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 Classifieds for August 22, 2014

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.

Table Of Contents

  • Bids/Proposals

    • Brockton Area Transit Authority - RFP


      Proposals will be received by the Brockton Area Transit Authority (hereinafter called BAT) for the mid-life overhaul of two, low floor, 35 foot, Gillig diesel transit coaches with an option for two additional vehicles.
      The Request for Proposals and technical specifications are available at no cost via e-mail or may be picked up during regular business hours. Requests for copies of documents may be sent to BAT at: and are available at the BAT Administrative Office, 155 Court St., Brockton, MA 02302. Please include complete contact information with the request.

      Proposals must be received by BAT at the BAT Administrative Office, 155 Court St., Brockton, MA 02302 on October 1, 2014 at 2:00 pm. A pre-proposal meeting will be held on September 10, 2014 at the BAT Maintenance Facility at 1442 Main St., Brockton, MA 02301 at 1:00 pm.

      This project is being funded in part with funds from the U.S. DOT, Federal Transit Administration and is subject to the terms and conditions of the grant agreement and the availability of funds from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Department of Transportation. Disadvantaged Business Enterprises are encouraged to respond.

    • Transit Authority of River City - RFP


      Sealed proposals will be received at the Transit Authority of River City (TARC), 1000 W. Broadway, Louisville, KY 40203, PROPOSAL NO. P-2576. PROPOSAL SUBJECT: TRANSIT PUBLIC RELATIONS & MARKETING SERVICES. DATE: until 3:00 p.m. October 2nd, 2014. Small, disadvantaged and female owned business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity and are encouraged to submit in response to this Request For Proposal, and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, creed, sex, or national origin in consideration of an award. Copies of the Request For Proposal may be obtained by contacting Mike Ratchford, Director of Purchasing, at the above address or by calling (502) 561-5199, or by e-mail at TARC reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all proposals and to waive any informality or technicality in the bidding. J. Barry Barker, Executive Director/TARC

  • Help Wanted

    • City and County of San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency - Project Manager

      RECRUITMENT #TEX-5506-063845

      Salary: $170,066.00 annually
      Position Description:
      Under general supervision of the Senior Program Manager of Transit Capital Programs Oversight and Contract Administration, the Project Manager III will plan, organize, direct, and manage vehicle design and production responsibilities of Phase I of the Light Rail Vehicle (LRV) Procurement Program which has a total value of approximately $140 Million. The Project Manager III is responsible for managing the design, production, testing and commissioning of new vehicles. This person will be expected to apply extensive knowledge of transit vehicle engineering principles in the monitoring and enforcement of vehicle design specifications.

      To view the full job posting in detail and apply online, please click on the following link:

    • Capital Metro - Director, Rail Operations

      Capital Metro in Austin, TX is HIRING! Director, Rail Operations – to learn more, visit

    • Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation - Deputy Director


      The Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT) is conducting a search to fill the position of Deputy Director of DRPT in our Richmond location. DRPT is a nationally recognized leader in offering innovative and forward-looking solutions that provide mobility and transportation choices to Virginia’s citizens.
      This position is seeking a qualified individual to oversee the daily operations of the agency, to work collaboratively as a trusted partner with the Director of Rail and Public Transportation, and to meet or exceed the agency objectives and goals.

      Email for full position description.

      Qualifications and on-line application instructions can be found at

      Search on position 00150 or use quick link:

    • Milwaukee County Transit System - Deputy Director


      The Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) is seeking dynamic, results oriented candidates for the position of Deputy Director. The deputy oversees daily operation of the transit system, including both fixed route and paratransit services. In the absence of the Managing Director, the deputy acts on his behalf. As an executive team member, the deputy develops policies and procedures, reviews performance measures, manages and develops operating and capital budgets, and performs other duties or functions as assigned.
      The ideal candidate will have demonstrated strong visionary thinking ability coupled with the capability to translate his or her vision into actions that achieve results. The deputy must balance his or her visionary orientation with solid execution skills. We are seeking a results-focused candidate that has consistently left areas of responsibility, whether departments or organizations, stronger than how he or she found them. MCTS is seeking to become a ‘best-in-class’ transit system, and will reward an ideal candidate with the opportunity to join an executive team focused on achieving this critical mission.
      A complete position summary and candidate specification can be found at:

    • Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority - Chief of Police

      The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of Chief of Police.
      About the MBTA Police Department
      The MBTA Transit Police Department comprises of 270 employees (including 12 civilians) and is organized into three divisions: Patrol Operations, Investigative Services, and Administrative Services. Department services include uniform patrol, criminal investigation, prosecution, crime analysis, K-9, special operations to include K-9, explosive detection, and SWAT, and community outreach. The Department also operates a Municipal Police Training Committee certified police training academy. The Academy is responsible for training MBTA Transit Police Officers in addition to officers from other agencies.

