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American Public Transportation Association

 Classifieds for April 29, 2016

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

    • Suffolk County - RFP


      SC Purchasing RFP No. 16020
      Commodity Code: 962 46
      Submissions Due Date: July 8, 2016
      (Advertised: May 2, and May 5, 2016)
      The County is replacing its existing fare collection system with a new, complete system for the purpose of adding validating cash collection, new types of fare media, and additional benefits to the Suffolk County Transit Bus System and its riders. The specifications found in the RFP define what the manufacture, delivery, installation, and testing of a new system should entail. The system offered by proposers should include field proven hardware, software, and services needed in order to implement a complete and fully functional fare collection system designed to meet the letter and intent of these specifications.
      The specifications for this RFP are available through contacting:
      • Accessing website: go to link for Bid, RFP and RFQ
      Announcements and follow the directions
      • In person: SC Purchasing Office, 335 Yaphank Avenue, Yaphank, NY 11980
      • By faxing (631) 852-5221 • By emailing
      • By calling (631) 852-5196 with the RFP number and your address
      • Technical questions due by May 20, 2016 by 3:30 PM Must be in writing (email acceptable)
      • Non-Mandatory Proposers’ Conference June 7, 2016 @ 11:00 AM To be held at Suffolk County Purchasing Office
      • Proposals due July 8, 2016, by 3:30 PM
      Submitted to Suffolk County Purchasing Office

    • Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority - RFP


      Metro will receive Proposals for RFP No. PS26939, Metro Blue Line First/Last Mile Plan per specifications on file at the Office of Procurement, One Gateway Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90012 (9th Floor).
      All Proposals must be submitted to Metro, and be filed at the reception desk of the Office of Procurement on or before 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time on Monday, May 16, 2016. Proposals received after the above date and time may be rejected and returned unopened. Each Proposal must be sealed and marked Proposal No. PS26939. A Pre-Proposal Conference will be held on Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. Pacific Time, in the Henry Huntington Conference Room, 3rd Floor, located at the address above.

      You may obtain a copy of the RFP, or further information, online at

    • Thunder Bay Transportation Authority - RFP


      The Thunder Bay Transportation Authority is requesting proposals for the construction of a new transportation facility, approximately 43,000 sq.ft., on a previously undeveloped 11.78 acre site in Alpena, Michigan.

      Sealed proposals are due by May 17, 2016 at 11:00 a.m., Eastern Standard time. For details, please visit

    • Sound Transit - RFQ


      RFQ No. RTA/CN 0020-16

      Operations Maintenance Satellite Facility (OMSF) Design Build
      Full notice can be viewed at

    • Alexandria Transit Company - RFP


      Notice is hereby given that the Alexandria Transit Company (ATC) is seeking proposals for the following services:
      Description: ATC is soliciting proposals from vendors to provide website redesign services. ATC requires a vendor who has demonstrated experience in managing website projects and expertise with best practices regarding successful website design, development, and deployment.

      Proposals: RFP Proposal Packages are available at 3000 Business Center Drive, Alexandria, VA 22314 or online at
      Questions: All questions must be submitted in writing by Monday, May 16, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. to Allyson Teevan, Alexandria Transit Company at

      Proposal Submittal Deadline: Proposal must be submitted to the ATC Office, 3000 Business Center Drive, Alexandria, VA 22314 on or before Friday, May 20, 2016 at 12:00 noon.

      Any questions regarding this RFP should be directed to the Marketing and Communications Manager, Allyson Teevan, at

    • Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority - RFP


      Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority (AAATA) is seeking proposals from qualified firms to provide executive search consulting services to identify and recruit qualified candidates for various positions until 12:00 p.m., Monday, May 23, 2016.

      If your firm is interested in receiving a copy of the specifications please download from our online bid system, MITN (Michigan Intergovernmental Trade Network) @
      Registration is free for all vendors and you will also have access to any addendums/updates relative to the RFP.

      To register for free, click on “Search Registration” found in the left margin in Step 4: Account Activation of the Registration process. Continue to follow all instructions related to “Search Registration”. If you require assistance, MITN’s Vendor Support staff may be reached at 800-835-4603, Mon-Fri, 8am-8pm.

      If you do not wish to register with MITN, specifications may be picked up from AAATA offices.

      If you have any questions or require additional information please do not hesitate to contact Michelle Whitlow, CPPO, CPPB, Manager of Purchasing at

    • Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority - RFP

      RFP 16-002P

      Sealed statements of proposal are hereby requested by the PINELLAS SUNCOAST TRANSIT AUTHORITY, 3201 Scherer Drive, St. Petersburg, Florida 33716 to be received until 2:00 p.m. on June 3, 2016 for Paratransit Operations and Related Services.

