RFP 2020-04 LAVTA Paratransit Operations & Maintenance

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority (LAVTA), located in Eastern Alameda County, California, invites proposals for paratransit operations and maintenance for a three (3) year period, with an option to extend for four (4) additional years in any combination deemed appropriate.

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 request for proposal may be obtained from:

Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority
1362 Rutan Court, Suite 100
Livermore, CA 94551
Telephone: (925) 455-7555

LAVTA seeks proposals from qualified firms with strong experience in delivering high qualify paratransit services.

Prospective Proposers are strongly encouraged to attend a pre-proposal meeting be held on August 11, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. PDT via Zoom. Meeting details will be provided at a later time and posted at www.wheelsbus.com. All proposals must be received by LAVTA by 10:00 a.m. PDT on September 21, 2020, as specified in the solicitation documents. No proposals will be accepted after this time and date. Any proposal received after the closing time will be returned unopened to the sender.

Proposing firms must not be on the Comptroller General’s list of ineligible bidders. The successful Proposer will be required to comply with all applicable Equal Employment Opportunity Laws and Regulations. Disadvantaged Business Enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit proposals in response to this Request for Proposals and will not be subjected to discrimination of the basis of race, color, sex, or national origin in consideration for an award.

This solicitation has been divided into three (3) sections:

I. Terms and Conditions – Sets the expectations and goals for the solicitation process itself. Also sets any deliverables expected.
II. Scope of Work – Details the specific nature of the LAVTA services. This section should be used as reference for clarification of items needed in Section 1.
III. Required Clauses – Predominantly Federal Transit Administration language and required clauses.

Additionally, there are forms, exhibits, and attachments to this solicitation. All have been designed to provide a clear review of the requirements associated as well as guidance to Proposers as they prepare solicitation responses.

  • Open Date: 07/31/2020 Close Date: 09/21/2020 10:00 am