ODOT Disparity Study Public Stakeholder Meetings Posted on June 19, 2019 by Karla Holland ODOT will host a series of public meetings this summer regarding the Disparity Study update The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT)’s Office of Civil Rights will hold informational meetings to present the 2019 Disparity Study Update findings and recommendations for the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program. ODOT proposes an overall DBE goal for its Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) funded contracting of 15.37% for federal fiscal years (FFYs) 2020 through 2022. ODOT estimates 4.73% of the overall goal can be achieved through race- and gender-neutral participation on ODOT projects and the remaining 10.64% of the overall goal will need to be met through the use of race- and gender-conscious contract goals. For more information about the study, contact Jen Gray-O’Connor, 503-358-7617, or send comments to OCRPrograms@odot.state.or.us. To learn more about the study, click here. The 2019 Disparity Study can be found here. Salem Event Details Date: Tuesday June 25 Time: 3–5 pm Location: Oregon Department of Forestry, Tillamook Room, 2600 State St, Salem, OR 97310 Portland Event Details Date: Thursday June 27 Time: 4–6 pm Location: Oregon Association of Minority Entrepreneurs, Large Conference Room, 731 N. Hayden Meadows Dr., Portland OR 97217 Bend Event Details Date: Wednesday, July 10 Time: 4–6 pm Location: ODODT Region 4 Headquarters, Diamond Lake Conference Room, 63055 N Highway 97, Bend, OR 97701 Roseburg Event Details Date: Thursday, July 11 Time: 4–6 pm Location: ODOT Region 3 Headquarters, Training Center, 3500 NW Steward Parkway, Roseburg, OR 97470 ODOT provides a safe and reliable multimodal transportation system that connects people and helps Oregon’s communities and economy thrive.