Building capital, expanding business networks, and attaining new skills and experience through increased USDOT contracts.
By providing technical assistance to small disadvantaged businesses, USDOT will help increase their understanding of how to navigate the USDOT contracting process, gain awareness of upcoming contract opportunities, and enhance their core competencies and skills—enabling them to more effectively compete for USDOT contracting opportunities and build wealth.
Key Performance Indicator
Increase U.S. DOT direct contract dollars to small disadvantaged businesses from 18.2% in FY 2021 to 22% by FY 2026.*
*This KPI was updated after the Equity Action Plan was finalized in January 2022
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