Lowell Regional Transit Authority

LRTA Fixed Route Bus Service: 978-452-6161
Road Runner ADA Paratransit: 978-459-0152

PROPOSALS/BIDS

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A. REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS: FIXED ROUTE MANAGEMENT SERVICES

REQUEST for PROPOSALS

FOR

FIXED ROUTE MANAGEMENT SERVICES

The Lowell Regional Transit Authority (LRTA) is seeking proposals to contract for the management services of a qualified contractor to provide management and efficient operation of the public fixed route bus transportation system in the LRTA’s service area. These services consist of the day-to-day management of the LRTA’s fixed route bus service and all related operations services.

In this regard the LRTA invites proposals in accordance with State and Federal requirements as outlined in the RFP documents. The LRTA will accept sealed Proposals at the Gallagher Transportation Center (GTC), 115 Thorndike Street, Floor 3B, Lowell, Mass. 01852 until 11AM on Wednesday, April 10, 2019. The resulting contract will commence on July 1, 2019 and shall be continued, according to contract agreement provisions, until June 30, 2022.

The performance of any contract which may arise from this proposal is subject to the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and all applicable equal employment requirements as may be generally appropriate to this type of solicitation. DBE/MBE/WBE firms will be afforded full opportunity to submit proposals and will not be subject to discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex or national origin in the LRTA’s consideration of an award of contract.

This project and contract will be subject to financial assistance from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), the Massachusetts Department of Transportation & Construction (MassDOT) and the Member Municipalities of the LRTA. All proposers will be required to certify that they are not on the United States Comptroller General’s list of ineligible contractors.

The contract start date will be July 1, 2019 The LRTA reserves the right to waive any formalities, to reject any and all proposals and to award the contract to any proposer whose proposal is deemed the most advantageous to the interest of the public and the LRTA.

The RFP documents and detailed specifications will be available by March 1, 2019 and may be obtained free of charge at the LRTA Office, Gallagher Transportation Center (GTC), 115 Thorndike Street, Floor 3B, Lowell, Mass. 01852. The RFP documents may also be requested by mail; by telephone via contacting Mr. Tom Henderson, LRTA, (978) 459-0164 – extension #210.; by email gamgee@lrta.com

 

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B. REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS: PARATRANSIT MANAGEMENT SERVICES

 

REQUEST for PROPOSALS

FOR

ROAD RUNNER: PARATRANSIT MANAGEMENT SERVICES

 

The Lowell Regional Transit Authority (LRTA) is seeking service and cost proposals from interested, qualified vendors to manage & operate the LRTA’s Road Runner paratransit & ADA services for the elderly and disabled residents of Billerica, Chelmsford, Dracut, Lowell, Tewksbury, Tyngsborough and Westford. In this regard the LRTA invites proposals in accordance with State and Federal requirements as outlined in the RFP proposal documents. The LRTA will accept sealed Proposals at the Gallagher Transportation Center (GTC), 115 Thorndike Street, Floor 3B, Lowell, Mass. 01852 until 11 A.M. on Wednesday, April 17, 2019. The contract start date will be July 1, 2019.

The performance of any contract which may arise from this proposal is subject to the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and all applicable equal employment requirements as may be generally appropriate to this type of solicitation. DBE/MBE/WBE firms will be afforded full opportunity to submit proposals and will not be subject to discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex or national origin in the LRTA’s consideration of an award of contract.

This project and contract will be subject to the availability of financial assistance from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT). All proposers will be required to certify that they are not on the United States Comptroller General’s list of ineligible contractors.

The LRTA reserves the right to waive any formalities, to reject any and all proposals and to award the contract to any proposer whose proposal is deemed the most advantageous to the interest of the public and the LRTA.

The RFP documents and detailed specifications will be available by March 6, 2019 and may be obtained free of charge at the LRTA Office, 3rd Floor, Gallagher Transportation Center (GTC), 115 Thorndike St., Lowell, Mass. 01852. These documents may also be requested by mail or by telephone, by contacting Tom. Henderson at the LRTA office, (978) 459-0164, extension #210 or email: gamgee@lrta.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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