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MANAGER OF BUS OPERATIONS
ANN ARBOR AREA TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY (AAATA)
ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN

Starting Salary: $118,000 – $138,000 Annually
Closing Date: February 7, 2020

The Manager of Bus Operations is responsible for ensuring that fixed-route bus services provided by the agency maintain the highest standards of safety, customer satisfaction, efficiency, and overall excellence in service delivery. The Manager provides leadership for the Bus Operations Department. The Manager assists and supports the Deputy CEO, Operations by providing the management and oversight necessary to ensure the department has appropriate processes, procedures and systems in place so that the Operations Division can make informed decisions, achieve its overall aims and run efficiently. The Manager also supports the Deputy CEO, Operations with divisional leadership as part of the division’s leadership team.

Bachelor’s Degree in operations, logistics, Business Administration, Public Administration, or related field; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Minimum of 5 years of progressively more responsible leadership roles related to operations, preferably in a public transit agency, large operational agency, government, or similar environment.

Minimum of 3 years supervisory experience required.

For complete job details and to apply, visit www.theride.org and use the Careers Quick Link


SENIOR MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR
AC TRANSIT

AC Transit is actively recruiting for the position of Senior Maintenance Supervisor. Under general direction; prioritizes, assigns, and inspects the work of Maintenance Supervisors and other Maintenance Department staff in a Division; motivates, trains, & supervises staff; ensures the timely repair of coaches & adherence to warranty requirements and preventive maintenance programs; & keeps accurate records of all work performed. https://apptrkr.com/1756811


SENIOR TRANSIT PLANNER
PIONEER VALLEY TRANSIT AUTHORITY

PVPC seeks a highly qualified and experienced transit professional to work in our transit planning program and provide extensive technical support services to the region’s transit authority. Candidates must be technically sound and able to handle multiple projects as the primary liaison to the Pioneer Valley Transit Authority. Requires minimum of Bachelor’s degree and 3 or more years of relevant experience. Candidates must have excellent analytical, communication (including public engagement), leadership, computer skills and be familiar with federal transit programs and requirements. Starting salary of $53,000 to $75,000 depending upon qualifications and experience. Submit resume with cover letter, writing sample and starting salary expectation by February 6, 2020 target date to: Kimberly H. Robinson, Executive Director, Pioneer Valley Planning Commission, 60 Congress Street, Springfield, MA 01104. An AA/EOE Employer. Position will remain open until filled


DIRECTOR, PROCUREMENT SERVICES
SACRAMENTO REGIONAL TRANSIT DISTRICT

$114,348 – $160,044 Annually
(Plus Excellent Benefits)

The purpose of this position is to direct all aspects of the District’s supply chain management functions. This is accomplished by developing policies and procedures for the department and ensuring compliance, procuring materials, supplies, services, parts, and equipment, administering contracts, managing materials, inventory control, specialized business outreach and mail services, finding opportunities for improvements, implementing proposed changes and industry best practices, providing administrative direction in strategic and financial planning, assessing departmental needs, and supervising subordinate staff and determining staffing needs.

For complete information on position and application filing instructions, contact RT at 2810 O Street, Sacramento, CA 95816 , www.sacrt.com or (916) 556-0298. RT will make reasonable efforts to accommodate applicants with disabilities. RT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EOE – Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans


TRANSPORTATION PLANNER
TRANSIT PROJECT MANAGEMENT AND OPERATIONS
NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS COUNCIL OF GOVERNEMENTS

The North Central Texas Council of Governments Transportation Department would like to post the job announcement below in the next edition of Passenger Transport. If you need any additional information, please let me know.

The North Central Texas Council of Governments Transportation Department is seeking an entry- or mid-level Transportation Planner to support implementation of transit projects and administration of federal transit grant program activities. This position will work with public and private transportation providers, local governments, communities, and other stakeholders.
For more information or to apply, applicants should go to https://mycogcareer.silkroad.com/. To be considered for any other NCTCOG position that may currently be open, applicants need to apply online separately for those postings. All submittals should include a cover letter summarizing work experience, as well as a current resume.

