About California Department of Transportation (CalTrans)

Caltrans manages more than 50,000 miles of California’s highway and freeway lanes, provides inter-city rail services, permits more than 400 public-use airports and special-use hospital heliports and works with local agencies.

Caltrans carries out its mission of improving mobility across California with six primary programs:

  • Aeronautics
  • Highway Transportation
  • Mass Transportation
  • Transportation Planning
  • Administration
  • and the Equipment Service Center.

The department has been active in moving the people and commerce of California for more than 100 years from a loosely connected web of footpaths and rutted wagon routes to the sophisticated system that today serves the transportation needs of more than 30 million residents.

Learn more about Caltrans.

CalTrans OBEO- Office of Business & Economic Opportunity

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), Office of Business & Economic Opportunity (OBEO) is dedicated to increasing the participation of small business (SB), disadvantaged business enterprise (DBE) and disabled veteran business enterprises (DVBE) firms in both Federal and State contracting and procurement. The OBEO ensures non-discrimination in the execution of contracts and promotes positive external customer relations.

  • Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program (DBE)
    Federal Program

    Caltrans is committed to an overall Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goal of 12.5 percent on its federal-funded projects based upon a race-neutral and race-conscious methodology.

  • Small Business (SB)
    Disabled Veterans Business Enterprise (DVBE)
    State Programs

    Caltrans is committed to increasing the economic opportunity and development of Small Business (SB) and Disabled Veteran Business Enterprises (DVBE) within the State of California. Caltrans is committed to an SB participation goal of 25% and DVBE goal of 5% on State funded contracts and procurement opportunities.

Learn more about Caltrans OBEO.

Caltrans DPAC- Division of Procurement & Contracts

Caltrans’ Division of Procurement and Contracts provides services in the areas of procurement, publications, warehousing, service contracts, architectural and engineering contracts, minor public works contracts (under $250,000) and all emergency force account contracts for phase one emergencies that immediately restore services.

Learn more about Caltrans’ DPAC Small Business (SB) or Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Certifications.

Contact Caltrans.

LBA/LBA-Institute Supplier Diversity Boot Camp Training Program

The Latin Business Association, in collaboration with its sister-organization the Latin Business Association Institute proudly present the LBA/LBA-Institute Supplier Diversity Boot Camp Training Program, a comprehensive, seven-week course designed to provide business owners the knowledge and tools they need to become certified, qualified for and able to successfully obtain diverse contract opportunities!

Read about the 2012 LBA/LBA-Institute Supplier Diversity Boot Camp Training Program, which took place June 2 through July 14, 2012,

and watch for future announcements regarding upcoming
LBA/LBA-Institute Supplier Diversity
Boot Camp Training Programs for 2013!