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Disadvantaged Bus​​​iness Enterprise (DBE) Resources​

As a recipient of Fede​ral Transit Administration (FTA) funding, the City of Phoenix provides the following resource information for DBEs.

Phoenix Public Transit updates its Disadvantaged Business Enterprise goal every three years. 

Public Notice: Public Transit DBE Goal for Federal Fiscal Years 2024-202​6 (PDF) 

Aviso Público: Meta Trienal P​ara La Participación de Empresas Comerciales Desfavorecidas en los Años Fiscales Federales 2024-2026 (PDF) ​

Aug. 4, 2023 downloadable presentation (PDF) 

Video link to Aug. 4, 2023 presentation recording​​ 

Video link to Aug. 23, 2023 presentation recording​​​


Public Hea​ring Aug. 23, 2023

Phoenix Public Transit Department 

​Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Goal

The City of Phoenix Public Transit Department will host a second public hearing via Webex​ Wednesday, Aug. 23 at 10​ a.m.  

  • Join the online meeting Wednesday, Aug.​ 23​ via Webex
The proposed goal is 7.83% and all public comments must be submitted by close of business on Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2023. ​

Public Hea​ring Aug. 4, 2023

Phoenix Public Transit Department 

​Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Goal

The City of Phoenix Public Transit Department will host a public hearing via Webex​ Friday, Aug. 4 at 9 a.m.  

The purpose of this meeting is to provide an opportunity for public input on the department’s proposed Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Triennial Goal and Methodology.

The City of Phoenix is developing its fiscal years 2024-2026 Triennial (DBE) goal required by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), pursuant to Federal Regulation 49 CFR Part 26. The proposed goal is 7.83% and all public comments must be submitted by close of business on Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2023. 

The public may review and comment on the triennial goal for 30 days, and it is to be submitted to the FTA by Monday, Sept. 11, 2023.​  The goal may be accessed on this page or during normal business hours, at 302 N. 1st Ave., Floor 9, Phoenix, AZ 85003.

Direct comments/questions regarding the DBE Triennial goal to:

Valeria Williams, DBE Specialist

City of Phoenix Public Transit Department 

302 N. 1st Avenue, 9th Floor, Phoenix, AZ  85003 

(602) 534-2667 


DBE Certification

To learn more about becoming certified as a DBE you must apply online with one of the three Arizona Unified Certification Partners (AZUCP).

City of Phoenix - for all firms located in Maricopa County, AZ and for any firm seeking airport concession as a DBE (ACDBE).

City of Tucson - for all firms located in Pima County, AZ.

Arizona Department of Transportation - all firms located outside of Maricopa and Pima counties and any firm seeking interstate application.

Goods and Services

To become a vendor of goods and services for the city of Phoenix visit: https://www.phoenix.gov/finance/vendorsreg

For more information about business certification and upcoming networking events and informational workshops visit: phoenix.gov/eod/programs  or call 602-262-6790 or 602-534-1557

Construction and Design

For information on current construction opportunities, project interview/bid results and project sections visit: 


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Partner agency procurement opportunities

In addition to contracting opportunities with the city of Phoenix, there are other cities and agencies who receive FTA funds through the city of Phoenix. You are encouraged to contact each subrecipeint directly to learn about their current procurement opportunities. Click on any of the images below to go directly to their respective procurement website.

Avondale logo
Buckeye logo

Chandler logo
El Mirago logo
Gilbert logo
Glendale logo
Goodyear logo
Guadalupe logo
Maricopa Association of Governments logo
Mesa logo
Peoria logo
Scottsdale logo
Surprise logo
Tempe logo
Tolleson logo
Valley Metro logo

Other recipients of federal funds include:

Maricopa County logoArizona Department of Transportation logo