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 Classifieds for December 14, 2018

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

    • Muncie Public Transportation Corporation - RFP


      The Agency requests proposals for the manufacture and delivery of 35’ and 40’ heavy duty, low-floor transit buses, spare parts, and options in accordance with the terms and conditions set forth in the RFP Project Number IN-2018-030.

      Prospective proposers interested in obtaining a copy of RFP IN-2018-030 may do so by e-mailing or faxing your request to: Mr. Larry King, General Manager, telephone: (765) 282-2762, facsimile: (765) 287-2385, or e-mail:

      Sealed proposals shall be received in the Agency’s office at: 1300 East Seymour Street, Muncie, IN 47302 by 5:00 p.m. local time, Wednesday, March 6, 2019.

      All Proposers will be required to certify that they are not on the Comptroller General’s list of ineligible contractors.

      Each Proposer will be required to comply with all Equal Employment Opportunity Rules and Regulations.

      The Agency reserves the right to reject any or all proposals received.

    • Wichita Transit - RFP

      No. – FP840090
      Sealed proposals will be received in the office of the City Purchasing Manager, 12th Floor, City Hall, 455 N. Main, Wichita, Kansas 67202, prior to 4:00 P.M. Thursday January 24, 2019. One (1) original and Ten (10) copies of the proposal are required. Envelopes must be marked “Request for Proposal FP840090” and show Due Date and Time to identify contents. “Request For Proposal” must be signed and dated to submit a proposal for:
      F.O.B.: Wichita, KS

      Specifications for the sealed proposals are on file in the office of the City Purchasing Manager, 12th Floor, City Hall, 455 North Main, Wichita, Kansas (316) 268-4636. This information is also available on the City of Wichita Web Site at

      A PRE-PROPOSAL CONFERENCE & TELEPHONE CONFERENCE will be held in the Finance Conference Room, on the Twelfth Floor of City Hall, 455 N. Main Street, Wichita, Kansas on Thursday, December 13, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. For access to the Conference Telephone Call please dial 1-888-242-1836 and then enter the Room # 8587290 and follow the instructions given. The purpose of the meeting is to provide an overview of the requirements of the project, the bidding process and to answer questions proposers may have concerning this procurement.

      This procurement will be subject to the requirements related to Federal Financial Assistance with the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and all FTA required provisions and other applicable governmental laws and regulations will apply including the following Equal Employment Opportunity Regulations and the Wichita Transit DBE provisions. Bidders must not be on the U.S. Comptroller General List of Ineligible Contractors.

      Sealed proposals shall be received in the office of the City Purchasing Manager prior to 4:00 o’clock p.m., on Thursday, January 24, 2019.

      The review and evaluation of the submitted Proposals will take an estimated 60 to 90 days before notification from the City of Wichita that a contract has been approved by City Council. If the Purchasing Division may be of further assistance, please contact us at (316) 268-4636.

      Dated at Wichita, Kansas this day December 4, 2018.
      Melinda A. Walker
      Purchasing Manager

    • City of Brownsville (TX) - IFB

      City of Brownsville (TX) – IFB
      City of Brownsville
      Purchasing & Contract Services Department

      Invitation for Bids (IFB) for City of Brownsville Metro Department (B Metro)
      Purchase & Delivery of One (1) Crane Truck
      IFB # CST-05-1219
      Pre-Bid Meeting Date & Time:  20 December 2018 @ 10:00 AM (CST)
      Location:  City of Brownsville Purchasing Conference Room
      Bid Due Date & Time:  9 January 2019 @ 3:00 PM (CST)

      Contact Info:  Joshua A. Estevez,, 956-545-9838

    • Hampton Roads Transit - RFP


      Hampton Roads Transit (HRT) requests proposals from qualified Contractors with requisite experience and service offerings to implement a micro-transit pilot program. Proposal packages may be downloaded from the Procurement page of the HRT website: HRT will not provide printed proposal packages but will allow viewing of the solicitation documents at HRT offices by appointment. CDs are also available for $25 per copy. Certified checks or money orders only. Questions or CD requests should be addressed to Sonya Luther at 757-222-6000 ext. 6419, email

      Send a copy of the published notice and the invoice to HRT – Accounts Payable, 3400 Victoria Blvd, Hampton, VA 23661. My phone is (757) 222-6000 ext. 6419.