      While the MBTA Transit Police Department has primary jurisdiction on MBTA property and vehicles, MBTA Transit Police Officers have full police authority throughout and within the 175 cities and towns comprising the MBTA service district. Policing responsibility is shared with local cities and towns by means of concurrent jurisdiction and in a few instances through mutual aid agreements.

      The MBTA Transit Police is accredited by both the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) and the Massachusetts Police Accreditation Commission (MPAC). The Police was first accredited in 1986, and has since been reaccredited three times, in 2005, 2008, and most recently in July of 2011. The Police Training Academy is also nationally accredited.

      The ideal candidate would be an experienced law enforcement leader with
      • Exceptional negotiation, conflict resolution, and communication skills.
      • Demonstrated ability to promote sound community relations
      • A keen understanding of multicultural issues
      • Work experience in a diverse and heavily unionized environment

      Responsibilities include: overseeing the personnel, operations and equipment of the MBTA Transit Police Department, providing public safety and law enforcement services for the protection of the customers and employees of the MBTA, the general public and the assets of the Authority. The selected candidate will plan and direct the activities of the Department to preserve peace, protect riders, employees and property, and enforce the law. The qualified candidate must have: A Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Business, or a related field from an accredited institution; ten (10) years of law enforcement experience in a large, multi-jurisdictional setting; five (5) years of command experience; knowledge and training relative to the Incident Command System; sound knowledge of Massachusetts and federal laws and regulations; familiarity with Police Accreditation operations and standards (The Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies - CALEA); knowledge of budget development and/or administration; the ability to pass a formal firearms test; the ability to obtain a valid License to Carry a Firearm in Massachusetts; a valid driver’s license; a certification demonstrating the successful completion of Basic Police Recruit Academy; and the ability to supervise and work effectively with a diverse workforce. Preferences Include: Work experience in the law enforcement field in an urban environment; and/or work experience in the law enforcement field in a transit setting.
      Application deadline: Monday, August 25, 2014. To view the complete job description or to apply online, please visit the MBTA’s Career Opportunities page at
      The MBTA is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer.

    • Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority - Managing Executive Officer


      The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro),
      located near downtown Los Angeles is seeking an astute and seasoned executive management professional to serve as the Managing Executive Officer, Vendor/Contract Management (MEO). Over the next 30 years, Metro will be responsible for managing over $40 billion in contracts for major construction, highway, and planning projects, including public-private partnerships and acquisition services for transit, bus, and rail operations.

      This is a newly created position and with its inception comes the opportunity to shape the future of an important strategic thrust for the entire agency. Reporting to the Executive Director, Vendor/Contract Management, the new MEO has oversight management responsibility for the day-to-day operations of the entire Vendor/Contract Management business unit. The business unit is divided into eight operating sections, has a FY 15 budget of $49.7 million, and maintains a staff of approximately 250 employees. The ideal candidate will come from a large public and/or private working environment of similar size and complexity to Metro and must possess a working knowledge of the theories, principles, and practices of contract and material management, including procurement and supply chain management techniques and concepts.

      The position requires a minimum of 10 years of senior-level management experience in contract and material management. A bachelor’s degree in Business/Public Administration, or a related field is also required. Salary Range: $147,826 - $221,728. Filing Deadline: Open until filled. Relocation assistance is provided.

      To apply, contact James Lincoln, Lincoln & Associates, (702) 655-6858, and/or
      Feel free to contact me if you have any questions. Please confirm receipt of this email. Best regards,
      James E. Lincoln II
      Lincoln & Associates LLC
      6129 Cottontail Cove Street, Suite 1
      Las Vegas, Nevada 89130
      (702) 655-6858
      (702) 655-6857 (fax)
      (323) 854-6838 (cell)

    • Capital District Transportation Authority - Director of Transportation



      Location:    ALBANY, New York

      Job Status: Full-time Salary:$80,000-$100,000
      The Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) is looking for a Director of Transportation to oversee service delivery to our 17 million customers.

