Office of Civil Rights

The Office of Civil Rights (OCR) implements programs and services for Caltrain and SamTrans in the areas of Small and Small Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (SBE and DBE) Programs, Title VI, Labor Compliance and Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO). OCR is located at the San Mateo County Transit District Office in San Carlos.


Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) Goal Notification

Effective Date:  August 5, 2022

In accordance with requirements of the U.S. Department of Transportation as set forth in 49 CFR Part 26, the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board (Caltrain) hereby notifies the public that it intends to establish an overall goal of 13.58% participation by Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs) for federal fiscal years 2023-2025.  

For information and the submission of comments pertaining to this proposed DBE goal can be requested by contacting compliance@samtrans.com for up to 30 days after the publication of this notice.    

弱势企业 (DBE) 目标通知

生效日期:2022 年 8 月 5 日

根据美国《联邦法典》第 49 编第 26 节载明的美国交通部规定,半岛走廊联合权力委员会 (Caltrain) 特此通知公众,其总体目标计划将 2023-2025 联邦财政年度弱势企业 (DBE) 的参与度设定为 13.58%。

公众可在本通知发布后 30 天内联系 compliance@samtrans.com 索取关于这一拟议 DBE 目标的信息以及提交意见建议。

Not ificación de objetivo de Empresas comerciales en desventaja (DBE)

Fecha de entrada en vigor:  5 de agosto de 2022

De conformidad con los requisitos del Departamento de Transporte de EE.UU. establecidos en el Código de Reglamentos Federales (CFR) 49 Parte 26, la Junta de Poderes Conjuntos del Corredor de la Península (Caltrain) notifica por la presente que tiene la intención de establecer un objetivo global del 13.58%% de participación de Empresas comerciales en desventaja. 


Small and Small Disadvantaged Business Enterprise

Caltrain and SamTrans are committed to the participation of SBE and DBE in contracting opportunities. DBEs include small minority and women businesses. It is the policy of Caltrain and SamTrans to ensure nondiscrimination on the basis of race, color, sex or national origin in the award and administration of contracts. It is the intention of Caltrain and SamTrans to create a level playing field on which SBEs and DBEs can compete fairly for contracts and subcontracts relating to construction, procurement and professional services. For more information on SBE and DBE programs, visit the SBE/DBE page.

Title VI

Caltrain and SamTrans operate their programs and services without regard to race, color or national origin in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Both agencies are committed to complying with the requirements of Title VI in all of its federally funded programs and activities. For information visit the Caltrain Title VI program page.

Labor Compliance

Caltrain and SamTrans require contractors to comply with all prevailing wage laws and related public works requirements. For more information, visit the labor compliance page.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)

OCR oversees the EEO Program for SamTrans employees. For information about jobs at SamTrans, visit the jobs page.