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American Public Transportation Association

 Classifieds for December 1, 2017

Passenger Transport classified ads are the leading marketplace for the public transportation industry. In every biweekly issue, transit systems and businesses place their requests for bids and proposals, help wanted notices, and for sale advertisements - and they get results. All classifieds that appear in print also appear in the online electronic version of Passenger Transport, reaching more than 18,000 readers.

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Table Of Contents


  • Bids/Proposals

    • City of Phoenix - RFP

      REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP)
      PTD18-003 – ALTERNATIVE
      TRANSPORTATION PROGRAMS

      The City requests proposals from qualified proposers for the provision of professional administration of alternative transportation programs, in accordance with the specifications and provisions of the RFP. The initial contract shall commence on or about July 1, 2018 and end June 30, 2021.

      Interested persons may obtain the RFP and exhibits by downloading a copy from the City’s internet site: https://phoenix.gov/solicitations
      Elizabeth Kellim
      Contracts Specialist II-Lead
      City of Phoenix Public Transit Department
      302 North First Avenue, Suite 900
      Phoenix, Arizona 85003-1598
      (602) 256-3239 FAX (602) 495-2002
      E-mail: Elizabeth.kellim@phoenix.gov (preferred)

      A pre-proposal conference will be held on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at 9:00am (localtime). Interested proposers should convene at 302 North First St, Suite 900, Phoenix, AZ 85003.
      Proposals will be received at the Public Transit Department, 302 North First Avenue, Suite 900, Phoenix, Arizona 85003, no later than 2:00 p.m. local time on Friday, December 15, 2017. Late proposals will not be considered.


    • Link Transit - RFP

      LINK TRANSIT REQUEST FOR BIDS
      RFP 2017-03

      Link Transit, the Chelan-Douglas Public Transportation Benefit Area, in Wenatchee, Washington is soliciting Bids from qualified vendors for CAD/AVL & Electronic Fare Payment System (as defined in the General Information section).

      To request a Bid package, which includes specifications and instructions for vendors, or to obtain more information regarding RFP 2017-03, please contact Link Transit’s Procurement Specialist, Dwight Goehner at (509) 664-7642 or by e-mail at dgoehner@linktransit.com The Bid packet consists of the Call for Bids, general instructions for Proposers, Certificate of authorization, Bid Form Specifications, Contract and Mandatory forms, and Fedreflected in the bid shall include all costs for delivery, and should include three (3) satisfactory references.

      Sealed bids must be submitted to Link Transit, 2700 Euclid Avenue, Wenatchee, WA 98801 by 1:00 PM (PST) on February 9, 2018. The successful Bid must be approved by the link Transit Board of Directors at a regular scheduled business meeting and will be submitted to the Board for consideration on Tuesday, February 20, 2018.

      Dated this 12th day of November 2017 at Wenatchee, WA
      Nick Covey, Finance Managereral clauses. The Prices


    • City of Santa Maria - RFP

      REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
      OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE OF PUBLIC FIXED ROUTE AND DEMAND
      RESPONSE SERVICES

      The City of Santa Maria (SMAT) located on the central coast of California in Santa Barbara County, invites proposals for contracting the Operation and Maintenance of its fixed route transit and demand response for a THREE (3) year period plus SEVEN (7) optional one (1) year extensions. Inclusive of this Request for Proposal, the City of Santa Maria is requesting a proposal to provide bus stop janitorial and maintenance services.

      All prospective proposers are requested to attend a pre-proposal meeting to be held on December 15, 2017 at 2:00 p.m., PST, at the City of Santa Maria, Moon Room, 110 South Pine Street, Santa Maria, California.

      All proposals must be received by SMAT, City of Santa Maria, Austin O’Dell, Transit Services Manager, 110 South Pine Street, Suite 101 (USPS) OR Suite 221 (Fed Ex & UPS), Santa Maria, CA 93458 no later than 4:00 p.m., FRIDAY, JANUARY 19, 2018.

