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|October 1, 2021||Need to Procure a Small Business? There’s an App for That||
The app features a map of Virginia that shows the locations of vendors that match whatever keyword you plug in. We tested it with the search term “concrete” and were shown a busy constellation ...Read more
|September 30, 2021||Washington State to Virtual Hold Open House for Highway Contractors||
The Washington Department of Transportation (WSDOT) announced the open house would be an opportunity for contractors to network and “learn about upcoming work in King, Snohomish, Skagit, Whatcom ...Read more
|September 28, 2021||$30m Contract Awarded for BART Expansion Environmental Services||
According to the Link21 program’s website, “Link21 and its partner agencies aim to connect urban and intercity rail throughout the Northern California Megaregion, as envisioned by the Californi ...Read more
|September 10, 2021||Boston Mayor Launches New Tools to Aid Supplier Diversity||
“I am excited to introduce a suite of new tools to help minority-owned business enterprises thrive,” Mayor Janey said. “I believe entrepreneurship is a proven pathway to wealth creation. As M ...Read more
|August 17, 2021||SBA is Working With Congress to Codify Biden’s Raised DBE Goals|
|August 13, 2021||New Orleans Convention Center Must Vote Again on Contract Bids||
The development follows challenges from bidders who did not secure the contract for hundreds of millions in upgrades to the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.
Allegations of irregularities i ...Read more
|August 12, 2021||Study Says Public Private Partnerships Have Higher DBE Participation||
Researchers at the University of Maryland’s A. James Clark School of Engineering published a study recently by professor Qingbin Cui and doctoral student Kinqi Zhang in the journal Transportation ...Read more
|August 3, 2021||Louisiana Breaks Ground on $760m Levee Project||
Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards led a groundbreaking ceremony, officiating the launch of the project on Monday, July 26.
The levee will run from the Bonnet Carre Spillway to the Mississip ...Read more
|July 30, 2021||Major $1.3b NYC Project Returned to Sender Over M/WBE Shortfalls||
“The Comptroller’s Office has conducted a thorough review and engaged with the City through a series of questions and answers to determine compliance with all applicable rules and regulations p ...Read more
|July 29, 2021||Infrastructure Bill Passes Major Hurdle With Bipartisan Support||
The US Senate voted on Wednesday to start debating the roughly $1 trillion infrastructure package, a longtime and key component of the Biden Administration’s agenda.
The current iteration o ...Read more