Disadvantage Business Enterprise (DBE)

The City of Brownsville transportation department, Brownsville Metro (B-Metro) ensures that all DBEs, as defined in part 26, have an equal opportunity to receive and participate in DOT-assisted contracts.

The Overall DBE Goal is 2.0% of the DOT-FTA assisted contracts and the goals are entirely race-conscious.

- To learn more about the Brownsville Metro's DBE Program, please click on the link below: 
https://www.cob.us/DocumentCenter/View/8333/Final-FY-181920-COBBMetro-DBE-Program-92018-2
- For additional information, please contact Brownsville Metro at 956-541-4881.
 

Brownsville Metro Upcoming Projects


  • Improve Operations and Passenger Facility                                                        [Site Safety and Function (ISS&F) and add New Passenger Facility to Site (NPFS)   

  • Add a new site access point from Billy Mitchell Boulevard 
  • Rehab/Re-Modernize/Relocate  - Fuel Station, Bus Washer, Fleet and Employee Parking
  • Warehouse Rehabilitation
  • Storm Water/Retention Pond Improvements
  • Add Passenger Transfer Station
  • Add Park-n-Ride  

  • Improve Bus Stop Safety and Comfort


  • Improvement of approximately 43 existing Bus Stops 
[Improvements will consist of American with Disabilities Act (ADA) accessible sidewalks, benches and bench pads, shelters and shelter pads, ramps, and  bike amenities.]

  • Other Projects​

  • Maintenance Materials and Supplies
  • Office Materials and Supplies
  • Purchase of Fuel
  
For information on proposed changes to the local TIP, please contact Brownsville Metro at 956-541-4881 or via email

The current Statewide Transportation Improvement Programs may be accessed through the Texas Department of Transportation website.

Information on the Comprehensive Study 

  • Please check out B-Metro's Comprehensive Transit Plan                                                                                                                

News from Partners

 Other City department's who can provide you with more project information: 
  •  Brownsville Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) 
    • Provides administrative support and technical services to coordinate, carry out and conduct transportation planning for Brownsville, Los Fresnos and the Town of Rancho Viejo to conform to federal highway and transit regulations. 
    • Activities conducted by the Brownsville MPO are intended to identify policies, programs and improvement projects to address area transportation activities and needs. The adoption of transportation plans and policies by the MPO is an integral step in the process of obtaining federal funding of various transportation improvements, including transit activities. 
  • Purchasing and Contracts 
    • Efficiently and effectively manage, facilitate and provide the highest quality, value-added procurement services that exceed the needs and expectations of our customers through knowledge and a strong understanding of the market.

    • Vendors will find bid packets and information on bid tabulations as well as downloadable bid specification and materials. Vendors may also provide contact information to the Department for current bid. 
      • To learn more about the Purchasing and Contracts, please call them at 956-548-6087 
  • Engineering Department
    • Responsible for providing technical services for City departments, including contract administration for large scale street, drainage and building construction projects within the City of Brownsville. The Department maintains all streets and drainage infrastructure records along with the city addresses. We also oversee in-house design projects, construction inspection, addressing and manage City rights-of-way and easements. 
      • To learn more about the Engineering Department, please call them at 956-541-1012

Brownsville Metro’s Mission Statement

To provide safe, efficient, professional, and reliable public transportation with courtesy and concern.