      You may obtain a copy of the RFP at: https://www.cityofsantamaria.org/city-government/departments/public-works-services/bids-and-proposals


    • County of Rockland - RFP

      ​REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

      Sealed bids will be received by the Director of Purchasing for the County of Rockland, Bldg. A, 2nd Floor, 50 Sanatorium Rd., Pomona, NY 10970 for:
      RFP-RC-2017-024

      Construction Management/Inspection Services for the Monsey Park and Ride Facility
      Closing: 12/21/17 @ 3:00 PM

      Specifications and solicitation forms may be obtained by visiting the Purchasing Division’s Website at: www.rcpurchasing.com or the Empire State Purchasing System at: www.empirestatebidsystem.com
      Americans with Disabilities Act Notice: to request accommodations for a disability, please contact Ann Marie Curley, 4 days in advance, at (845) 364-3820.

      County of Rockland, Pomona, NY 10970
      Paul Brennan, CPPO, Director of Purchasing
      Dated: 12/4/17


    • City of Santa Clarita - RFP

      RFP# TMF-17-18-20
      MANAGEMENT, OPERATIONS AND
      MAINTENANCE OF TRANSIT SERVICES

      The City of Santa Clarita is seeking proposals from interested vendors to provide all transit, commuter, Dial‐a‐Ride and Access Services (ADA) services for the City of Santa Clarita.
      Proposal responses must be received electronically before 11:00 AM (local time) on Monday, December 18, 2017, by the Purchasing Agent of the City of Santa Clarita. Electronic specifications may be viewed at PlanetBids.

      To become involved in doing business with the City of Santa Clarita, please register with us on our Planetbids Vendor Portal- which is where all of our quotes, bids, and requests for proposals are posted and our business is solicited. Please use the web address below in order to start the registration process:
      https://www.planetbids.com/portal/portal.cfm?CompanyID=16840


    • TriMet - RFI

      REQUEST FOR INFORMATION (RFI) FOR LAUNDRY SERVICES

      TriMet, The Tri-County Metropolitan Transportation District of Oregon, is seeking information from service providers to supply and maintain employee uniform garments, facility and shop dust mats, mops, shop and bath towels, fender covers, and other items as required. TriMet is located in Portland, Oregon and provides public transportation services in the Tri-County Metropolitan Region of Washington, Clackamas, and Multnomah Counties. TriMet operates fixed route bus, light rail, and streetcar service seven days a week. To view the full RFI, please visit TriMet’s e-procurement website, eBid Exchange, at the following link under the opportunity number of RFI1802LJ: https://www.ebidexchange.com/trimet/.

      Due date for RFIs is January 4, 2018 by 11:30 a.m. (PST). All questions and responses (communication preference is via email) shall be submitted to Linda Joy at the following contact information:
      Linda Joy, Contract Administrator
      Procurement & Contracts Department
      TriMet
      1800 SW 1st Ave., Suite 300
      Portland, OR 97201
      Phone: 503.962.3036
      Email: JoyL@trimet.org


    • Regional Transit Authority of New Orleans - IFB

      PUBLIC NOTICE
      REGIONAL TRANSIT AUTHORITY
      BUS SIMULATORS
      INVITATION FOR BID (IFB) #2017-041

      Project Description: The Regional Transit Authority of New Orleans invites qualified vendors to provide a Transit Simulator System (TSS) used for the learning and development of New Hires and Veteran Bus/Streetcar/Paratransit Operators, per specifications in IFB 2017-041.

      How to obtain a copy of the IFB: Specifications and further information concerning the IFB may be obtained November 21, 2017 from the RTA’s E-BID website at https://www.ebidexchange.com/NORTA. You will be required to first register on this website. The IFB can also be obtained at Regional Transit Authority’s website at http://www.norta.com and at 2817 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70119.

      A Pre-Bid Conference will be held in the RTA Board Room on Thursday, December 7, 2017 at 2:00 PM.

