RFP 2019-06 LAVTA Strategic Planning Services

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority (LAVTA), operator of the Wheels and Rapid bus services, is accepting proposals from qualified firms for Strategic Planning Services as defined in the Request for Proposal #2019-06.

This project shall include the furnishing of all labor and services as set forth in the Scope of Work section of the Request for Proposal (RFP), which includes two distinct projects:

  • Project 1. Tri-Valley Hub Network Integration Study – Identifying future needs and service integration, including future regional bus service along the I-680 corridor and future rail service to the San Joaquin Valley via Altamont Pass, by planning for the evolution of a Tri-Valley Hub at the current Dublin/Pleasanton BART Station.
  • Project 2. A five-year Short Range Transit Plan (SRTP) and a 20-year Long Range Transit Plan focused exclusively on the Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority.

Proposers may submit for Project 1 only, Project 2 only or on both projects.

All Questions and Requests for Clarification must be submitted in writing by April 5, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.  Proposals must be received in the LAVTA Administrative Offices by 2:00 p.m. on May 3, 2019.  No proposals will be accepted after this time and date.   Any proposal or amendment to proposal received after the closing time will be returned unopened to the sender.  No Proposer may withdraw its proposal for a period of one hundred twenty (120) days after the opening of proposals.  Each Proposer will be notified of award of contract, if award is made.  LAVTA reserves the right to reject any and all proposals, or to waive any irregularities or informalities in any proposal or in the proposal procedure, or to postpone the proposal opening for good cause.

Proposals shall be submitted to the following:

Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority

1362 Rutan Court, Suite 100

Livermore, CA 94551

Attention: Tamara Edwards, Director of Finance

Full compliance with all Safety and Health Standards, Equal Employment Opportunity, and Americans with Disabilities Act laws and regulations will be required of the Proposer.

LAVTA intends for this procurement to be primarily conducted electronically via distribution on the procurement page of www.wheelsbus.com; however, upon request, copies of the RFP may be obtained by contacting LAVTA at (925) 455-7555.

To view the original RFP, issued March 26, 2019 click here.

To view the revised RFP, issued April 15, 2019, click here.

To See Addendum 1, Responses to Questions and Requests for Clarifications, click here:

To see a copy of the 2016 SRTP, click here.


  • Open Date: 03/26/2019 Close Date: 05/03/2019 2:00 pm