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HEAVY DUTY TRANSIT VEHICLES TOWING AND RELATED SERVICES

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Bid Information


Bid Alert No: 00000573804

Bid Title: HEAVY DUTY TRANSIT VEHICLES TOWING AND RELATED SERVICES

Agency Bid No. Title: 16-033P

Received Date: 05/18/2016

Close Date: 06/10/2016

Purchase Type: 120 days for completion

Delivery Point:

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Pre-Bid Conference Optional 05/19/2016 03:00 PM, Questions Due By 05/24/2016 02:00 PM

Specifications

Specifications include, but are not limited to:The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to obtain the services of a qualified and capable Proposer toprovide Heavy Duty Transit Vehicles Towing and Related Services. PSTA intends to engage one or morequalified Proposers for the provision of Heavy Duty Transit Vehicles Towing and Related Services.2.1 OverviewPSTA provides transportation services throughout Pinellas County and into a small portion of HillsboroughCounty with its fleet of 210 buses and cut-a-ways (body on chassis) and 16 trolleys. In addition PSTA also has afleet of 52 non-transit vehicles. Please see the attached Fleet Vehicle Lists Exhibit A and the Service Area MapExhibit B.PSTA will select a Proposer (s) to provide safe and secure towing for its buses, cut-a-ways, cars, trucks andvans. Services shall include, but is not limited to all equipment necessary to secure and transport vehicles andequipment safely.All vehicles shall be towed to PSTA location of 3201 Scherer Drive, St. Petersburg, FL 33716 or otherwisedirected by PSTAs Maintenance Division.Prior to contract award, PSTA reserves the right to inspect proposers equipment and to conduct, without costto PSTA, an actual demonstration of the technique/techniques to be used or equipment to be utilized for thecompletion of the work. Any demonstration is to last long enough to enable PSTA to determine if theproposers equipment or techniques are acceptable.Proposer guarantees that quality wrecker service including towing, road service and clean up shall berendered.2.2 Minimum Requirements Provide service to PSTA, on an as need basis, 24 hours a day / 7 days a week including holidays. Proposer shall have sufficient equipment and employees to perform this contract effectively andefficiently. Proposer must have the ability to remove the drive axle to prevent damage to the bus when towingand provide knockoff covers. Proposer must have the ability and will be required to remove the reardrive axles on all buses which are towed from the front. Proposer must have appropriately size axleblock covers on each of their towing vehicles and will be required to install prior to towing the vehicle. Proposer must have the ability to provide an air supply from the tow truck to a bus to maintainsufficient air to the buss air system and have auxiliary lights to allow for safe movement of the vehicle. The Proposer must have the ability to meet response times identified in the RFP

Product Code: 96890

Agency Information


Issuing Agency: Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority

State: Florida

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: PSTA Administrative Building, 3201 Scherer Drive, St. Petersburg, Florida, 33716

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