Purchasing and Procurement

CapMetro requires a wide variety of goods and services to operate efficiently.

CapMetro purchases a wide variety of goods and services. Common purchases may include:

Marketing & Culture

  • Advertising
  • Awards
  • Brochures
  • Decals
  • