Government Contract | Oregon
Bus and Rail Operations Weather Forecasting Services

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000486627

Bid Title: Bus and Rail Operations Weather Forecasting Services

Agency Bid No. Title: RO160163LJ

Received Date: 02/16/2016

Close Date: 03/11/2016

Purchase Type: 1 year term

Delivery Point:

Delivery Date: Not Stated


Specifications include, but are not limited to:The Contractor shall provide holistic weather forecasting and severe weather alert services unique to the Portland Metropolitan area, to TriMets Field Operations, Maintenance Operations, Public Affairs, and Bus and Rail Transportation departments. TriMets Field Operations will direct where within TriMet weather information shall be sent and establish key contacts. During periods of severe weather, Field Operations contacts will be updated as weather progresses via telephone and email, with information on projected length and severity of the weather and what geographic areas are and will be affected. Contractors phone updates will continue through the length of the storm at a frequency to be determined by TriMets Project Manager. 5.3 Specific Requirements A. Contractor shall provide one (1) to three (3) hour site-specific forecasts during severe weather events, including a period of time pre and post event (to be determined by TriMets Project Manager), to include: 1. High and low-temperatures; 2. Precipitation (time, amount and duration); and 3. Wind speed and direction. B. Contractor shall have a meteorologist on staff who in turn shall provide 72-hour advance storm alerts for any amount of snow, ice, freezing rain, and/or high winds predicted to arrive in the Portland metropolitan area. Weather conditions and/or alert updates must be site specific and provided at intervals and for a duration to be determined by TriMets Project Manager. Meteorologist shall be available by local or toll-free phone during storm alert occurrences

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Product Code: 96188

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: Tri-County Metropolitan Transportation District (Tri-Met)

State: Oregon

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: 1800 SW 1st Avenue, Suite 300, Portland, Oregon, 97201



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