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METRO Launches Disparity Study to Examine Whether Minorities, Women, and other Small-owned Businesses Have Equal Access to Contracting Opportunities

Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (METRO) is pleased to announce the launch of its Disparity Study (Study) designed to determine how contracts are being awarded to ready, willing, and able market area businesses. METRO is sponsoring community meetings to inform the business community about their upcoming Study. All meetings are free and open to the public.

All businesses are encouraged to attend one of the virtual community meetings:

July 22, 20204 pmhttps://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_DkNaJb5eTASkGE1i37Gt7g
July 29, 202011 amhttps://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Fpx1PvXvS7qG7wzLXM2j-w

Business owners will have the opportunity to ask questions regarding the Study and learn about METRO’s upcoming contracting opportunities. To conduct the Study, METRO retained Mason Tillman Associates, Ltd., an Oakland, California based minority woman-owned public policy consulting firm. The firm has conducted over 140 Disparity Studies across the nation since 1990.

For additional information and to RSVP, please contact Mason Tillman Associates, Ltd. at (832) 303-7024 and by email at METROHarrisCountyDisparityStudy@mtaltd.com if you have any questions.