      Responding to IFB: Bids shall be submitted thru the RTA’s Procurement E-Bid Exchange website and upon request (1) one hardcopy may be accepted by mail or delivered to the Regional Transit Authority, Procurement Department, 2817 Canal St., New Orleans, LA, 70119 on or before 10:00 A.M., Thursday, December 21, 2017.

      A Bid Opening will be held in the RTA Board Room on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 10:00 AM. Any questions or further information concerning the IFB may be submitted to Adonis C. Expose’, beginning on November 21, 2017, via e-mail at adonis.expose@transdev.com or the website at www.norta.com.

      RTA in accordance with 49 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 26 has an obligation to ensure nondiscrimination of Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs) and to comply with all federal, state and local regulations relative to utilization of DBEs on publicly funded projects. The RTA is committed to utilization of DBEs on all federally funded projects toward attainment of the agency’s established overall goal of 31%. The RTA has established a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goal of 100% for this project.

      Notice to all offerors is hereby provided that in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws the RTA will ensure that DBEs are afforded full opportunity to submit offers and responses to this solicitation and to participate in any contract consummated pursuant to this advertisement. Additionally, no offeror will be discriminated against on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity or disability. As such, award of the contract will be conditioned on meeting the requirements of the federal, state and local laws for Equal Opportunity including compliance with the policies of DBE Program.

      The RTA reserves the right to accept or reject any and all proposals submitted.
      Justin T. Augustine, III
      Vice President – Transdev
      In Service to the RTA


    • Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority - IFB

      LOS ANGELES COUNTY
      METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY (METRO)

      Metro will receive Invitation for Bids (IFB) No. OP47781 to procure nineteen (19) One Ton Utility Trucks per specifications on file at the LACMTA Office of Procurement, One Gateway Plaza, Los Angeles, CA, 90012 (9th Floor).

      All Bids must be submitted to Metro, and be filed at the reception desk of the Office of Materiel on or before 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 21, 2017 Pacific Time, at which time bids will be opened and publicly read. Bids received later than the above date and time will be rejected and returned to the bidder unopened. Each bid must be sealed and marked Bid No. OP47781.

      Bid specifications will be available as of Monday, November 20, 2017 via the website at www.metro.net. You may also obtain Bid specifications by calling the PROCUREMENT RECEPTION DESK (9th Floor) at (213) 922-1037, or via Fax at (213) 922-2637.

      12/4/17
      CNS-3071967#
      PASSENGER TRANSPORT C/O AMERA


    • City of Rochester - RFP

      CITY OF ROCHESTER, MINNESOTA
      REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

      Web-based Multimodal Trip Planning and Matching Software and Associated Services
      Proposals due December 15, 2017

      The city of Rochester, Minnesota invites the submission of proposals by qualified consultants to provide an online (web based) multimodal trip planning, trip matching and complementary software and associated services to serve commuters in the Rochester area.

      More information is available at: http://www.rochestermn.gov/departments/public-works/rfps-bid-projects/requests-for-proposals

      City Clerk
      City of Rochester, Minnesota
      201 4th Street SE
      Rochester, MN 55904


  • Help Wanted

    • Ben Franklin Transit - Transit Operations Director

      TRANSIT OPERATIONS DIRECTOR
      BEN FRANKLIN TRANSIT
      RICHLAND, WASHINGTON
      $96,868 - $145,302

      For a complete position profile and to apply online, visit Prothman at http://www.prothman.com/ and click on “Open Recruitments.” For questions, call 206-368-0050.

      Located in southeastern Washington, Ben Franklin Transit (BFT) is a municipal corporation which provides public transportation services in a 616 square mile area in Benton and Franklin Counties. BFT administration offices are in Richland, which, along with its sister cities of Kennewick, Pasco, and West Richland, make up the Tri-Cities (population 270,170).

      BFT employs 307 full and part-time employees, both union and non-union. Services include: fixed-route, paratransit (Dial-A-Ride), taxi feeder, Trans+Plus Night and Sunday Service, and Demand Response services, as well as connector services for outside of BFT’s public transportation benefit area. In 2014, combined ridership for all modes of service totaled 4,143,874.