    • Regional Transportation District - RFP

      RFP NO. 18FK002

      The Regional Transportation District (RTD) is seeking proposals from qualified firms to provide:
      Twenty-five (25) Thirty Foot (30’) and Forty-six
      (46) Forty Foot (40’) Transit Buses
      There will be an option for up to an additional
      Twenty-five (25) Thirty Foot (30’) and Two hundred
      fourteen (214) Forty Foot (40’) Transit Buses.
      The total number of buses shall not exceed
      Three hundred ten (310)
      for the Regional Transportation District
      RFP documents are available to view and/or download at

      For assistance contact RTD Contracts and Procurement:

      Inquiries concerning the content of the RFP should be directed to:
      John Dawson, Purchasing Agent
      Regional Transportation District
      1660 Blake Street
      Denver, CO 80202-1399
      (303) 299-2215

      Written proposals will be received by Contracts and Procurement, RTD, 1660 Blake Street, Denver, Colorado 80202-1399 until 2:00 p.m. prevailing local time on February 21, 2019.

    • Chatham Area Transit Authority - RFP


      Chatham Area Transit Authority (CAT) is seeking proposals/bids for Request for Proposals No. 2019-03 On-Call Marketing for System Map, Route, Signage Design and Printing Services through Tuesday, February 05, 2019 at 4 pm EST. Prospective proposers/bidders can download this solicitation at

      For additional information, please contact David Stearns, Procurement Manager, at 912-629-3958 or via email at

    • Sacramento Area Council of Governments - RFQ

      Location: Sacramento, CA

      Deadline for Statements of Qualifications: January 4, 2019

      The Sacramento Area Council of Governments (SACOG) is seeking a consultant/team to analyze and recommend a vision and strategies for developing a more robust public transportation and mobility system in the SACOG region, given current disruptions and advances in technology. Based on the transit challenges that are specific and unique to our six-county region (Sacramento, Yolo, Sutter, Yuba, Placer, and El Dorado), we are seeking a consultant team that can help us articulate a vision for next generation transit and a roadmap to help us get there. For details, please see the RFQ via SACOG’s website at or at

    • Northern AZ Intergovernmental Public Transportation Authority - Transit Planner

      Flagstaff, AZ

      Come work for an award winning transit system in beautiful Flagstaff, AZ.

      NAIPTA is seeking an ideal candidate who needs to be familiar with transit planning and have experience with data collection/management and analysis, experienced with project management, and land use planning. Ideally, is familiar with GIS and planning software such as Remix and National Transit Database. Candidate needs to be organized, detail oriented and be able to work independently. Annual salary range $55,946 - $67,135 with benefits package.

      For complete job description and to apply please visit
      Position closes January 3, 2019.

      NAIPTA is an equal employment opportunity employer.

  • For Sale

    • Community Transit - Sale of Surplus GFI Fareboxes


      Community Transit recently discontinued usage of GFI CENTSaBILL version 7 fareboxes on its buses and will sell the equipment.

      To obtain instructions and the list of equipment, parts and spares, please visit or email to
      Deadline for submission of Interest is January 31, 2019

  • Help Wanted

    • Town of Jackson - Transit Operations Manager


      Job Type: Full-time
      Salary: $60,500.00 to $87,700.00 /year

      The Town of Jackson is accepting applications for the full time position of Transit Operations Manager for the START Bus System. The hiring range for this position is $60,500 - $87,700 annually, DOQ.
      Position reports to Transit Director and is responsible for managing all facets of daily operations, including schedule creation and assignments, selecting and training drivers, managing personnel, ensuring accurate data entry and budget oversight, customer service, identification and implementation of areas for improvements related to the Transit operations, and all associated documentation. The Transit Operations Manager works with the Transit Director and a team of 4 Supervisors and Dispatchers, up to 70 drivers depending on the season, and an Administrative Assistant. Please visit for a complete job description.

      Any combination of education and experience providing the required skill and knowledge is qualifying. Typical qualifications would be equivalent to: a Bachelor’s Degree in transit management or related field, three (3) years increasingly responsible professional experience in mass transit field with supervisory experience, and possession of a valid Commercial Driver’s License with passenger endorsejobOpportunitiesJobsment (CDL) or ability to obtain.

