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RFP: CAD/AVL System and Scheduling Software, Mason Transit Authority (MTA)

Mason Transit Authority (MTA)

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

CAD/AVL System and Scheduling Software

Mason County Public Transportation Benefit Area dba Mason Transit Authority (MTA) announces its intention to seek proposals from interested, qualified and experienced firms to provide and implement Computer Aided Dispatch/Automatic Vehicle Locator (CAD/AVL), automatic stop annunciators, mobile data terminals (MDTs), automatic passenger counting, and rider amenities to its current fleet of fixed route and Dial-A-Ride vehicles. Additionally, MTA wishes to implement a new ride scheduling system for general Dial-A-Ride.

The complete Request for Proposals and associated documents and forms are available via MTA’s Website at http://www.masontransit.org/procurement.

Submittals must be prepared in accordance with requirements set forth in the RFP. One (1) original and five (5) copies must be received NO LATER THAN 2:00 P.M. FRIDAY, December 29, 2017, at MTA’s Administration Office located at 790 E. Johns Prairie Rd, Shelton, WA 98584. Late submittals will not be accepted and will be returned to the respondent unopened. Failure to include any of requested information and properly completed forms and documents may be cause for the rejection of the proposal.

MTA reserves the right to schedule and host a pre-proposal conference, if needed. MTA intends to address questions and concerns through addenda and/or email communications as needed during consultant submittal and review process.

MTA reserves the right to accept or reject any and all proposals without cause and to waive any informalities or irregularities and to make an award deemed in its own best interest, and red-advertise if necessary.

Proposers will be required to comply with all FTA, FHWA, State and local rules and regulations where applicable.

MTA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, sex, or national origin in consideration for an award.

Questions and inquiries regarding the RFP should be addressed to Jason Rowe, Lead Scheduler/Dispatcher, via email at jrowe@masontransit.org.

Closing Date: 
Friday, December 29, 2017