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    African American Heritage Month Celebration - Small Business Day

    The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) will host a Small Business Day in celebration of African American Heritage Month. Other Federal agencies participating in this event are the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the U.S. Department of Commerce Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA).
  • Transportation

    Attention Contractors: Advisory Notice Regarding Suspected Phishing Emails

    Recently, there have been several spam emails fraudulently portraying that the emails were sent by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Office of the Senior Procurement Executive (OSPE) or other Departmental offices.
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    Northwest SBTRC Success Story

    Business success is usually measured in quantitative terms; that is, increases in revenues, profitability and the number of employees, or decreases in the costs of goods sold, overhead or debt. The numbers only tell part of the story. Success can also be measured in qualitative terms; that is, how the business benefitted its business owners, employees, customers and the community.
  • Northwest SBTRC Making an Impact

    Northwest SBTRC Making an Impact

    The Northwest Region Small Business Transportation Resource Center partnered with Sound Transit and the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) Business Center to provide a financial-focused workshop in Tukwila, Washington.
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    DOT Mentor Protégé Program

    The U.S Small Business Administration (SBA) recently approved the continuation of DOT’s Mentor Protégé Program until March 2024 pursuant to 13.C.F.R § 125.10. Effective immediately, the Department will be accepting Mentor Protégé Agreement (MPA) proposals. If you are interested to participate in our program or need additional information, please visit the program webpage at /
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