As you know, BDCA was rated in the top 20% of the preliminary rounds of the New York City Science and Engineering Fair (NYCSEF) and invited to complete in the final round before break.  In the final round we received a 3rd place prize and were recognized with two special awards: US Army Excellence in Science & Engineering and Ricoh Americas Corporation Sustainable Development Award. 

Transportation Diversity Council (TDC) is a national not-for-profit corporation formed in 2010 to meet the growing need for leaders, educators, technical professionals and trade workers in the transportation and construction industries.  Those needs can only be met by engaging and developing a large and diverse workforce.  Our vision is to have a global diversified workforce of Transportation and Construction professional who are prepared to address leadership challenges for "Transporting the NExt Generation".

American Public Transportation Association (APTA)

Transportation Diversity Council Honors Castillo

We are pleased to announce that Transit/Transit News is featuring Smalls Electric and TDC's Bronx Design and Construction Academy the entire month of March.

Congratulations Smalls Electric,TDC and BxDCA - your hard work and dedication is changing the lives for our youth of tomorrow and certainly appreciated. Please see below for the air time schedule.






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Current TDC Summit Sponsor commitments, levels and websites, click here.

Please join the Professional Women in Construction's Holiday Dinner Dance on December 14, 2012 where TDC's very own Ms. Stephanie Dawson, Acting Chief Operating Officer of PANYNJ will be the honored guest.  See the attached and be sure to RSVP early as the tickets are selling fast.


Congratulations are in line for Jeff Smalls, Dwayne Sampson and our BxDCA leaders. Their passion and tireless efforts in leading our youth is certainly appreciated and certainly inspiring. The BxDCA was featured in the Inside School's editorial as one of the top picks in the Bronx! See the full article at

Dwayne Sampson, TDC President and CEO and New York Knicks Center Tyson Chandler helping with relief efforts in the Aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in Far Rockaway, Queens New York on Saturday, November 17, 2012.

If you or anyone of your colleagues are Certified MWBE's in New York City or State, please contact Dwayne or me if interested in attending a meeting on November 28, 2012 from 3PM - 4PM to discuss Emergency Contract Opportunities involving Hurricane Sandy Reconstruction and Relief Efforts. Participants in the meeting will include: Commissioner, Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS), NYC Chief Procurement Officer, NYC Chief Diversity Officer and other key NYC decision makers.