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PUBLIC NOTICE
DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS ENTERPRISE
FY 2020 through 2022 GOAL

It is the policy of the Greater Hartford Transit District (the District) to provide Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs) maximum opportunity to participate in the performance of contracts financed in whole or part with federal funds.  The District will not allow any person or business to be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or otherwise be discriminated against in connection with the award and performance of any U.S. Department of Transportation assisted contract on the basis of sex, race, color or national origin.  The District has established a proposed DBE participation overall goal for FYs 2020 to 2022 of 5%.

Any firm wishing to obtain further information about the DBE program or the goal setting methodology should contact Mary Deppe at mdeppe@ghtd.org or by calling 860.247.5329 Ext. 3004.  The goal setting methodology can also be viewed at the District’s office, from 8:30 a.m. through 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, at the Greater Hartford Transit District, One Union Place, Hartford, CT, 06103.
Other information about the DBE program can be obtained by contacting the US Department of Transportation/Federal Transit Administration – Region I, Civil Rights Officer, 55 Broadway Street, Suite 920, Cambridge, MA 02142.

NOTICE

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS GHTD RFP #10-020
ADA PARATRANSIT MANAGEMENT SERVICES (RE-BID)

The Greater Hartford Transit District (The District), Hartford, Connecticut is seeking a firm or firms to provide Management Services for its ADA paratransit operations. Proposal documents may be obtained by calling the District at (860) 380-2012 or emailing: ldrake@ghtd.org. A mandatory pre-proposal conference will be held on May 18, 2020 at 10:00 AM Local Time via GoToMeeting. The purpose of the meeting is to outline requirements; discuss the facility, parking area and vehicles; as well as to provide the opportunity for questions. Note: if an agency participated in the previous pre-proposal conference on February 24, 2020, this conference is NOT mandatory. It is suggested that you confirm with the District that your agency is exempt prior to the conference.

Proposals shall be submitted on or before 2:30 PM Local Time on July 15, 2020. Proposals received after the deadline will not be considered and will be returned to the Proposer unopened. Any changes, or any requests for changes in the specifications, will not be recognized after sealed proposals are submitted to the District.

Any contract resulting from this request for proposals submitted is subject to a financial assistance contract between the District and the Connecticut Department of Transportation. Further, the equipment provided for the paratransit service is funded with Federal Transit Administration grants. All Proposers will be required to certify that they are not on the Comptroller General’s list of ineligible contractors. The contractor will be required to comply with all applicable Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) laws and regulations.

The District hereby notifies all Proposers that in regard to any contract entered into pursuant to this Request for Proposals, advertisement or solicitation, small and/or minority 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.

The District reserves the right to reject any and all proposals as submitted by this Request for Proposals, and to waive informalities and irregularities, as it deems in its best interest.

GHTD RFP #10-020 ADA

RFP 10-020 Addendum 1

Attachment A_January 2020 FSPR detailed report

Attachment B_February 2020-FSPR detailed

Attachment C_March 2020 FSPR detailed report

Attachment D_March 2020 FSPR 1 page report

Attachment E_April 2020-detailed report FSPR

Attachment F_April 2020-FSPR-2 page report

RFP 10-020 Addendum 2

RFP 10-020 Addendum 2 – Attachment 1 First Transit Contract

RFP 10-020 Addendum 2 – Attachment 2 First Transit Amendment I

RFP 10-020 Addendum 2 – Attachment 3 First Transit Amendment II

RFP 10-020 Addendum 2 – Attachment 5 Paratransit Service Invoices (December 2019 through March 2020)

RFP 10-020 Addendum 2 – Attachment 4 First Transit Amendment III

RFP 10-020 Addendum 2 – Attachment 6 Maintenance Invoices (December 2019 through March 2020)

RFP 10-020 Addendum 2 – Attachment 7 NTD S-10 Report

Addendum 3 – Attachment 1 Collective Bargaining Agreement

Addendum 3 – Attachment 2A_January 2020 FSPR detailed report

Addendum 3 – Attachment 2C_March 2020 FSPR detailed report

Addendum 3 – Attachment 2D_March 2020 FSPR 1 page report

Addendum 3 – Attachment 2E_April 2020-detailed report FSPR

Addendum 3 – Attachment 2F_April 2020-FSPR-2 page report

Addendum 3 – Attachment 3A Semi-Annual Comprehensive Site Inspection 03.31.20

Addendum 3 – Attachment 3B 03-2020 Monthly Inspection

Addendum 3 – Attachment 3C 04-2020 Monthly Inspection

Addendum 3 – Attachment 3D 05-2020 Monthly Inspection

Addendum 3 – Attachment 3E Q4 2019 Visual Inspection

Addendum 3 – Attachment 3F Summer 2019 Storm Water Report

Addendum 3 – Attachment 3G Lontz Training 2018

Addendum 3 – Attachment 4 NTD S-10 Report

Addendum 3 – Attachment 5 Paratransit Service Invoices (December2019 through March 2020) (1)

