Small Business Transportation Resource Center

Southwest Region

The Southwest Small Business Transportation Resource Center (SBTRC) is one of 11 centers funded under the U.S. Department of Transportation providing small disadvantaged businesses technical assistance. Our center supports businesses in Arizona, California, Hawaii, and Nevada.

Helping Small Businesses

U.S. Department of Transportation’s Small Business Transportation Resource Center (SBTRC) Southwest Region assists small disadvantaged businesses in building their capacity to bid and perform on transportation projects and professional service procurements.

We provide many services including training and advising on marketing to the Department of Transportation, Disadvantaged Business Enterprise certification, short-term lending and bonding assistance, and more.

The California Asian Chamber of Commerce is a recipient of grant funds from the US Department of Transportation (DOT) Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization ( OSDBU) to host the Southwest Region Small Business Transportation Resource Center (SBTRC).  The mission of the SBTRC is to provide technical assistance services to the small and disadvantaged community to increase the number of small businesses that are prepared to compete for and enter into transportation related contracts.

Business Analyses

Market Research & Procurement Assistance

General Management & Technical Assistance

Business Counseling & Coaching

Prime Contractors & Sub-Contractors Liaison

Outreach / Conference Participation

Capital Access and Surety Bond Assistance

Women & Girls In Transportation Initiative