      Under the direction of the General Manager, the Transit Operations Director is responsible for administering all operational functions of bus transportation, operations control center, field supervision, and training to provide safe, reliable, high quality, and economical transportation services to the area’s customers.

      Bachelor’s degree in business administration/management, transportation, industrial engineering, or related field. Five years of progressively responsible public transit operations, labor relations, management and supervisory level experience. Must have a valid Washington State driver’s license at time of hire.

      Ben Franklin Transit is an equal opportunity employer. First review: December 17, 2017 (open until filled).


    • Golden Empire Transit District - Chief Financial Officer

      GOLDEN EMPIRE TRANSIT DISTRICT
      CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

      The Golden Empire Transit District (GET) is hiring a Chief Financial Officer. For a complete view of the job description and to apply on-line, please visit our website at www.getbus.org. EOE
      Applications may also be obtained from the GET office at 1830 Golden State Avenue, Bakersfield, CA. 93301


    • Univ. of S. Florida Center for Urban Transportation Research - Manager, Transit/Transportation

      UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA
      CENTER FOR URBAN TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH
      TRANSIT MAINTENANCE AND ANALYSIS AND RESEARCH CENTER MANAGER

      Dept. Number/Name: 0-2117-000 / Center For Urban Transportation Research
      College/Division: Academic Affairs-College of Engineering
      Salary Plan: Administrative
      Job Code/Title: 3229/Manager, Transit/Transportation
      Hiring Salary/Salary Range: $75,000-$85,000
      Position Number: 00033100
      ORGANIZATIONAL SUMMARY:
      The Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) provides high quality, objective transportation expertise in the form of technical support, policy analysis, and research support that translates directly into benefits for its project sponsors. The Transit Training and Technical Assistance Program at CUTR has 17 full-time faculty and staff positions housed both at our facility at USF-Tampa and in Tallahassee. The core programs include those that provide technical assistance and training to urban and rural public transportation providers; the Transit Maintenance Analysis and Research Center; the Transit Research Inspection and Procurement Services Program (specializing in statewide transit procurements and research in the area of vehicle design and structure); and research in the areas of transit safety/security and mobility options for people with disabilities and seniors.
      POSITION SUMMARY:
      This position will report to the Director of Transit Safety and Workforce Development. This position requires demonstrated transit maintenance experience and associated experience to total ten years. This position’s primary purpose is to manage the Florida Department of Transportation sponsored Transit Maintenance Analysis and Resource Center.
      PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
      Advanced knowledge of transit vehicle maintenance, transit vehicle systems and components, and associated technologies. Bus vehicle maintenance inspection and repair. Specification development related to transit vehicles, vehicle components and systems, and associated technologies. In addition, have grant management, demonstrated supervision and leadership experience.
      Applicants must electronically submit the application packet to the following website: http://www.usf.edu/administrative-services/human-resources/careers/ (Applicants search Job Opening ID# 14291).
      USF is an equal opportunity, equal access academic institution that embraces diversity in the workplace.


    • Golden Gate Bridge, Highway & Transportation District - Bus Operation, Full-Time

      BUS OPERATOR, FULL-TIME (PS101207)

      Position is represented by the ATU
      Amalgamated Transit Union, Local Division #1575
      Bus Operator Training Program runs approximately twelve (12) weeks, Monday through Friday, 6:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., which includes a 60-minute unpaid lunch period. There will also be three (3) nights of night driving during the winter months; it is from 2:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

      SALARY RANGE: $24.00 per hour - During training
      Upon successful completion of training
      $25.42 per hour, plus benefits* for the first six (6) months of service
      $26.83 per hour, plus benefits* for the second six (6) months of service
      $28.24 per hour, plus benefits* thereafter
      *Pension contribution amounts are subject to determination based on currently pending legislative decisions

      DATE POSTED: Tuesday, November 21, 2017
      CLOSING DATE: Tuesday, December 12, 2017
      OPEN TO: All Qualified Applicants

      OPENINGS: One Class of 12 Positions and to Create an Eligibility List
      Please note that current and future vacancies may be filled through the creation of an Eligibility List for this classification.
      Please do not contact the employer about the status of this position. Each candidate will be notified whether they will be proceeding to the next step of the process.

