Government Contract | Massachusetts
TRAVEL INSTRUCTION SERVICES FOR USE OF THE MBTA FIXED ROUTE SYSTEM

Bid Information


Bid Alert No: 00000487991

Bid Title: TRAVEL INSTRUCTION SERVICES FOR USE OF THE MBTA FIXED ROUTE SYSTEM

Agency Bid No. Title: 19-16

Received Date: 02/17/2016

Close Date: 03/15/2016

Purchase Type: Not Stated

Delivery Point: Not Stated, Massachusetts

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Questions Due By 03/01/2016, Performance Bond Required: , Warranty Required

Specifications

Specifications include, but are not limited to:Basic Transit Travel Instruction/General Orientation.This instruction will serve as the general starting point for thoseinterested in receiving travel instruction. A 3-5 hour course, itwill provide an overview of trip planning, reading schedules andmaps, reduced-fare options, general safety tips and more. It willalso provide hands-on experience boarding/alighting, thesecurement system, stop announcements and more. Thesegeneral orientations will serve groups of trainees and take placein a classroom setting and on the system and/or in the MBTAsEmergency Instruction Center in South Boston.Intensive Travel Instruction.This type of instruction would be provided to individuals whohave completed the General Orientation class but needadditional hands-on experience and Instruction. Typically, thistype of Instruction would focus on making trips from specificorigins to specific destinations. The Instruction would followaccepted practice and would include modeling appropriateactions and behaviors, having participants perform requiredactions with cues and prompts, observing participantsindependently performing required actions (e.g., shadowing),reinstruction as needed and periodic observations, evaluationand follow-up. While the General Orientation course need notcover all modes of the system, Intensive Travel Instruction willbe available on the following modes, if integral to traineesgoals: fixed-route bus subway (Heavy & Light Rail) commuter rail taxi subsidy program (for select RIDE-eligible customers)

Product Codes: 91573, 95891

Agency Information


Issuing Agency: Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority

State: Massachusetts

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Elizabeth Tetreault, Materials Management Materials Management Department, Ten Park Plaza, 2nd floor, Boston, Massachusetts, 02116

Phone: 617-222-3057

Fax: 617-222-5349

Email: etetreault@mbta.com

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