Government Contract | Michigan
Transportation Services

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000604554

Bid Title: Transportation Services

Agency Bid No. Title: 2016-023

Received Date: 06/21/2016

Close Date: 07/20/2016

Purchase Type: Not Stated

Delivery Point:

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Questions Due By 07/01/2016


Specifications include, but are not limited to:The request for proposal (RFP) provides interested parties with information to enable them to prepare and submit proposals for consideration by Berrien County to meet the need for the operation of a small bus program in Berrien County. B. BACKGROUND 1. BerrienBus is an advance reservation demand response public transportation system operated under Public Act 51 of 1951 as amended. Priority is given to seniors, handicapped and economically disadvantaged individuals in Berrien County. The system is funded through a combination of fares, contracted services, and state and federal funds. Berrien County will determine the total budget of the system. As such, the system is limited in terms of one-way trips it can provide. Attachments provide data on existing vehicles, operations data and financial data, for use in the bid preparation process.13 4.At the present time Berrien County operates a (21) bus system at between 1,400 and 1,500 hours per month and carrying approximately 57,000 passengers per year. The system serves individuals throughout Berrien County with the exception of the City of Niles, the City of Buchanan and the Benton Harbor/St. Joseph urban area which have their own dial-a-ride systems. A private contractor currently operates Berrien Countys system with coordination provided by the Countys Transportation & Planning Coordinator. Service is provided on a contract and non-contract 24-hour demand response basis. Primary agency clients are RESA, Berrien Springs Schools Juvenile Academy and LADD. Operations include limited out of county trips for select purposes only. Following is a summary of nonfinancial operating information for the last four years:

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Product Codes: 96217, 95891, 95294

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: County of Berrien

State: Michigan

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Roxanne Romelhardt 701 Main street, St. Joseph, Michigan, 49085

Phone: 269-983-7111




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