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Riders' Alert: 

  • Happy Thanksgiving! There will be No Service on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 28, 2019.
  • Ride the FREE Shoppers Special Shuttle service running on weekends between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Check out the schedule here.
  • Spread the joy this holiday season. Donate a gift item at the Stuff-A-Bus on Dec. 13, 2019 at the Del Amo Fashion Center.
  • Bus Stops Closure: Carson St. at East Del Amo Circle until further notice. Click here for details.
  • Say goodbye to Metro tokens. Last day to use is Friday, November 29, 2019. Click here for more information.

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)

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Torrance Transit System (Torrance Transit) is required to develop and submit a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Overall Goal for DBE participation as a condition of receiving federal assistance, pursuant to Section 1101 of the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century; 49 CFR Part 26 “Participation by Disadvantaged Business Enterprises in U.S. Department of Transportation Programs”; and the Federal Transportation Administration (FTA) Master Agreement. 

Torrance Transit is committed to providing a fair and level playing field with regard to contracting and employment opportunities. Torrance Transit establishes goals, evaluates bids and specifications to identify potential barriers to participation by Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs) and monitors contracts to ensure the contractors meet their commitments to utilizing listed firms.

After careful consideration of the above and other relevant factors, particularly, Torrance Transit’s historical DBE attainments and its unique contracting program, Torrance Transit’s Overall DBE Goal is presently 6%.

 

Torrance Transit DBE Plan  (revised 5/9/17)

Torrance Transit DBE Plan (revised 8/14/18)

 

DBE Community Letter - 2018

DBE - Public Notice 2018

 

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