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RFI for LHTL Intercounty Bus Rapid Transit System

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000509802

Bid Title: RFI for LHTL Intercounty Bus Rapid Transit System

Agency Bid No. Title: 2016-02

Received Date: 03/10/2016

Close Date: 03/23/2016

Purchase Type: Not Stated

Delivery Point: Various Locations, New York

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Questions Due By 03/23/2016


Specifications include, but are not limited to: The New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT), in collaboration with the New York State Thruway Authority (NYSTA) and various local municipalities, is planning to implement the Lower Hudson Transit Link (LHTL). LHTL is a program of integrated, transit-supportive infrastructure and ITS technology projects, with independent utility, being developed in Rockland and Westchester Counties. The program will: Enhance the existing transit service within and between the counties and provide the foundation for Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), creating an east-west transit priority corridor; and Implement the initial phase of the regional transit plan adopted by the 31-member Mass Transit Task Force (MTTF) ( The LHTL program will link the region along an east-west corridor with: An optimized BRT system utilizing double-decker transit buses; New bus shelters with unified branding; improved pedestrian connections; amenities, including real-time bus arrival information; and off-board ticket vending/fare collection;New York State Department of Transportation Page 2 of 18Signal upgrades along New York State Routes 59 and 119 with technology-focused improvements, including transit signal priority and intelligent signal control, to provide better operating conditions for transit and to allow the operators to predict, adapt and respond to changing traffic conditions; Ramp metering and queue jump lanes along I-287 to stabilize mainline vehicle flows and allow buses to move past vehicle queues, increasing transit reliability, and the investigation of transit queue jumps lanes along Routes 59 and 119; and Integrated Corridor Management (ICM) technology and systems along I-287 and Route 59 in Rockland County and Route 119 in Westchester County, including enhanced traveler information; advanced monitoring and control equipment to give both the public and all operational partners (NYSDOT, NYSTA, transit operators, etc.) a greater awareness of traffic conditions and incidents along the enhanced transit corridor; and the ability to rapidly respond to changing conditions. The operation of the ICM system will require all partner agencies and operators to be integrated at the Hudson Valley Transportation Management Center (HVTMC) in Hawthorne, NY

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Product Code: 95891

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: State of New York Department of Transportation

State: New York

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Peter Russell Office of Contract Management, 50 Wolf Road, 6th Floor, Albany, New York, 12232

Phone: 518-485-8620




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