Government Contract | California
Lease of Bus Tires

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00002166716

Bid Title: Lease of Bus Tires

Agency Bid No. Title: 2020-BT-001

Received Date: 05/11/2020

Close Date: 06/04/2020

Purchase Type: Term:

Delivery Point:

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Questions Due By 05/21/2020 04:00 PM, Bidder Preregistration, Performance Bond Required: 50%


Specifications include, but are not limited to:A. GeneralIt is the intent of the District to enter into a Contract for the lease and service ofbus tires on a tire mileage basis. The District operates three yards, one in SantaRosa, one in Novato, and the Main Yard and Shop located in San Rafael,California. Currently, a layover parking lot is located at 101 Perry Street in SanFrancisco, California. The District may operate up to 220 transit and suburbantype buses in services between San Francisco and points in and between Marin,Napa, Sonoma, and West Contra Costa Counties, California. All present coachesare 35-, 40-, 45-foot long and 102" wide, 6, or 8 wheel, 4 or 6 cylinders, and airconditioned.Future coaches may be of other types such as double-deck, mini-buses, tractortrailer, etc. Should any of these different types be incorporated in the Districtsfleet, the tire rate applicable to such types of buses shall be established by mutualagreement between the District and the Contractor.The District provides two types of transit service:(1) Commuter service from Santa Rosa in Sonoma County to San Francisco, adistance of approximately 65 miles, and service to BART. This is thelongest route with the highest speeds. During commute periods, the trafficflows from 65 plus miles per hour on portions of the freeway for up to 10miles, with an average speed over the entire run of about 31 miles per hour.The District also operates over the same route at other than commuteperiods in which the speeds on the freeway may be in excess of 65 milesper hour for up to 35 miles, which are usually, but not always, dead headruns.(2) Local and feeder service.B. TiresTires to be provided under this specification and any future tires provided underthis Contract shall be subject to District approval for conformity under thisspecification. To allow complete flexibility in the use of equipment, it is intendedto allow the use of Inter-City high speed type tires, as defined in the CaliforniaAdministrative Code, Title 13, Motor Vehicle Section 1085(M) on all buses,provided all tires meet the manufactures speed and weight limits of District busesand general transit or commuter operating conditions. To maintain speedometeraccuracy, the standard size tire for all buses shall be equal to 315/80Rx22.5

Product Code: 97581

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District

State: California

Agency Type: State and Local




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