      The ideal candidate will have a values based outlook, proven experience managing staff, excellent written and verbal communication skills, adept with Microsoft Excel, and possess a professional demeanor to successfully represent START Bus to elected and appointed boards, community groups, and the public. Routematch experience a plus.
      This position has full benefits offered by the Town of Jackson. The Town of Jackson offers a benefit package that currently includes health, vision and dental insurance, retirement benefits and Paid Time Off (PTO) which covers holidays, vacation and sick leave.

      Rental housing available.

      A Town of Jackson application MUST be filled out. Apply online here:

      To be considered, applications must be received by 5:00 PM, Monday, December 31, 2018.

      This position participates in both the FTA and Drug Free Workplace drug testing programs.

      The Town of Jackson is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    • North Central Texas Council of Governments Transportation Department - Transportation Planners, Transit Operations


      The North Central Texas Council of Governments Transportation Department is seeking entry- and/or mid-level Transportation Planners to support the implementation of transit projects and/or administration of federal transit grant program activities. These positions will work with public and private transportation providers, local governments, communities, and other stakeholders. In addition, responsibilities include preparing presentations, correspondence, documentation, articles, and reports. Applicants wishing to be considered for these positions should apply online at 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 relevant 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.

    • Oregon Cascades West Council of Governments (OCWCOG) - Transportation Programs Manager



      Starting salary $73,326-$79,582 annually DOQE, plus a generous benefits package.

      Seeking an experienced Transportation Programs Manager to facilitate all transportation program work, including providing staffing for Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPO) (Albany Area MPO and Corvallis Area MPO) Policy Boards, Technical Advisory Committees, other special committees, and the Cascades West Area Commission on Transportation (CWACT). B.S. degree in transportation planning, engineering, urban planning, public administration, or a related field required. Master’s Degree or higher in planning, public administration, or related field desirable. Must have a minimum five years progressively responsible transportation planning experience, preferably within an MPO agency, with at least three years in a planning or management position.

      For a detailed recruitment brochure, go to

      To apply, submit a resume and cover letter to: Human Resources, Oregon Cascades West Council of Governments, 1400 Queen Avenue SE, Suite 201, Albany, OR 97322, by 5:00 p.m. January 7, 2019.
      OCWCOG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

    • Ben Franklin Transit - Assistant Director, Transit Operations


      Manages daily transit operations for fixed-route and paratransit services; guides dispatchers and drivers to enhance quality service; achieves departmental goals while ensuring compliance with Agency policies, procedures, and all applicable legal requirements, including the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Transportation, Public Administration, Planning or related field and five years of increasing responsibility in transit operations and management level experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must possess a valid Driver License and the ability to obtain and maintain a CDL. For more details and/or to apply go to Employment Opportunities at No phone calls please. EEO/AAP.

    • VIA Metropolitan Transit - Vice President, Transportation


      VIA Metropolitan Transit, in San Antonio, is hiring a Vice President Transportation. VIA was named the Outstanding Metropolitan Transit Agency for 2017 by the Texas Transit Association. VIA is focused on building a public transportation system that includes a better bus system, rapid transit corridors, and innovative services, come be a part of this success. The qualified candidate will be responsible for the management of the Transportation Division, providing safe, customer-oriented and efficient bus and paratransit services. Bachelor’s Degree – preferably in a field related to one or more areas of department responsibility, or in Business Administration. Master’s Degree preferred. Ten years experience in progressively responsible positions to provide an adequate background in a broad range of functions pertaining to mass transit, particularly in one or more of the areas related to the division. Five years experience in a managerial position. Equivalent combination of education and experience may be acceptable. For a full job description and to apply please visit our website at

      Equal Opportunity Employer
      VIA values diversity and inclusion.

    • VIA Metropolitan Transit - Director of Innovation Services


      VIA Metropolitan Transit is hiring a Director of Innovative Services. This position will lead the Office of Innovative Services in the Division of Information Technology. Responsible for developing VIA’s forward-looking approach to emerging transportation technologies, innovative mobility strategies, and partnerships to ensure that VIA is a leader in providing solutions to help our customers move efficiently throughout the greater San Antonio metropolitan area. The director will play a key role in helping identify and execute transformative innovative services for improving customer experience. This position identifies opportunities for development of innovative transportation options and collaboration with new technology-enabled shared mobility services. Bachelor’s degree required and a minimum of 8 years’ experience preferably in marketing, business, product development, customer experience, innovation, technology, or transportation. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be acceptable. For a full job description and to apply please visit our website at

      Equal Opportunity Employer
      VIA values diversity and inclusion.

