In order to calculate the portion of the goal that will be achieved through race neutral means NJDOT calculated the average past percentage of the goal that was achieved through race neutral means from 2004 through 2007. NJDOT’s past race neutral participation from 2004 through 2007 has been 14.55%, 9.9%, 8.6% and 8.67%. The average past participation is 10.43%. Therefore, NJDOT projects that 10.4% of its overall DBE goal can be achieved through race and gender neutral means or methods and 5.3% of the overall DBE goal can be achieved through race and gender conscious means or methods.
Calculating the Race/Gender-Neutral and Race/Gender-Conscious Split