      A Non-Mandatory Pre-Proposal Meeting will be held at 11:00 a.m. Local Time April 18, 2016.

      Request for Proposal documents can be obtained at PSTA’s web-site: Requests for clarification and/or questions concerning the issued document shall be directed to Jean Smith, Purchasing Agent III at

    • Windham Region Transit District - RFP


      The Windham Region Transit District (WRTD) is seeking a Request for Proposal for Auditing services.

      Interested parties can request a copy of the Request for Proposal package which contains information, instructions and forms for submitting a proposal by contacting: Ms. Ellen Grant, Administrator, Windham Region Transit District, 28 South Frontage Rd, Mansfield Center, Connecticut 06250 or by email at

      Proposal questions must be received in writing or by email by April 20, 2016 to Ms. Grant.  Proposals must be submitted by May 2, 2016 by 3:00pm to Windham Region Transit District Offices, 28 South Frontage Rd, Mansfield Center, Connecticut 06250 Attention Ellen Grant, Audit RFP. The RFP will be kept confidential until the final contract is signed.

  • Help Wanted

    • LYNX - Manager Service Planning


      LYNX is hiring a Manager Service Planning. Responsibilities: designing operationally feasible transit plans, conducting transit service monitoring and evaluation functions, directing departmental research activities, coordinating transit service planning, implementing programs for the transportation disadvantaged, and resolving transit service delivery problems.

      To view a full description and to apply please visit

    • Go Triangle - Director of Bus Operations


      Go Triangle, a regional transportation organization located in the Research Triangle Park of NC, seeks an experienced Director of Regional Bus Operations to manage its Bus and Maintenance facilities. The successful candidate will have at least 10+ years of experience working in an operation that includes Bus, Maintenance, and Paratransit. If you are a degreed professional who is a subject matter expert in transit operations, we are interested in having you apply for this position. Go Triangle has a competitive salary range and comprehensive benefits. If you are a change agent who knows how to motivate, challenge, and lead, we want to hear from you. More details are available online at

    • Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority - ITS Program Manager


      The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (GCRTA) is searching for an ITS Program Manager to work in our Intelligent Transportation Systems department. The ITS Program Manager develops the strategic plan and provides overall direction for Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) projects. The successful candidate also:
      • Develops and maintains the ITS program plans. Additionally, the incumbent is responsible for the coordination and execution of multiple, simultaneous (ITS) projects.
      • Manages and directs project managers during the life of the project to ensure all program plan objectives are met.
      • Oversees the development of the project scope, specifications, budget and time line. Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Project Management, Information Systems or a similar degree.

      Applicants must have at least 4 years of experience managing Intelligent Transportation Software (ITS) projects or programs. Applicants must have excellent oral and written communication skills and must be able to demonstrate those skills. Applicants must have experience working with MS Excel, Project, Word and PowerPoint.
      To learn more details and apply, visit our website:

    • AC Transit - Assistant Transportaiton Superintendent

      Salary: $90,265 - $107,816 Annually DOE
      Location: Emeryville, CA

      AC Transit is actively recruiting for the position of Assistant Transportation Superintendent. Under general direction, this position supervises the activities of assigned Bus Operators, and other subordinate transportation and clerical staff in an operating Division or other District Transportation facility or function. This is an excellent opportunity to work at one of the largest bus agencies in California.

      Experience: Five (5) years of recent and verifiable experience in the transportation industry, including at least two (2) years in an administrative and supervisory capacity over transit operations and staff. Examples of relevant industry experience would include, but not be limited to: Bus Operator, or an administrative/clerical or dispatching position in an operating division. Examples of relevant supervisory experience would include, but not be limited to: Transportation Supervisor, Transit Office Manager, or Training Instructor.

      Education: Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration, or a directly related field from an accredited college or university. Additional experience in bus operations at AC Transit or an equivalent large urban transit agency may be substituted for the college portion of the education requirement on a year-for-year basis.
      For more information and to apply online, go to

    • AC Transit - Operations Data Systems Administrator

      Salary: $90,265 - $107,816 Annually DOE
      Location: Oakland, CA

      AC Transit is currently searching for qualified candidates for the position of Operations Data Systems Administrator. This position serves as technical administrator and advanced software user for the Operations department. Under general direction this position will perform activities such as: monitor, collect, assemble, and audit data for various operations reports; analyze systems performance; work with internal departments to resolve issues; and design and write queries and programs.