NCTCOG is recognized as a military-friendly employer and values the knowledge, experience, and skills acquired during your military service career. All qualified veterans are invited to apply.
The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) is a voluntary association of, by and for local governments, and was established to assist local governments in planning for common needs, cooperating for mutual benefit, and coordinating for sound regional development. NCTCOG’s purpose is to strengthen both the individual and collective power of local governments and to help them recognize regional opportunities, eliminate unnecessary duplication, and make joint decisions. Since 1974, NCTCOG has served as the Metropolitan Planning Organization for transportation in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metropolitan Area and is responsible for developing transportation plans and programs that address the complex needs of the rapidly growing area. The planning area for transportation includes the 12 counties of Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Hood, Hunt, Johnson, Kaufman, Parker, Rockwall, Tarrant, and Wise. NCTCOG also serves as a designated recipient for Federal Transit Administration funds.

The agency offers generous benefits, a friendly atmosphere with open communications for cooperative decision making, and challenging opportunities. The environment encourages both individual and team growth, responsibility and innovation.


FINANCE DEPUTY DIRECTOR
SANTA CRUZ METROPOLITAN TRANSIT

$107,016 – $136,593
Under director of the Chief Financial Officer (DFO), the finance Deputy Director is responsible for planning, organizing, administering, and coordinating various financial activities including accounting, budgets, audits and financial reporting, payroll, grants, and insurance. Conducts research and analysis for management programs and projects. Supervises assigned staff and performs related duties as assigned.

For a complet job description, please go to our website, www.scmtd.com


VIA METROPOLITAN TRANSIT
MANAGER OF FLEET SERVICES

VIA Metropolitan Transit is seeking a Manager of Fleet Services. The qualified candidate manages and directs a staff of highly skilled foremen, union, and non-union technicians, shop attendants and administrative support staff in the cleaning, servicing, repair and quality control of VIA’s approximately 520 large bus (bus), 140 paratransit van (van) and 200 non-revenue support vehicles and equipment. This position is responsible for ensuring all feet vehicles and equipment are maintained to the highest level of safety, cleanliness, repair and performance required to reliably meet VIA’s daily service demands. Also, oversees, manages and ensures all facets of vehicle and equipment maintenance is performed to the highest level of quality and minimally includes scheduled and unscheduled minor to major level mechanical, electrical, HVAC, paint and bodywork, repair, servicing, and cleaning. Associates Degree – preferably in a field related to Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or Business Administration. Five years of management experience, preferably in a unionized environment, to include a minimum of five years of progressively responsible management experience of a large (in excess of 300 vehicles and 100 employees) fleet and equipment maintenance operation. Desirable candidates will have 5 years of hands on experience as a heavy-duty vehicle mechanic with a working knowledge of Diesel and alternative powerplant’s including Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) and Electric. Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be acceptable. VIA’s maintenance department operates 24 hours per day, 365 days a year which requires this safety sensitive position to be on call 24/7 to respond to operational needs. Salary commensurate with experience. For the complete job description and to apply please visit our website at www.viainfo.net.

Equal Opportunity Employer
VIA Values Diversity and Inclusion.


HAMPTON ROADS TRANSIT
PLANNER II

Hampton Roads Transit is seeking a Planner II to develop and implement short range service plans, develop cost estimates and reports and coordinate the plans with city officials. Works to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of routes and responds to and investigates citizen requests, suggestions, and complaints. Responsible for data gathering including distance, running times, etc., to modify existing, or establish new routes. Provides overall analysis of Planning and Scheduling data. Develop and analyze data to be utilized to enhance the business practices of the Planning and Scheduling staff. Performs technical analyses, report development, and data processing designed for the improvement of transit operations. Collects, maintains, manages, analyzes, interprets, and distributes data and information from a wide variety of internal transit systems such as HASTUS ATP (Run Time Analysis) and Checker Assistant modules, TransitMaster CAD/AVL, Automatic Passenger Counters (APC), etc.