    • Georgia Department of Transportation - Intermodal Assistant, Division Director


      To apply:
      Salary $118,750

      Description of Duties: Under broad supervision, serves as an Assistant Division Director in the Division of Intermodal. Responsible for setting policy, formulating, organizing, and administering all major statewide non-highway programs including Aviation, Rail, Transit and Waterways that plan for and deliver technical, operating, and capital assistance for the coordinated development of a comprehensive transportation system in Georgia.

    • Sacramento Regional Transit District - Chief of Staff


      $147,840 - $198,120 annually
      (Plus Excellent Benefits)

      The Sacramento Regional Transit District (SacRT) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Chief of Staff. This position assists and participates in planning, developing, organizing, and facilitating the activities of the District and may direct other departmental activities and staff as assigned. Leads and/or participates in special projects of strategic importance to SacRT, which may be internally focused with cross-functional impact, externally focused involving community groups and stakeholders.

      For complete information on position and application filing instructions, contact SacRT at 2810 O Street, Sacramento, CA 95816, or (916) 556-0298. SacRT will make reasonable efforts to accommodate applicants with disabilities.

      SacRT is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
      EOE – Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans

    • City and County of San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency - Director of Transit

      RECRUITMENT PEX-9187-903140

      Under broad policy direction, the Director of Transit is responsible for providing safe and efficient public transit service as the leader of Muni, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s (SFMTA’s) Transit Division, by leading and directing the division’s activities and 4,000+ employees and is responsible for the effective and efficient operations of the seven sections within the division, including Bus Maintenance, Maintenance of Way, Rail Maintenance, Operations Support, Transit Administration, Transit Management, Transit Service, Quality Assurance and Transit Capital programs.
      The mission of the Transit Division is to provide safe, reliable, clean, accessible and convenient public transportation to any destination in San Francisco.

      The Ideal Candidate
      The ideal candidate will possess exceptional leadership skills and have demonstrated executive-level experience overseeing public transit operations and administrative functions. The candidate will possess strong analytical and abstract reasoning, negotiations and conflict resolution skills. Consistent with the highest level of professional and ethical standards, the candidate will be able to interpret the strategic vision into an operational model, while ensuring transparency and accountability in all aspects of transit service delivery.

      The candidate will have the experience to effectively work in and with a high-performance team to manage an environment where diverse and sometimes conflicting interests must be considered. The candidate will also need to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other SFMTA deputy directors, managers, staff, agency board members, elected officials, tenants, community stakeholders, regulatory agencies and SFMTA partners.

      The candidate will possess outstanding interpersonal, public communication and presentation skills and have the ability to collaborate, partner and develop solutions, networks and alliances that represents the SFMTA’s interests and foster an inclusive, diverse and engaging workplace.

      Minimum Qualifications:
      • Ten years of increasingly responsible administrative and managerial experience in a large public transportation agency, preferably in combined light rail and bus operations; and
      • A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Business Administration, Public Administration or a related field. Additional qualifying experience may substitute for the required education.

      For the full details of the position and how to apply, please visit:

    • Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority - Deputy Chief Executive Officer

      ​Deputy Chief Executive Officer

      The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LA Metro) is recruiting for the Deputy Chief Executive Officer position. Please visit our website at for details. 

    • Kitsap Transit - Operations Technical Specialist

      Kitsap Transit
      Operations Technical Specialist

      Assist with mapping, scheduling software & mobile data terminal upgrades & maintenance. Sal: $4394 - $5907/mo, DOE. Job announcement, reqs, appl. packet & benefits info at Closes: 9:00 am Mon, 01/07/19 EEO/AA

    • San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District - Vehicle Systems Engineers


      The San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) is pleased to announce the recruitment of a Vehicle Systems Engineer and Senior Vehicle Systems Engineer for the Rolling Stock & Shops (RS&S) department. The Vehicle Systems Engineer performs a variety of duties in support of the repair, overhaul, evalua¬tion, reliability and maintenance of District transit vehicles including the electrical, mechanical, and electro-mechanical systems and components; investigates and determines the cause of major transit vehicle equipment failures; and other duties as assigned. The Senior Vehicle Systems Engineer is an advanced journey level class in the Vehicle Systems Engineer series.  Positions at this level possess a specialized, technical or functional expertise within the area of assignment or may exercise lead supervision over assigned lower level staff.

