Request for Proposal # 1201-2017 Bus Lifts and Bus Wash Replacement

Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit, Inc. (TCAT, Inc.), an Ithaca, NY-based public transit agency, is welcoming proposals for Bus Lifts and Bus Wash Replacement. TCAT, Inc. has compiled general conditions and requirements details below.

Important note: You are not required to bid on both the bus lifts and bus wash. Bid on the elements in which your company supports, section 5 of RFP reflects the pricing options.

TCAT, Inc. has an annual ridership of nearly 4.2 million annual trips and travels 1.6 million miles a year. TCAT, Inc.’s service area covers Tompkins County, which has a population in excess of 102,000. Its fleet of approximately 50 buses includes eight hybrid electric-diesel buses.

Proposals for TCAT Inc.’s Bus Lifts and Bus Wash replacement will be accepted at its main office, 737 Willow Avenue, Ithaca, NY 14850. The following schedule includes bid meeting on August 29, 2017 at 3 PM in the large conference room at the main office. IMPORTANT: Attendance is required in person to ensure full understanding of the requirement.

Bid Document: TCAT RFP 1201-2017 Bus Lifts and Bus Wash System Replacement

Bid Specifications: Attachment A Bid Specs_170721

Bid Drawings: Attachment A Bid dwgs 170721

Addendum 1: BID ADDENDUM 1

Addendum 2: Addendum 2 RFP Modifications 1201-2017 Bus Lifts and Bus Wash System Replacement

Addendum 2: (Section 5 RFP updates): TCAT RFP 1201-2017 Bus Lifts and Bus Wash System Replacement_Section 5 Updated

Addendum 2H: BID ADDENDUM 2H (002)

Addendum 3: Addendum 3 RFP Modifications 1201-2017 Bus Lifts and Bus Wash System Replacement

Additional Details of the Insurance Requirements as noted in Attachment A Bid Specs: TCAT- 5MIL Umbrella Insurance Requirements

Section 5 updates were made with Addendum 2 as an embedded file, it was discovered the attachment is not opening up for some. In order to ensure comparable accurate proposals, the bid due date is being extended to October 23 no later than 3:00PM Eastern Standard Time  at the following address:

TCAT, Inc.
737 Willow Avenue
Ithaca, New York 14850
Attention: Raymond Lalley

TCAT, Inc. reserves the right to waive any informal submittal, or to reject any or all proposals and to negotiate with any proposer. TCAT, Inc. hereby notifies all proposers that in regard to any contract entered into, pursuant to this IFB, advertisement or solicitation, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit proposals in response and will not be subjected to discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex or national origin in consideration for an award.

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