Software Knowledge and Skills:
MS Office (Access, Excel, PowerPoint) HASTUS ATP, TransitMaster, Checker Assistant and Scheduling modules
Knowledge, Abilities and Skills:
Knowledge of transit planning techniques. Ability to exercise independent judgment in the analysis and solution of complex route and schedule problems. Ability to manage time and multiple tasks effectively. Interpersonal skills required to effectively communicate orally and in writing, including good customer service skills. Ability to develop and make effective, professional presentations.
Training/Education/Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Planning, Transportation, Urban Studies, Engineering, or a related field. One year working as a Transit/transportation planner or transit operations.
Apply online at www.gohrt.com/transitcareers/

Hampton Roads Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer


 

Bids/Proposals

PUBLIC NOTICE – ADVERTISING ON TRANSIT BUSES, BUS BENCHES AND BUS SHELTERS

The Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The COMET) will accept proposals from qualified Proposers that can provide advertising on transit buses, bus benches and bus shelters services. This is a five (5) year contract with three (5) five year options for a total of 20 years if all options were awarded.

The COMET intends to make TWO (2) separate awards for this procurement. One (1) award relates to interior and exterior transit advertising on buses and one (1) award relates to transit bus bench and bus shelter advertising. A PROPOSER could potentially be awarded both contracts.

If proposing bus benches, at the minimum, the Contractor must commit to installing 100 advertising benches throughout the Service Area within six (6) months of Contract signing. Each year of the Contract, the Contractor must install a minimum of 25 benches throughout the Service Area and 10 benches each option year throughout the Service Area.

All proposals must be submitted by Friday, February 14, 2020 by 10 a.m., EST. Please reference the RFP document(s) for submission requirements. The COMET encourages the use of recycled paper, and where practicable, printed on both sides, for all submittals.

There will be a pre-proposal conference for this RFP on Thursday, January 23, 2020 at 10:00 a.m., at The COMET, 3613 Lucius Road, Columbia, SC 29201.
All proposal responses should be mailed or delivered to, in accordance with the requirements in the RFP to:
The COMET
ATTN: John Andoh, Contracting Officer
3613 Lucius Road
Columbia, SC 29201

For a copy of the RFP, please visit The COMET website at www.CatchTheCOMET.org.


PUBLIC NOTICE – PARKING LOT RESURFACING AND REPAIR

The Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The COMET) is soliciting competitive sealed bids from licensed contractors, for the Parking Lot Resurfacing and Repair project located at 3613 Lucius Rd, Columbia, SC 29201.

The COMET intends to award a contract to one responsive and responsible bidder. The Bidder must be able to perform the services and furnish the goods necessary to meet or exceed all requirements described in this IFB. Bids received from persons or entities that do not meet the solicitation requirements will be deemed non-responsive.

There will be a non-mandatory pre-bid conference on Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020 at 3:00 PM at The COMET Administrative Offices, located at 3613 Lucius Rd, Columbia, SC 29201. Sealed competitive bids shall be accepted at The COMET Administrative Offices, ATTN: John Andoh, Contracting Officer 3613 Lucius Rd, Columbia, SC 29201, at 2 PM on Friday, February 14, 2020. No bids will be accepted after this time.

For a copy of the IFB, please visit The COMET website at www.CatchTheCOMET.org.


LOS ANGELES COUNTY METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY (LACMTA)
INVITATION FOR BID

LACMTA will receive Bids/Proposals for OP63482-2 – ExpressLanes – Channelizer & Epoxy at the 9th Floor Receptionist Desk, Vendor/Contract Management Department, One Gateway Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90012.

A Pre-Bid conference will not be held. All Bids must be submitted to LACMTA, and be filed at the reception desk, 9th floor, V/CM Department, on or before 1:00 p.m. Pacific Time on Wednesday, February 5, 2020, at which time bids will be opened and publicly read. Bids received after the above date and time may be rejected and returned unopened. Each Bid must be sealed and marked Bid No. OP63482-2.

For a copy of the Proposal/Bid specification visit our Solicitation Page on our Vendor Portal at https://business.metro.net or for further information email Aryani Guzman at guzmana@metro.net.

1/27/20
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PASSENGER TRANSPORT C/O AMER


REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS (RFQ) – ENGINEERING AND DESIGN CONSULTING SERVICES

The Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The COMET) will accept request for qualifications from qualified vendors with requisite experience to provide engineering and design consulting services. This is a three (3) year Contract with two (2) one year options.

All Qualifications must be submitted by Friday, February 14, 2020, by 10 a.m., EST.

All Qualifications Statement responses should be mailed or delivered to, in accordance with the requirements in the RFQ to:
The COMET
ATTN: John Andoh, Contracting Officer
3613 Lucius Road
Columbia, SC 29201

For a copy of the RFQ, please visit The COMET website at www.CatchTheCOMET.org.


REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
ONE HUNDRED THIRTY-NINE (139)
26-FOOT PARATRANSIT BUSES
VIA CONTRACT #20-092

VIA Metropolitan Transit is seeking proposals from responsible firms for One Hundred Thirty-Nine (139) 26-Foot Paratransit Buses. Proposals will be accepted until 4:45 PM, February 12, 2020. Proposals received after that time and date will not be considered.

A Pre-proposal Conference will be held at 10:00 AM, January 21, 2020 in the Administration Board Room at 800 W. Myrtle, San Antonio, Texas 78212.

Proposal documents may be obtained from VIA’s Procurement Department, 800 W. Myrtle, Suite 203, San Antonio, Texas 78212. Please visit https://via.mwdsbe.com to register with VIA and to download the document. Information on current solicitations is listed under the View Procurement Opportunities section.


PUBLIC NOTICE – OPERATIONS AND
MAINTENANCE OF FIXED ROUTE, FLEX ROUTE AND PARATRANSIT SERVICES CONTRACT

Starting on January 13, 2020, the Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The COMET) will accept proposals from qualified vendors with requisite experience to provide Operations and Maintenance of Fixed Route, Flex Route and Paratransit Services. This will be a five (5) year Contract with a three (3) year option and an additional two (2) year option, totaling 10 years. All proposals must be submitted to and received by The COMET by Friday, February 28, 2020 by 10 a.m., EST. Please reference the RFP document(s) for submission requirements. The COMET encourages the use of recycled paper, and where practicable, printed on both sides, for all submittals. A Pre-Proposal Conference will be held on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. EST at 3613 Lucius Road, Columbia, South Carolina.

All proposal responses should be mailed or delivered to, in accordance with the requirements in the RFP to:
The COMET
ATTN: John Andoh, Contracting Officer
3613 Lucius Road
Columbia, SC 29201

For a copy of the RFP, please visit The COMET website at www.CatchTheCOMET.org. If you have trouble downloading the RFP, please contact John Andoh at jandoh@thecometsc.gov.


PUBLIC NOTICE
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
CRIS RURAL MASS TRANSIT DISTRICT’S
ADMINISTRATIVE AND OPERATIONS FEASIBILITY STUDY
RFP 20-001

Notice is hereby given that CRIS Rural Mass Transit District has issued this day January 27, 2020 a Request for Proposals related to the “CRIS Rural Mass Transit District’s Administrative and Operations Facility Feasibility Study”. This procurement is issued on behalf of CRIS Rural Mass Transit District.

CRIS Rural Mass Transit District will receive proposals in response to this RFP until February 25, 2020. CRIS Rural Mass Transit District shall not accept proposals received after the date and time set for the deadline.

A copy of the CRIS Rural Mass Transit District-issued RFP may be obtained at www.ruraltransits.org.

For further information or for any questions, please contact the following:
Amy Brown, CEO
CRIS Rural Mass Transit District
615 E Voorhees Street
Danville, IL 61832
Telephone: 217-443-2287
Email: peace@ruraltransits.org

The right is reserved to accept any proposal or any part or parts thereof or to reject any and all proposals. Acceptance of any proposal is subject to concurrence by the Illinois Department of Transportation (and the United States Department of Transportation) and CRIS Rural Mass Transit District’s Board of Directors. Any contract resulting from these proposals is subject to financial assistance contracts between CRIS Rural Mass Transit District and the Illinois Department of Transportation (and the United States Department of Transportation). The Contractor will be required to comply with all applicable Equal Employment laws and regulations.

CRIS Rural Mass Transit District also notifies bidders that they affirmatively ensure that all Disadvantaged Business Enterprises, as defined by the United States Government, are afforded full opportunity to submit proposals in response to this invitation and will not knowingly discriminate against any bidder upon the grounds of gender, race, color, or national origin in the consideration of award of the contract. The Contractor will be required to comply with all applicable Federal and State Equal Opportunity laws and regulations. The DBE Directory can be found at the Illinois United Certification website: http://www.dot.state.il.us/ucp/ucp.html.

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