From San Luis Obispo Regional Transit Authority
The San Luis Obispo Regional Transit Authority (RTA), in coordination with the City of San Luis Obispo Public Works Department (SLO Transit), intends to retain a qualified and committed professional transportation planning firm or team of firms to prepare the Coordinated RTA and SLO Transit Joint Short Range Transit Plans (Joint Plans). The Joint Plans planning horizon is from FY15-16 through FY22-23.
Questions regarding the solicitation process and the scope of work should be directed to Geoff Straw at (805) 781-4465. All questions should be submitted in writing by mail, e-mail no later than 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 3, 2014. These questions, along with their answers, will be forwarded to all known RFP recipients.
The complete RFP and subsequent addendums may be viewed here: 

Ticket Vending Machine System - RFP

From Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT)

The State of Connecticut, Department of Transportation

Ticket Vending Machine System - RFP

The State of Connecticut, Department of Transportation (“CTDOT”), has issued a Request for Proposals (“RFP”), solicitation #14DOT7003, to solicit proposals and procure a Ticket Vending Machine System (“System”) for the new CTrail Hartford Line passenger rail service.  The RFP, including the Scope of Work and other documents, provide a description of CTrail Hartford Line service and stations, as well as detailed requirements for the System.

The RFP is available at the CTDOT contracting portal website:

Further information about the CTrail Hartford Line is available at:

The Scope of Work includes, but is not limited to, the design, manufacture, and installation of the ticket vending machines (“TVMs”) and the operation and maintenance of the System, including, among other things, the TVMs and the Data Collection and Reporting System components, for an initial 5-year period with 2 successive options for CTDOT to extend the operation and maintenance of the System for an additional 5-year period.  The Scope of Work also includes potential option work that may be exercised by CTDOT during the term of its agreement with the selected proposer.   

Proposals are due by 3:00 p.m. E.S.T. January 28, 2015.  No Proposals received after this deadline will be considered. Detailed instructions on how to submit proposals are included in the RFP.

CTDOT will negotiate an agreement with the successful Proposer.  A draft agreement, specifying the provisions that CTDOT requires, is included with the RFP.   

Indianapolis Public Transportation Corporation (IPTC) Request for Proposal

From Indianapolis Public Transportation Corporation (IndyGo)

RFP# 14-12-189 Used Transit Buses

Summary: IPTC is seeking to procure used transit buses to add to our current fixed route fleet. Buses will be used to provide public transportation daily for the City of Indianapolis, Marion County, the Town of Speedway, and the City of Beech Groove. IPTC currently operates 159 fixed route buses on 31 routes throughout the city.

Contract terms: 2 Years

View RFP online at

Pre-Solicitation Meeting: January 14, 2015 at 2:00pm (local time)

Written Questions Due: January 16, 2015 by 12:00 noon (local time)

Questions Answered: January 23, 2015

Solicitation Package Due Date: January 29, 2015 at 2:00pm (local time)

Deliver Bid Package to: IPTC Procurement, 1501 W. Washington St., Indianapolis, IN  46222

No late Bids accepted and proposals must be hard copies.

First Transit, Inc. Request for Proposal

From First Transit

First Transit, Inc. is seeking qualified DVBE, DBE, UDBE, WBE, MBE, SBEs

Awarding Agency: Capital Metro

Project Name: Capital Metro Rail - Red Line

Location: Austin, Texas - Travis County

Project Details: First Transit seeks letter of interest from DBE Subcontractors for the following: 

Vehicle Washing, Fueling, Detailing; Recruiting and Staffing Services; Uniforms; Office Supplies

The RFP documents have not yet been released, but are planned to be issued mid-December.

Interested firms may email or fax a letter of interest (include DBE certification information) to the Project Coordinator by Friday, 18 December, 2014.

Primary Contact: Gordon Glass

Contact Fax: 513-684-8852

Contact Email:

Redlands Passenger Rail Project Consultant Workshop Request for Proposal (RFP)

San Bernardino Associated Governments (SANBAG) is planning for the implementation of the Redlands Passenger Rail Project which will provide commuter rail service between the Cities of San Bernardino and Redlands.  The nine-mile reconstruction of the Redlands branchline will include the entire replacement of track and bridges, communications and signals, closures and improvements to 27 grade crossings including quiet zones, four new stations with two being 3P’s, reconfiguration of a maintenance facility, and acquisition of DMU vehicles.  Preliminary engineering is complete with a Record of Decision from the FTA anticipated in early 2015.  In the following months SANBAG intends on releasing RFPs for consultant services that may include program management, final design, vehicle procurement, maintenance facility design, and construction management.  Consultants are invited to attend a workshop at SANBAG’s offices, located at 1170 W. 3rd Street, 2nd Floor, on December 17, 2014, at 1 p.m., to learn more detailed information and opportunities in response to RFPs.


Indianapolis Public Transportation Corporation (IPTC) Request for Qualification

From Indianapolis Public Transportation Corporation (IndyGo)

RFQ #14-11-188 Premium Fuel Supplier Qualification

IPTC is requesting qualifications from experienced fuel manufactures / distributors in order to solicit pricing for the purchase and delivery of premium diesel fuel from Febuary1, 2015 – January 21, 2017.  The potential annual total volume is 2M gallons.

Contract terms: 2 years

View RFQ online at

Written Questions Due: December 12, 2014

Questions Answered: December 16, 2014

Qualification Due: December 18, 2014

Deliver Qualification Package to: IPTC Procurement, 1501 W. Washington St., Indianapolis, IN  46222

No late Bids accepted and proposals must be hard copies.

Indianapolis Public Transportation Corporation (IPTC) Electronic Quote

From Indianapolis Public Transportation Corporation (IndyGo)

EQ# 14-10-184

Summary: IPTC is seeking quotes from qualified vehicle manufacturers/distributors for the purchase of one (1) new utility vehicle, to be used as a Supervisor’s Vehicle.

Contract terms: The term of a contract awarded as a result of this Electronic Quote shall be from the time the bid is accepted until delivery and acceptance of the goods solicited by IPTC. All standard warranties shall apply.

View RFP online at

Pre-Solicitation Meeting: No Pre-Solicitation Meeting for this EQ

Written Questions Due: January 21, 2015 by 12:00 Noon

Questions Answered: January 28, 2015

Solicitation Package Due Date: February 4, 2015 by 2:00pm (local time)

Responses must be emailed to with the subject line

“Bid: EQ14-10-184 Supervisor Vehicle”

No late Quotes will be accepted.

Contracted Fixed Route Bus Service

From Transdev North America (formerly Veolia Transportation)

Request for Proposal

RFP 4-1737

On behalf of Transdev, Inc., a national transit management company, Vectour Transportation Group is soliciting cost proposals from qualified Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (“DBE”) subcontractors or vendors who are currently certified under the California Unified Certification Program as DBEs to perform various support services for the referenced project, including but not limited to the following services:  New and used tire supplies, Uniforms, Automotive maintenance and repair, Equipment and supplies, including parts and fluids, and Commercial printing and office supplies.  The RFP for the Orange County Transportation Authority may be reviewed at:  If your firm is a DBE certified under the California Unified Certification Program, and you are interested in quoting a portion of the work for this project, please send an email response or inquiry to:  Ron Wall at  Your response should detail the supplies/services available and current certification, and be received no later than November 4th, 2014.  Final quotes are due to Vectour Transportation Group by November 8th, 2014.  All proposals are evaluated fairly.

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