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Outreach Meeting for the Procurement of eBART Vehicles

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

4:00 pm to 6:00 pm


Radisson Hotel Los Angeles at USC

Victory Room

3540 South Figueroa Street- 2nd Floor
Los Angeles, California 90007

SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA RAPID TRANSIT DISTRICT invites you to an Outreach Meeting for the Procurement of eBART Vehicles.

The eBART Project will introduce a new rail passenger service between the existing Pittsburg/Bay Point BART Station and a new station in the City of Antioch. The eBART Project will use independently propelled railcars known as Diesel Multiple Units (DMUs) that operate on a standard gauge rail guideway to be constructed and owned by the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (“BART” or the “District”). The eBART Project is subject to regulation by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) and is subject to other regulations, standards, and codes as indicated but is not subject to regulation by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA).

The Work under this Contract, in general, consists of providing the design, engineering, manufacture, assembly, testing, delivery, materials, Spare Parts, tools, equipment, performance and acceptance testing for eight (8) new Service Proven, lightweight low-floor DMU railcars or vehicles (“Vehicles”) ready for Revenue Service as more fully described in the Contract Documents. Additionally, there is one Option for two (2) additional Vehicles and one Option for four (4) additional Vehicles, for a total of up to fourteen (14) Vehicles.

This Contract is subject to: The District’s Small Business (SB) Program and Non-Discrimination for Subcontracting.

Proposers that meet or exceed the SB Subsupplier participation goal of 1% will be eligible for a preference in their price in an amount equal to 3% of the lowest Total Base Order Proposal Price received from a responsive, responsible Proposer, up to a maximum of $1 million, only for the purpose of evaluation and determining Award of the Contract.

The Availability Percentages for this Contract are: for Minority Business Enterprises (“MBEs”) 10%; and for Women Business Enterprises (“WBEs”) 12%. The Availability Percentages shall apply to the subcontracted portion of the Work.

Seating is limited, RSVP by Close of Business on February 22, 2013

via email either to:

Gilbert Buchanan, MA

or Lee Davis, at: