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RFP 2023-056
Factory Vehicle Inspections & Buy America Audits

Whatcom Transportation Authority (WTA) is a Public Transportation Benefit Area (PTBA), defined by RCW Chapter 36.57A, providing transit service throughout Whatcom County, Washington. WTA provides fixed route, paratransit, rural dial-a-ride, on-demand, and vanpool service, as well as fixed route service into neighboring Skagit County.

Additional information about WTA can be found at

WTA is soliciting proposals from qualified vendors to provide on-call Buy America Audits and in-plant vehicle manufacturing inspection services.

Work will be subject to financial assistance from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) grant awards (“FTA Contract”). The awarded contract will therefore also be subject to the terms of WTA’s FTA Contract, and any and all applicable Federal regulations.

The RFP may be obtained at under Open Procurements.

Proposals are due to WTA’s Procurement Portal no later than August 15, 2023 at 12:00 PM PST.


Qualified Products List (QPL)

Notice to potential suppliers: NYCT will make avail- able to potential vendors copies of the following Qualified Products List (QPL).

Subway Car Parts: Subway car items including, but are not limited to, the following: Components & complete electrical controller pans, electrical & carbon brushes, electrical circuit parts & accessories, motor component parts, motor controllers, traction motor parts, structural & non-structural car body parts, wheel & truck parts, subway car assembly parts, subway car decals, insulators, air conditioning & air brake parts, as well as wheel truing machine items, gaskets, diesel engine parts, glass and signal communication equip.

Track, Maintenance of Way, Building Supplies and Other Items: Items including, but are not limited to, the following: Power generators & distribution, wire & cable, electrical circuit components, coil, contacts, electrical lighting, electrical fittings, signal communications, air conditioning, boilers, pipes and fittings, valves, hoses, plumbing supplies, building materials, metals insulation, paint, hardware (screws, bolts, fasteners), tools, shops equipment, forms & paper, abrasives, welding materials, track material, lumber, electrical measuring equip, pump compressor parts, fuses, electrical fittings & accessories, bearings, lubrication fittings/ machines parts.

Bus Parts: Items including, but are not limited to, the following: Brake lining, undercarriage, wheels, muffler & exhaust system, front & rear parts, steering & related parts, cooling & heating, system, fuel injection, transmission, windows & bus body parts.

The aforementioned Qualified Products Lists are available to the public. These lists include item descriptions, currently approved suppliers on the Authority QPL, & estimated annual usage. The QPL package can be obtained by accessing our website,

MTA – New York City Transit
2 Broadway, New York, NY 10004

Help Wanted



Providing quality customer service to our citizens, business owners and visitors is Manatee County Government’s top priority, and that starts with our employees. We value Accountability, Civility, and Ethics in everything we do, and we look for friendly, innovative employees who share those values.

Manatee County Public Works Department provides many of the basic services that affect the daily lives of everyone who lives, works, and plays in unincorporated Manatee County. Primarily, the department is responsible for the administration, planning, engineering, maintenance, and construction management of the County’s infrastructure.



The Chief Operations Officer (COO) oversees all activities of Operations at LYNX, ensuring compliance with regulations, efficient service delivery, and budget adherence. The COO advises the CEO and the Board of Directors, fosters collaboration, and represents the Agency externally. Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in related fields and at least ten years of transit and rail operations experience, with desirable skills in BRT, Light, or Commuter Rail Systems.

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