Welcome to Metro Connect, our commitment to small business success. This site is designed to give small businesses like yours a direct route to working and growing with Metro.
Click on the links to the right to access tools and resources that are designed to support your business’ growth, such as networking events, an online Toolkit, and certification information. You can also view current contracting opportunities, or visit the 12-Month Look Ahead page to see future opportunities.
Not sure where to start? Check out the Six Steps to Doing Business with Metro and register as a vendor to stay connected.
Come grow with us.
Why does Metro invest in working with small businesses? We know from experience that the ingenuity, risk-taking and skills of small businesses are propelling the region’s economic development. Here at Metro, we need small businesses to help build, operate and maintain our fast-growing transportation system.
Using the resources on this site, we hope you learn more about how our small and disadvantaged business certifications can open the door to greater opportunities for you.
- Networking & Workshops
- WIN-LA Program Interest Form
- Women Build Metro LA Symposium
- Small Business Prime Program
- Metro Connect Toolkit
- 2017 TBAC Calendar
- Meeting Agenda Archives
- Disparity Study
- Find Your NAICS Code
- Search the Small Business Enterprise Database
- Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor Design/Build DBE Monthly Reports
- Walsh/Shea Corridor Constructors
FTA DBE Program
FHWA DBE Program
Amended Metro's FFY2016-FFY2018 Overall DBE Goal (Revised 1-31-2017)
New DBE & SBE Initiatives
Executive Officer, DEOD
Tashai R. Smith
Deputy Executive Officer, DEOD
Dr. Irma Licea
Director, Finance, Certification & Business Development
Regional Manager, Strategic Business & Construction Career Resources
Metro intends to establish a Medium-Size Business Enterprise Program (click to get info).
Metro has reviewed and considered all comments received for the Medium-Sized Business Enterprise Program. Public Comment Response, please find Metro’s response to all comments received.
Thank you for your participation and continued partnership in helping Metro implement this important program. Metro intends to launch this pilot program in the Fall of 2016.