2017 Design-Build Conference & Expo

TH05 - Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) Integrated Project Team Approach for Successful Design-Build

Nov 9, 2017 9:45am ‐ Nov 9, 2017 11:15am


Credits: None available.

Standard: $35.00

Description

DART's foray into design-build was enabled for its projects when the Texas Legislature enacted House Bill 1886 into law in June 2007. Since that time, the agency has successfully delivered, or is in the process of delivering, 12 projects totaling $3,782,870,464 utilizing design-build and construction management/general contractor. In this session, you will engage with DART procurement executives to gain an understanding of the importance of the inter-agency organized approach to yield a successful design-build project. They will discuss the advantages gained and the lessons learned, as well as how to apply the appropriate decision making process for achieving better outcomes.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn how DART manages it’s goals of disadvantaged business enterprise (DBE) and minority- and women-owned business enterprise (MWBE) involvement as part of the design-build procurment process.
  • Explore the elements of a transparent procurement process.
  • Demonstrating the use of lessons learned.
  • Discuss key elements of communicating effectively with all stakeholders.

Speaker(s):

  • Cathy Hamilton, DBIA, Contracting Officer, Dallas Area Rapid Transit
  • Timothy H. McKay, P.E., Executive Vice President of Growth and Regional Development, Dallas Area Rapid Transit
  • Michael Muhammad, Vice President of Diversity/Innovative Services, DART

Credits Available


Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) Integrated Project Team Approach for Successful Design-Build Exam

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vanann allen
12/27/17 11:42 pm

some provocative Q&A; in general -- this was a big agency talking about themselves -- it was interesting to hear their perspectives - what they need ad what they see as "mission"; Not the most innovative folks, but solid.

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