Environmental Justice / Title VI / Disadvantage Business Enterprise (DBE) Policy

Title VI


Policy & Complaint Procedure

The Winston-Salem Urban Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) complies with all federal laws that prohibit discrimination in programs, services and activities that receive federal funding assistance through the MPO.

The MPO has developed a formal complaint procedure for anyone who believes he or she has been mistreated or subjected to discrimination in programs, services and activities that receive federal funding assistance through the MPO.

Title VI Policy 

It is the policy of the City of Winston-Salem, the Winston-Salem Metropolitan Planning Organization and the Winston-Salem Transit Authority to ensure that no person shall, on the grounds of race, color, or national origin be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program or activity as provided by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987, and any other related non-discrimination Civil Rights laws and authorities.

Disadvantage Business Enterprise (DBE)


The City of Winston-Salem, the Winston-Salem Urban Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (WSUAMPO), and the Winston-Salem Transit Authority (WSTA) have established a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program in accordance with regulations of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), 49 CFR Part 26.  The City of Winston-Salem has received Federal assistance, City of Winston-Salem has signed an assurance that it will comply with 49 CFR Part 26.  

NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS ENTERPRISE PROGRAM (DBE) GOAL FOR City of Winston-Salem, Winston- Salem Transit Authority and the Winston- Salem Urban Area Metropolitan Organization hereby publish an overall goal for its Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program for FY 2020 – FY 2022. The proposed overall goal is 6.9% for all FTA funded projects in FY 2020 – FY 2022.

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