Addendum 3 – Attachment 6 Paratransit Service Invoices (December2019 through March 2020) (2)

Addendum 3 – Attachment 7A (GHTD Operations and Maintenance Facility SWPPP, Final (7.13.17) signed by all parties)

Addendum 3 – Attachment 7B GHTD SPCC Final (7.13.17) signed by all parties

Addendum 3 – Attachment 7C Wastewater Permit

RFP 10-020 Addendum 3

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
GHTD RFP #07-020
JOINT PROCUREMENT
PARATRANSIT VEHICLES

The Greater Hartford Transit District (the “District”), Hartford, Connecticut, is seeking responses from qualified firms for the Purchase and Delivery of Fully Accessible Cutaway Buses and Ford Transit “Type” Fully Accessible Minibuses for the Greater Hartford Transit District and other specified Districts in accordance with requirements of the Scope of Work Documents.

RFP documents may be obtained by calling the District at (860) 380-2012 or emailing: ldrake@ghtd.org.  A pre-proposal conference will be held on May 26, 2020 at 10:00 AM via GoToMeeting to outline requirements and to provide the opportunity for questions and explanations.

Proposals shall be submitted to LaShaunda Drake, Greater Hartford Transit District, One Union Place, Hartford, CT 06103, on or before 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 17, 2020.  Proposals received after the deadline will not be considered and will be returned to the Proposer unopened.  Any changes, or any requests for changes in the specifications, will not be recognized after sealed proposals are submitted to the District.

Any contract resulting from this request for proposals is subject to a financial assistance contract between the District and the Connecticut Department of Transportation and the Federal Transit Administration.  All Proposers will be required to certify that they are not on the Comptroller General’s list of ineligible contractors.  Further, the contractor will be required to comply with all applicable equal employment opportunity laws and regulations.

The District hereby notifies all Proposers that in regard to any contract entered into pursuant to this Request for Proposals, 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.

The District reserves the right to reject any and all proposals as submitted in response to this Request for Proposals, and to waive informalities and irregularities, as it deems in its best interest.

GHTD RFP 07-020

RFP 07-020 Addendum 1 (Complete PDF with Attachments)

RFP 07-020 Addendum 2 (Complete PDF with Approved Equals)

RFP 07-020 Addendum 3 (Complete PDF with Approved Equals)

RFP 07-020 Addendum 4 (Proposal Deadline Extension)

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
GHTD RFP #09-020
PARATRANSIT VEHICLE CAMERAS

The Greater Hartford Transit District (The District), Hartford, Connecticut is requesting proposals from a qualified firm or firms for the purchase, delivery and installation of a Vehicle Cameras (four (4) Interior and five (5) Exterior), 6-channel HD Video Surveillance System, and all required wiring to be installed in approximately 100 existing paratransit fleet vehicles, housed at the District’s ADA Operations and Maintenance Facility located at 148 Roberts Street, East Hartford, CT 06108. The District seeks to upgrade and expand its existing vehicle camera system to capture real time incidents (inside and outside of the vehicles) as they occur. Currently, existing paratransit vehicles have DriveCam installed, which captures a recording of an event when it is “triggered”.

Proposal documents may be obtained by calling the District at 860.380.2012 or emailing to: ldrake@ghtd.org. A pre-proposal conference will be held via GoToMeeting on Friday, June 12, 2020, at 10:00 AM. The purpose of the meeting is to outline requirements of the RFP and to provide the opportunity for questions.

The Proposer may submit any written requests for clarification as well as any questions regarding this solicitation package prior to the pre-proposal conference.

Proposals shall be submitted to LaShaunda Drake, Greater Hartford Transit District, One Union Place, Hartford, CT. 06103, on or before 2:30 p.m. on Friday, July 10, 2020. Proposals received after the deadline will not be considered and will be returned to the Proposer unopened. Any changes, or any requests for changes in the specifications, will not be recognized after sealed proposals are submitted to the District.

