202-671-2829 or Cesar.Barreto@dc.gov five days in advance of the meeting.  If you need language assistance services (translation or interpretation), please contact Karen Randolph at 202-671-2620 or Karen.Randolph@dc.gov five days in advance of the meeting. These services will be provided free of charge.