      POSITION SUMMARY:
      Under general supervision, operates a variety of transit vehicles to transport passengers along specific, assigned routes according to the District’s requirements. Provide service in a safe, courteous and reliable manner. Responsible for written reports and other information as required. Upon completion of the Golden Gate Transit Training Program, the employee operates regularly scheduled assignments. All runs will originate either in Santa Rosa, Novato or San Rafael.

      MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
      • Must be a licensed driver for at least seven (7) years prior to the date of this posting.
      • No experience is necessary.
      • Must pass the Student Bus Driver Training program and Probationary period.

      ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
      • Transports passengers along assigned routes, making designated stops as required or requested.
      • Uses the fare box to accurately collect fares, issues transfers and gives general information.
      • Completes reports on patron count, non-scheduled mileage, vehicular deficiencies, fare box, accidents and other reports as required.
      • Operates automatic lift on buses and assists passengers in wheelchairs, those using crutches or walkers, or who have speech or mental difficulty.
      • Ensures that Driver’s license and all other documents required of a commercial licensee are maintained and are current and valid.
      • Knows and follows the safety and health rules and safe working practices applicable to his or her job.
      • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with District employees, customers, vendors and all others contacted during the course of work using principles of excellent customer service.
      • Performs additional related duties as assigned.
      • Regular and reliable attendance and performance are required.

      REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
      Knowledge of: District policies and labor agreement (MOU) provisions. Occupational health and safety rules and working practices applicable to this position.
      Skills or Ability to: Read, write and speak English and perform basic mathematical procedures. Safely and smoothly operate coaches. Follow instructions and work independently. Effectively communicate and be able to work with a diverse public in a courteous, calm and professional manner under all circumstances. Respond quickly, accurately and pleasantly to customer needs. Speak distinctly, clearly, and professionally. Work during the week and evenings, nights, weekends and holidays.

      PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
      • Must be able to successfully pass the District’s pre-employment drug and physical tests and acquire at least a six (6) month medical clearance. The District’s pre-employment tests include the DMV physical, functional performance physical and FTA DOT drug screen.

      REQUIRED LICENSE:
      • Must possess and maintain a current, valid California driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.
      • Must be a licensed driver for at least 7 years prior to the date of posting.
      • No more than 1 moving violation and no “at fault” accidents within the last 3 years.
      • No reckless driving and DUI within the last 7 years.a period of 3 years prior to the date of this posting.
      • No Failures to Appear or Failures to Pay on DMV printout at the time of submission.
      • Other violations, citations, and/or accidents will be reviewed on a case by case basis and may be cause for non-selection.
      • Ability to obtain a Commercial Driver License (CDL) is part of the completion of the Student Bus Driver Training program.

      BENEFITS:
      • Ten (10) paid Legal Holidays:
      • New Years Day
      • Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday
      • Cesar Chavez Birthday
      • President’s Birthday
      • Memorial Day
      • Fourth of July
      • Labor Day
      • Thanksgiving
      • Day after Thanksgiving
      • Christmas Day
      • District-paid benefits for the employee:
      • Health care (choice of one): either Blue Shield (HMO only for the first 2 years of employment) or Kaiser
      • Prescription Drug
      • Dental Insurance
      • Vision Coverage
      • Life Insurance of $20,000 (on employee)
      • Employee Assistance Program
      • Deferred Compensation Program (optional)
      • Membership in a Credit Union (optional)

      APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
      FAILURE TO MEET ANY OF THE REQUIREMENTS STATED BELOW MAY RESULT IN REJECTION OF YOUR APPLICATION
      TO APPLY: www.goldengate.org/jobs

      Applicants must apply online by the deadline date. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

      The District’s Human Resources Kiosk is available for filling out and submitting your online application and employment documents. The HR kiosk is located at the San Rafael Office. For directions and general information, visit our website www.goldengate.org.