Any contract resulting from this request for proposals is subject to a financial assistance contract between the District, the Connecticut Department of Transportation and the Federal Transit Administration. All Proposers will be required to certify that they are not on the Comptroller General’s list of ineligible contractors. Further, the contractor will be required to comply with all applicable equal employment opportunity laws and regulations.

The District hereby notifies all Proposers that in regard to any contract entered into pursuant to this Request for Proposals, 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. The District reserves the right to reject any and all proposals as submitted in response to this Request for Proposals, and to waive informalities and irregularities, as it deems in its best interest.

RFP #09-020 – Paratransit Vehicle Cameras

RFP 09-020 Addendum 1

RFP 09-020 Addendum 2

Addendum 2 – Attachment 1 Camera Layout

RFP 09-020 Addendum 3

Addendum 3 – Attachment 1_TH6 spec sheet

Addendum 3 – Attachment 2 Approved Equal Form (Revised)

Addendum 3 – Attachment 3 Approved Equal Request

 

INVITATION FOR BIDS
GHTD IFB #11-020
UNION STATION TRANSPORTATION CENTER PUBLIC RESTROOM EXPANSION AND RENOVATION

The Greater Hartford Transit District (GHTD), Hartford, Connecticut, a municipal corporation formed under Chapter 103a of the Connecticut General Statutes, Revision of 1958, as amended, is seeking a general contractor to perform construction for the expansion and renovation of the public restrooms at Hartford’s Union Station Building, within the area of work as indicated in the Bid Documents.

Bid documents including drawings and specifications will be available on or after Friday, June 5, 2020. Printed versions of contract drawings and specifications may be purchased at a fee per set from the Reprostore, located at 37 Airport Road, Hartford, CT 06114. Reprostore customer service can be reached by telephone at (860) 296-0374 or via email at plots@reprostore.com. Purchases are non-refundable. Bidders can also
access bid documents (including drawings and specifications) electronically for $30.00 through the Reprostore digital plan room on the website by visiting the following link:

https://www.reprostoreplanroom.com/

Bids shall be submitted to LaShaunda Drake, Greater Hartford Transit District, One Union Place, First Floor North, Hartford, CT. 06103, on or before 3:00 PM local time on Thursday, July 16, 2020. There will be a public bid opening at 3:10 p.m. local time held via GoToMeeting. A Pre-Bid Conference will be held by the District on Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at 1:00 PM local time, to provide an opportunity to outline the
requirements the District will expect of the Bidder, as well as to provide the opportunity for questions and explanations. Such Conference will be held via GoToMeeting. Attendance at the Pre-Bid Conference is not mandatory, and is not a condition for final
award.

Questions concerning the bidding process should be submitted in writing to LaShaunda Drake at ldrake@ghtd.org. Bids received after the deadline will not be considered and will be returned to the bidder unopened. Any changes, or any requests for changes in the specifications, will not be recognized after sealed bids are submitted to the District.

Any contract resulting from this invitation for bids is subject to a financial assistance contract between the District and the Federal Transit Administration and the District and the State of Connecticut. All bidders will be required to certify that they are not on the Comptroller General’s list of ineligible contractors. Further, the contractor will be required to comply with all applicable equal employment opportunity laws and regulations.
The GHTD hereby notifies all bidders that in regard to any contract entered into pursuant to this Invitation for Bids, 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.

The GHTD reserves the right to reject any and all bids as submitted by this Invitation for Bids, and to waive informalities and irregularities, as it deems in its best interest.

IFB #11-020 Public Restroom Expansion and Renovation_Drawings

IFB #11-020 Public Restroom Expansion and Renovation_Front End Docs and Specs

IFB 11-020 Addendum 1

IFB 11-020 Addendum 2

Addendum 2 – Attachment 1 SKAb1 (Room Finish Schedule with Legend)

Addendum 2 – Attachment 2 SKAb2 (sloping space between roof plank structure and existing ceiling)

Addendum 2 – Attachment 3 SKAb_3

Addendum 2 – Attachment 4 Project Photos and Layout (PowerPoint Presentation)

Addendum 2 – Attachment 5 (Restroom Trailer Rental Info)

IFB 11-020 Addendum 3

IFB 11-020 Addendum 4

Addendum 4 – Attachment 1 SKAb_04