      For the full job description, please follow this link:
      A Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering or a closely related field from an accredited college or university.
      Completion of a relevant master’s degree may be substituted for one year of experience. Completion of a relevant post doctorate degree or current registration as a professional engineer may be substituted for two years of experience.
      Vehicle Systems Engineer: Two (2) years of (full-time equivalent) verifiable engineering work experience relevant to the design and maintenance of transit vehicles.
      Senior Vehicle Systems Engineer: Three (3) years of (full-time equivalent) verifiable engineering work experience relevant to the design and maintenance of transit vehicles.

      NOTE:  To be considered, please apply on the website ONLY.

    • Greater Richmond Transit Company - Chief Executive Officer


      Greater Richmond Transit Co. (GRTC) is seeking candidates for the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) position which reports to a six-member Board of Directors, three of which are appointed by the City Council of Richmond and three by the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors.  GRTC has an approved FY2019 budget of $53 million and 409 FTEs.  Requirements include a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Business or Public Administration or related field; a Master’s is preferred.  Must have a minimum of ten (10) years of senior management transit-related experience.  Experience in budgets/financial management, grants, labor relations, transportation planning, and technology is desired.  The starting salary is open, dependent upon qualifications.  GRTC offers an attractive benefits package.  To apply, visit and apply online.  Questions may be directed to Ms. S. Renée Narloch, President, S. Renée Narloch & Associates, (850) 391-0000 or  A detailed brochure is available at  GRTC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    • Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority - Director of Long Range Planning

      ​Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority
      Director of Long Range Planning

      Job Location:  2424 Piedmont Road, NE
      Atlanta, GA 30324
      Directs, develops and implements strategies needed for the sustainability and advancement of the Authority’s long range planning efforts needed for future system program expansions.  Oversees transit planning and budget activities for the Office of Long Range Planning ensuring that long range programs and projects are established in accordance with budget and all applicable local, state and federal regulations. 


      -Provides direct oversight of various transit-specific activities related to the development and oversight of the Authority’s long range planning projects, programs, and strategies needed for future system expansions.  Provides direct oversight of various transit-specific activities related to the development and oversight of the Authority’s long range planning projects, programs, and strategies needed for future system expansions. 
      -Oversees, guides and directs the operations of functions related to the long range transit planning activities of the Office. Partners with internal business units/departments to secure consultant services for projects.
      -Directs planning, environmental studies and preliminary engineering activities for transit corridor and facility projects. Supports and enhances MARTA Title VI, GIS, transit-oriented development and sustainability programs.  

      Bachelor's degree in urban planning, engineering, transportation or a related field. Eight (8) years of progressively responsible conducting transportation/regional planning studies and operational analysis of transit projects and/or programs.  Three years of supervisory experience is required. Knowledge of FTA mandated policies, procedures and processes (i.e. Federal Capital Investment Grant process, Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) and Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) is highly desired. 
      Send resume to: Jim Stephanopoulos -Mail:  P-404-848-4087

    • The Rapid - Special Services Manager

      The Rapid - Special Services Manager

      This position administers and directs The Rapid’s special service programs including GO! Bus, Ridelink, and Pass, as well as Rapid staff and contract service providers.  For a complete profile and to apply online visit  For questions call 616-456-7514.  The Rapid is an EEO Employer – minorities and women encouraged to apply.

    • ​The Rapid – Third-Shift Fleet Maintenance Supervisor

      ​The Rapid – Third-Shift Fleet Maintenance Supervisor

      This position supervises, trains, and coordinates the work assignments of employees in the maintenance department.  The supervisor inspects completed work and road tests vehicles to ensure quality of work performed.   For a complete profile and to apply online visit For questions call 616-456-7514.  The Rapid is an EEO Employer – minorities and women encouraged to apply.

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