      The District’s primary and official means of application notification is via EMAIL. Thus, applicants are advised to check their email for their application status updates.

      THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENT(S) MUST BE SUBMITTED AT TIME OF APPLICATION:
      • GGBHT Online Employment Application
      • DMV Report H-6 printout (Scan and attach as PDF to your Online Employment Application)
      Applicants with DMV printouts older than 30 days will be eliminated (NOTE: You will be required to provide your original DMV H6 print out if you are invited to the next step of the process). The printout should reflect a pattern of safe, responsible vehicle operation, and demonstrate a clean driving record which would include the following:
      a) NO Reckless Driving CVC 23103 through 23109 (reckless driving), or Driving Under the Influence CVC 23152 – 23153 (driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs). Any DUI or Reckless Driving violation on your DMV printout within the last seven (7) years is an automatic disqualification.
      b) NO more than 1 moving violation and no “at fault” accidents within the last 3 years
      c) NO license suspension, revocation or probation for a period of 3 years prior to the date of this posting.
      d) NO convictions of California State Vehicle Code 20001 (leaving the scene of an accident involving bodily injury or death).
      e) NO Failures to Appear or Failures to Pay on DMV printout at the time of submission.
      f) Any accidents on DMV printout must be accompanied by an insurance or police report verifying that you were not at-fault.
      o If accident occurred while driving for an employer a company report is also required.
      g) Other violations, citations, and/or accidents will be reviewed on a case by case basis and may be cause for non-selection.
      NOTE: ONLY DMV H6 reports will be accepted. A DMV H6 printout report (10 year driving record) MUST come from any DMV office. A complete DMV H6 report has the word ***END*** in capital letters at the end of the report. H6 reports that state: Unable to Print Entire Record will not be accepted. Request that the DMV provides you with a complete DMV H6 report with the final page that states ***END***

      THE SELECTION PROCESS FOR THIS POSITION WILL INCLUDE:
      There are six steps in the selection process. You must pass each step to move on to the next step. The steps consist of the following:
      1. Successful completion of application screening process
      2. Video Examination and Written Examination
      3. Panel Interview
      4. Medical Examination, post offer of “conditional employment” (includes DOT medical and physical guideline requirements, a drug screen and physical abilities examination)
      5. Criminal Investigation
      6. Ten (10) year history conducted on Employment Background

      *This position is classified as U.S. Department of Transportation - Federal Transit Administration “Safety Sensitive.” Under DOT FTA regulations, employees in “Safety Sensitive” positions are subject to pre-employment, reasonable suspicion, post-accident, random and return-to-duty drug and/or alcohol testing.

      **The District will invite only those candidates whose qualifications most closely match the position requirements to continue in the selection process. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

      It is the policy of the Golden Gate Bridge Highway and Transportation District to take all personnel actions on the basis of merit and other job-related factors, without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), disability: physical or mental, age (40 and older), genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation and identity, medical condition, political affiliation or military status.

      Applicants with Disabilities: The Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts to accommodate applicants with disabilities to complete the Employment Application and in any job-related examination process. If you have special needs, please call (415) 257-4521 (Human Resources). The District’s telecommunications device (TDD) for Persons with Hearing Disabilities is (415) 257-4554.
      Revised 03/17/2014 SS


    • Southern California Regional Rail Authority - Senior Manager, Train Control Systems

      SENIOR MANAGER, TRAIN CONTROL SYSTEMS
      METROLINK
      $109,906.00 - $171,735.00 Annually

      The Southern California Regional Rail Authority, operator of the METROLINK Commuter Rail System, is seeking a Senior Manager of Train Control Systems to manage and develop SCRRA’s Train Control Network and Train Control Application Systems which protect the movement of trains and the underlying safety systems such as Positive Train Control.

      The ideal candidate will have experience working in a 24/7 operations center environment, working with complex operations systems and software such as dispatch and enterprise management. Requires a BA/BS and five years’ experience managing personnel, contracts and consultants.