      Education – Maintenance Assignment: Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or a related field, and/or certification of completion of a recognized program in Computer Science.

      Education – Transportation Assignment: Equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Transportation, City, or Regional Planning; Urban Studies; Geography; Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Public Administration; computer programming, or a related field.
      Experience – Maintenance Assignment: Four (4) years of recent and verifiable experience in a data processing related field in a client-server environment, two (2) years of which must have included performing a variety of tasks in support of administering a database.
      Experience – Transportation Assignment: Four (4) years of recent and verifiable experience in systems/scheduling analysis in a large urban public transportation system; with functions involving the design, implementation, and management of dispatching functions, and/or day and work hour changes of Bus Operators.

      For more information and to apply online, go to

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

      Positions: Two (2)
      5502 Project Manager 1
      Recruitment TEX-5502-067218
      Salary: $128,752.00 - $128,752.00/year

      POSITION 1 – CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (Temporary Exempt Appointment)

      Under general supervision of the Deputy Director of Transit Capital Programming and Delivery, the 5502 Project Manager 1 is responsible for performing specialized engineering work in connection with the procurement, design, operation and maintenance of vehicle equipment for the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA).
      The 5502 Project Manager 1 will direct and coordinate the project management and contract administration activities, develop and manage budgets, administer complex grant oversight and conduct fiscal analysis for fixed guideway projects, facilities and infrastructure enhancement projects, vehicle procurement, preventive maintenance programs and equipment rehabilitation projects of considerable size and complexity. The Project Manager 1 evaluates new and existing vehicles for quality and reliability at various facilities and directs activities to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local legislation. The Project Manager 1 monitors and coordinates maintenance and project engineering activities and confers with engineering, maintenance, and purchasing personnel as well as contractors, vendors and consultants.

      POSITION 2 – LRV4 PROCUREMENT (Permanent Exempt Appointment)

      Under general supervision of the Deputy Director of Transit Capital Programming and Delivery, the Project Manager 1 will be responsible for managing the contract and procurement functions of the Light Rail Vehicle (LRV) Procurement Program. The Project Manager 1 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. The Project Manager 1 will be expected to apply significant knowledge of transit vehicle engineering principles in the monitoring and enforcement of contract terms and design proposals. The Project Manager 1will also oversee and perform project management and contract administration for other Transit related projects.

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

    • Southwest U.S. Streetcar Operation - General Manager


      KL2 Connects LLC has been retained to recruit a General Manager for a streetcar operation in the Southwest U.S. The winning candidate will be a full-time GM through startup, revenue service, and contract close-out and will be responsible for all day to day management activities and contract supervision. The position requires a minimum of 5 years of experience managing a light rail operation and 10 years of experience managing similar projects in a light rail or commuter transit environment. This is an excellent career opportunity that offers an excellent salary and benefits and equal opportunity — women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. To be considered please email a cover letter and resume to Celia Kupersmith at Time is of the essence for this recruitment so please respond at the earliest opportunity.

    • San Mateo County Transit District - Senior Engineer, Third Pary


      The Senior Engineer, Third-Party will report to the Deputy Director, Engineering. This position will work within the Third-Party Projects group of Caltrain Engineering to coordinate construction and encroachment activities with federal, state, local public works agencies, regulators, contractors and other outside parties (commonly referred to as third-parties). To view the complete job description and to apply online visit us at

    • Bi-State Development/MetroBus - Director, MetroBus Operations


      Bi-State Development/MetroBus is seeking a dynamic leader to assume the role of Director, MetroBus Operations. This position is responsible for oversight of all MetroBus services to provide on-time service for customers throughout the St. Louis metropolitan area. Oversees the MetroBus Operations Control functions providing management and supervision of all on street services.

      As part of Metro Transit, the St. Louis metropolitan region’s public transportation system, MetroBus operates a fleet of approximately 400 vehicles serving 78 bus routes in Missouri and Illinois. MetroBus is recognized nationally and around the world as a leader across many industry standards, including on-time performance, per-mile operating costs, customer satisfaction, and efficiency and reliability – with MetroBus vehicles operating without a breakdown four times longer than the industry average. MetroBus recorded more than 29.4 million boardings during fiscal year 2015.

