Socio Economic Programs

In accordance with USDOT 49 CFR Part 26, U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) 13 CFR Part 121, and the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) Board of Directors, WMATA administer three small business certifications programs that encourage participation in our agency's contracting opportunities:

  1. Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program
  2. Small Business Enterprise (SBE) Program
  3. Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) Program; Small Business Program (SBP); Micro-Business Program (MBP) 

Mandatory Prompt Payment Reporting

Effective October 1, 2019 Prime Contractors and DBE Subcontractors must enter their payment data in the WMATA Supplier Portal by the 10th if every month.