      This is a continuous recruitment, interested candidates are encouraged to apply immediately. For additional information and to apply, visit www.metrolinktrains.com/careers. EEO/ADA


    • Sonoma-Marin Area Rail - Senior Planner

      SONOMA-MARIN AREA RAIL TRANSIT (SMART) – SENIOR PLANNER
      Annual Salary - $92,248 - $112,132

      SMART is a new commuter rail service located in Northern CA, serving Marin and Sonoma Counties. The Senior Planner, under general supervision, performs a variety of duties to carry out the District’s transportation planning projects, including transit planning and service delivery studies and analyses, data gathering, data analysis and preparation and presentation of oral and written reports. Participates in policy development and project implementation through the capital planning studies and projects that include the identification of issues, collection and analysis of data and evaluations and recommendations for change.

      Experience and Education:
      Sufficient training, education and experience to demonstrate the required knowledge, skills and abilities. A Master’s degree in transportation or urban planning or a related field and four years of progressively responsible planning experience or a Bachelor’s degree in planning or a related field and six years of professional planning experience. Supervisory experience preferred.

      To Apply: https://www.calopps.org/smart.
      Email: jobs@sonomamarintrain.org.
      EOE


    • Greater New Haven Transit District - Manager of Grants and Procurement

      GREATER NEW HAVEN TRANSIT DISTRICT
      MANAGER OF GRANTS AND PROCUREMENT

      GNHTD provides transportation service for the elderly and disabled in South Central Connecticut and serves as a conduit for federal and state transit infrastructure funding.

      We are looking for an experienced, highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our dynamic senior management team as Manager of Grants and Procurement. Our company is growing; we have many exciting development opportunities on the horizon including the design and construction of a new facility. We are seeking someone who can lead complex procurements in a fast-paced environment as well as spearhead grant and contract administration efforts.

      The Manager of Grants and Procurement ensures agency-wide compliance with federal and state grant agreements and applicable regulations ensuring fair and open competition, good stewardship of public funding and proper management of GNHTD grants. Provides information to the senior management team concerning the status of all grant projects, working collaboratively to analyze agency short/long term funding needs, monitoring grant related expenditures and assisting with contract management of capital projects undertaken by GNHTD. Ensures compliance with FTA Circular 5010.1E (as amended) to ensure all grant compliance requirements are met.

      The Manager of Grants and Procurement is responsible for all phases of the procurement process including solicitation, award and contract administration as well as fixed asset management. Responsible for ensuring that all procurements are conducted in accordance with FTA Circular 4220.1F (as amended) as well as Connecticut Department of Transportation contractual requirements. Responsible for developing GNHTD Procurement Policies and Procedures, recommending efficiency measures and implementing policy and procedural changes as needed.

      Assumes all responsibilities related to Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) and Small Business Enterprise (SBE) utilization goal setting and attainment reporting. Serves as DBE Officer, leading outreach efforts and reporting directly to Executive Director. Responsible for all GNHTD contracts, including short/long term procurement cycle planning and proper insurance requirements.

      Greater New Haven Transit District is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

      For further information, please visit our website at: www.gnhtd.org/jobs


    • Indianapolis Public Transportation Corporation - Job Opportunities

      INDIANAPOLIS PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION CORPORATION
      JOB OPPORTUNITIES

      PROJECT MANAGER - CIVIL DESIGN
      PROJECT MANAGER – CONSTRUCTION
      Indianapolis voters and City Council have approved a new dedicated source of local funding for the transit system, which will drive a major overhaul. IndyGo, the transit agency for Indianapolis and Marion County, will be implementing a 70% increase in service, 3 new rapid transit lines, and redeploying its entire local bus network to a high frequency grid. The Project Manager - Civil Design will manage the design phases and provide technical reviews for new Bus Rapid Transit lines as well as other capital improvement projects. The Project Manager - Construction will oversee the construction phases for the new BRT line as well as other capital improvement projects.

