(b) The DOT Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (S-40), 400 7th Street, S.W., Washington, DC, 20590 publishes a Procurement Forecast of planned procurements each fiscal year on their website at: http://osdbuweb.dot.gov/business/procurement/forecast.html.
(a) Upon request, DOT will furnish the general public with the following information on proposed contracts and contract awards:
(1) Prior to the opening of sealed bids or the closing date for receipt of proposals, the names of firms invited to submit sealed bids or proposals;
(2) Prior to the opening of sealed bids or the closing date for receipt of proposals, the names of firms which attended pre-proposal or pre-bid conferences, if any;
(3) After the opening of sealed bids, names of firms which submitted bids; and
(4) After contract award, the names of firms which submitted proposals.
(b) Requests for other specific information shall be processed in accordance with the DOT Freedom of Information Act rules and regulations ((TAR) 48 CFR 1224.203).