      Essential Outcomes:
      • Provide leadership, direction to MetroBus staff responsible for all daily, emergency and special event activities involving Metro Bus Operations.
      • Coordinates with Planning Department and oversees implementation of plans to ensure effective bus service during regular operations and for frequent special services, emergencies or events.
      • Directs the use of $80,000,000 budget in order to meet operating and service standards and to provide excellent service to customers. May also serve as project manager on capital projects specific to MetroBus.
      • Develops tracking and reporting systems to effectively measure and improve system performance. Prepares and assists in the development of work practices and administrative procedures, productivity measures, performance criteria and standards
      • Plans for contingencies inherent in Mass Transportation including bus bridges for MetroLink, service interruptions, disaster drills, medical emergencies, inclement weather contingencies and emergency situations in the community. Represents Agency and interacts with government officials in planning disaster and evacuation plans in the case of local or national emergencies.
      • Attends and participates in appropriate meetings, and high-level planning sessions, inside and outside of the Agency, which are pertinent to the execution of the functional responsibilities of MetroBus operations.
      • Evaluates and analyzes the performance of principal segments of MetroBus operations to include trends in bus breakdowns, accidents/incidents, scheduling, delays, on-time performance, etc., and recommends effective action to be taken to increase efficiency and effectiveness. Coordinates operational needs with maintenance and all other support functions.
      • Works with Labor Relations staff to negotiate the settlement of grievances and other union related matters.
      • Accountable for the operation of the MetroBus Control Center which is responsible for the 24/7 safe, effective operation and coordination of Managers and Bus Operators and all other support functions. Ensures that appropriate operational/administrative decisions are made by MetroBus operations.

      This is a highly visible position that requires at least 10 years of progressively responsible experience at the senior management level, particularly a union environment. Demonstrated ability to manage all facets of bus operations and administrative work, including considerable experience with managing bus operations activities that demonstrate the ability to plan, coordinate, and supervise and develop staff.

      Must demonstrate ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Extensive experience providing leadership and evaluating the work of management employees as well as the effectiveness of managers and programs. Ability to create or adapt programs to achieve Metro’s goals. Ability to set goals, establish priorities and motivate management staff to achieve for excellence in providing transportation services.

      To apply: submit a resume and cover letter to HRRecruitment, or visit our website at

      Equal Opportunity Employer. Drug & Alcohol free workplace.

    • Napa Valley Transportation Authority - Transportation Program Planner & Policy Analyst


      The Napa Valley Transportation Authority (NVTA) is seeking a full-time Transportation Program Planner & Policy Analyst to perform a wide variety of moderate to highly complex professional analytical and administrative support activities, including but not limited to developing and/or administering departmental or program budgets, conducting operational analysis, and managing complex programs or projects. Incumbent must be able to multi-task, meet deadlines, work independently and as part of a team. Salary range DOE. Filing deadline 4:00 p.m. May 27, 2016. Application and full job description available at

    • Town of Ocean City, Maryland - Transit Manager


      The Town of Ocean City, Maryland seeks a Transit Manager to perform administrative and supervisory work in directing the operations of the Transportation Division. The Manager is responsible for the management of an operating budget of nearly $5 million, a capital budget of $3 million, and a seasonal staff of in excess of 230. Duties include but not limited to:
      • Responsible for the general operation of all Transportation Division activities including the municipal bus system, Boardwalk Trams, ADA, MEDTRN, and the revenue processing money room.
      • Functions as the Town’s lead representative to the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA).
      • Directs personnel recruitment efforts to secure adequate staffing levels to ensure successful operation of the transit system at all times.
      • Submits annual budget and supervises its execution including cost management.
      • Develops specifications for the purchase of all rolling stock.
      • Prepares formal presentations to Local, State and Federal officials.

      Strong candidates will be collaborative, enthusiastic, and leaders in the transportation field who are strategic thinkers, possess excellent communication, interpersonal and consensus building skills, and have an excellent track record of sound judgment and high ethical standards.

      A minimum of ten years of increasing responsible experience in the field of public transit with a minimum of five years in a supervisory/management position. Preference may be shown to a candidate with a Bachelor’s Degree in business, logistics management, transportation, planning or another field related to the core duties and responsibilities of this position. For additional information pertaining to this position and the overall uniqueness of the public transit system in Ocean City, Md., please visit our web site at Possess valid driver’s license and be able to pass a post offer drug test. Salary range $69,863 - $111,794.

      Application Deadline: May 9, 2016

      To apply electronically visit or
      Human Resources-City Hall Rm 106
      301 Baltimore Avenue
      Ocean City, Maryland 21842
      Attn: Human Resources

      Veterans are encouraged to apply.

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