How to Do Business with METRO


Being Certified METRO Small Business or Disadvantaged Business Enterprise is not required to do business with METRO, but only SB/DBE certified firms will count towards METRO’s Annual SB/DBE Participation Goals.

METRO highly encourages SB/DBE participation at all applicable pre-bid conferences. Be sure to register for automatic e-mail notifications of new solicitations, updates and contract awards for user-selected commodities.

Registration (for solicitations)

  1. Register for automatic e-mail notifications of new solicitations, updates and contract awards for user-selected commodities.
  2. Visit Plan Rooms.
    • METRO, 1900 Main St., Suite 2021.
    • Other plan room locations, call 713-739-4881.
    • Look in the Houston Chronicle and community newspapers each week.
  3. Check the METRO website for upcoming bids/proposals.
  4. Pick up a bid/proposal package.
  5. Attend METRO's pre-bid / pre-proposal conferences.
  6. Complete bid forms as instructed. Include all requested documents and signatures.
  7. Do a great job!

For additional PROCUREMENT information please call 713-739-4881.