      SPEED AND RELIABILITY ENGINEER

      The Speed and Reliability Engineer is responsible for identifying traffic signal changes that would improve travel times and reliability of the bus service. This includes timing changes and/or the implementation of transit preferential treatments, including transit signal priority, along high ridership transit lines. The incumbent helps set transit priority policies and oversees the transit signal priority program; and creates partnerships with the City of Indianapolis for the implementation of “Hot Spot” improvements and transit signal priority programs.

      RAPID TRANSIT INTEGRATION SPECIALIST

      The Rapid Transit Integration Specialist is responsible for managing the transition of Rapid Transit projects from the construction phase into operations. This includes coordinating project staff, operations staff, outreach staff, and IndyGo leadership to ensure a seamless transition and successful project opening.

      DATA ANALYST

      The Data Analyst will provide functional support for data and analytics to support IndyGo’s current and future operations, planning, and capital projects. These functions will generally be performed to identify, visualize, and track key performance indicators, measure progress on desired outcomes, and identify potential efficiencies in agency processes and procedures. The incumbent will work in partnership with others in the division and across departments to conduct relevant analyses and develop meaningful data visualizations to support informing specific and general stakeholder groups as well as the public at large. This position will advise and collaborate with the Planning and Capital Projects staff on program development strategies for long range planning, interagency coordination, policy development, decision support systems and data program. The incumbent will participate in major planning studies, developing and executing qualitative, quantitative, and geospatial data research, analyses and reporting.

      STRATEGIC PLANNER

      The Strategic Planner will provide functional support for data and analytics to support IndyGo’s current and future operations, planning, and capital projects. These functions will generally be performed to identify innovative opportunities to lower costs and/or increase ridership, to develop and maintain long range organizational plans, and provide support in informing external stakeholders on technical matters. This position will work with others in the department and division to research and develop agency long range plans. Advises and collaborates with the Planning and Capital Projects staff on program development strategies for long range planning, interagency coordination, policy development, decision support systems and data program. The incumbent will participate in major planning studies and assist the Director of Strategic Planning in other activities of the department. Participates in the development and execution of qualitative, quantitative, and geospatial data research, analysis and reporting.

      SERVICE PLANNER

      The Service Planner is responsible for providing planning work inclusive of short- and long-range planning involving the application of professional knowledge to various internal, municipal, and regional transit and transportation issues.

      TO SEE THE FULL JOB DESCRIPTIONS AND COMPLETE AN APPLICATION, PLEASE VISIT: www.indygo.net/employment


  • Notices

    • New Hampshire Department of Transportation - RFP

      NEW HAMPSHIRE DOT
      RTAP PROGRAM MANAGEMENT
      INTENT TO APPLY NOTICE

      The New Hampshire Department of Transportation (NHDOT) Bureau of Rail and Transit is seeking expressions of interest to apply from qualified firms for the enhancement, management and implementation of the New Hampshire Rural Transit Assistance Program (NH RTAP). NH RTAP provides technical assistance, research, and training for rural transit and specialized transportation providers in New Hampshire. The contractor will be responsible for enhancing and implementing the NH RTAP program for a period of three (3) years with yearly options for years 4 and 5.

      Proposals will be evaluated for responsiveness to the Request for Proposals by a review committee and will be based on the following criteria: Proposed approach, Qualifications and experience of the firm, Qualifications of project staff, Cost proposal, and Innovative or Supplemental services. Award of this contract will be determined by the proposal that offers the greatest value to the program beneficiaries.
      Firms that are interested in obtaining a detailed application must submit a written expression of intent to apply by 3:00 p.m., on December 15, 2017. Intent to apply submissions should be submitted electronically via email to NHDOT’s Public Transportation Administrator, Fred Butler, at frederick.butler@dot.nh.gov.

      Bidders must obtain a proposal form from the NHDOT to be eligible for bidding. Questions should be addressed to Fred Butler via email at frederick.butler@dot.nh.gov. All firms that respond by the aforementioned deadline will be issued a full RFP in December with the deadline for the RFP to be included in that correspondence.

      This project will be administered according to the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related statutes to ensure nondiscrimination.


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