2015 Draft Disparity Study Complete
Draft Disparity Study that examined the overall DBE goal for FHWA-, FTA- and
FAA-funded contracts is complete. Keen Independent compiled data about
availability of DBEs and other firms through interviews with more than 6,200
businesses in Arizona. Only businesses reporting their qualifications and
interest in ADOT and local agency transportation-related prime contracts and
subcontracts were included in the final analyses. Keen Independent also
collected detailed information about prime contracts and subcontracts for 13,667
FHWA-, FTA-, FAA- and state-funded contracts from July 2007 through June 2013.
The Draft Disparity Study was released for
public comment on June 8, 2015. The report can be found here.