      This senior level person reports to the CEO and will be tasked with developing long-term operational plans and procedures in accordance with Authority goals and applicable NYS employment and transportation regulations.
      This position is responsible for alltransportation staff, including daily operations of a 250 bus fleet and supervision of 400 employees. Experience in a unionized environment preferred.
      Must have excellent communication and computer skills as well as experience in the creation and close monitoring of budgets. Scheduling and/or planning experience preferred.
      The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field and/or extensive experience related to transportation management.
      CDTA offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including Health/Dental/Vision, Enrollment into the NYS Retirement System and a generous paid time off program.
      Qualified candidates are invited to apply on our website at:
      CDTA values diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.

    • City and County of San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency

      RECRUITMENT #TEX-5502-063844

      Salary: $121,056.00 annually
      Position Description:
      Under general supervision of the Senior Program Manager of Transit Capital Programs Oversight and Contract Administration, Project Manager I will be responsible for managing the contract and procurement functions of Phase I of the Light Rail Vehicle (LRV) Procurement Program which has a total value of approximately $140 Million. This person will be responsible for performing functions necessary to implement and enforce contractual language pertaining to the Program and performing functions related to the design, production, testing and commissioning of new vehicles. This person will be expected to apply significant knowledge of transit vehicle engineering principles in the monitoring and enforcement of contract terms and design proposals.
      To view the full job posting in detail and apply online, please click on the following link:

    • Norwalk Transist - Chief Executive Officer

      The Norwalk, Connecticut, Transit District is seeking a Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

      The CEO of the District reports to the appointed Commissioners who serve as the Board of Directors. The CEO is responsible for directing the operation of the District including all public transit services.

      Norwalk, Connecticut located on Long Island Sound, is 40 miles from New York City. It is a community of 87,000 sitting within an urbanized area of over 500,000.

      The chosen candidate must possess the skills, energy, and vision to oversee a bus, shuttle, and para-transit system operating 100 vehicles throughout southwestern Connecticut. The District has 150 full and part-time employees, and an operating budget of approximately $14,000,000. Capital budgets vary from year to year but average at least several million dollars annually. The CEO will serve as the face of the District to Federal, State, and local officials, as well as the business and development community. The CEO will have extensive interaction with senior City and regional officials as well as senior State and Federal representatives; including local, state and federal, elected officials.

      A broad knowledge of transit and para-transit operations is required in conjunction with significant experience working as the leader of a team of talented professionals. Considerable experience with Federal and State regulations is also expected. At least 10 years of experience is required, four of which must be in a senior management position.

      The position requires a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field with a Master’s a plus.

      The hiring range for this position is between $130,000 and $145,000 depending on qualifications.

      Further information regarding the operations of the Norwalk Transit District is available on its website,
      Please submit a letter of interest and resume no later than September 15th to

      The Norwalk Transit District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • Notices

    • Greater Peoria Mass Transit District - DBE Goal

      2014, 2015 & 2016

      The Greater Peoria Mass Transit District (hereafter referred to as GPMTD) in accordance with regulations of the U.S. Department of Transportation, 49 CFR Part 26, hereby announces its Federal Fiscal Years (FFYs) 2014, 2015 and 2016 (October 1, through September 30,) goal of 2.82% for Disadvantage Business Enterprise (DBE) participation on Federal Transit Administration (FTA) assisted contracts, purchases and services.
      The proposed goal and its rationale are available for public review for the next 30 days during normal business hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, at GPMTD’s administrative office located at 2105 NE Jefferson Avenue, Peoria, Illinois 61603-3587.

      Written comments regarding the goal and the methodology used for developing it will be accepted for forty-five (45) days after publication of this notice. For more information please contact Cathy Worlow, Director of Administration, Greater Peoria Mass Transit District, ph: (309) 679-8150, fax: (309) 676-8373, e-mail: Written comments may also be directed to Mrs. Worlow at Greater Peoria Mass Transit District, 2105 NE Jefferson Avenue, Peoria, Illinois 61603-3587.

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