Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program (DBE)

Public Notice

pdf icon Public Notice of 2013-2015 DBE Goal

pdf icon ARRC DBE Plan, rev. 2010

COMPLAINT PROCEDURES FOR PERSONS WHO BELIEVE THEY HAVE BEEN DISCRIMINATED AGAINST BY ARRC AS A RECIPIENT OF FEDERAL FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
 
The Alaska Railroad Corporation does not exclude any person from participation in, deny any person the benefits of, or otherwise discriminate against anyone in connection with the award and performance of any contract covered by 49 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 26, Participation by Disadvantaged Business Enterprises in Department of Transportation (DOT) Programs, on the bases of race, color, sex, or national origin.
 
To file a complaint
 
 
If you feel you have been or are being discriminated against by the ARRC on one or more of the above named bases and wish to file a complaint, you may elect one of the following options:
 
  • ARRC - Any person who believes the ARRC is not in compliance with its federal obligations under the DBE Program may file a complaint with the ARRC within 180 days after the date the complainant knew or should have known of the alleged violation. The complaint must be in writing, describing the allegation(s), name of the complainant, complete mailing address, and telephone number.  The complaint must be signed and dated. The complaint will be investigated as quickly as possible.  
  • Complaints should be mailed to: Alaska Railroad Corporation,  P.O. Box 107500, Anchorage, Alaska 99510-7500, emailed to courtneya@akrr.com,  or delivered in person to the ARRCs Headquarters, 327 W. Ship Creek Avenue; Anchorage, Alaska 99501
  • DOT - Any person who believes that the ARRC has failed to comply with its obligations under 49 CFR Part 26 may file a written complaint containing the same information as indicated above with the Office of Civil Rights, Federal Transit Administration; 400 Seventh Street, SW, Washington, DC 20590. The complaint must be filed no later than 180 days after the date of the alleged violation or the date on which the complainant learned of a continuing course of conduct in violation of 49 CFR Part 26. The complaint will be processed in accordance with 49 CFR Section 26.103.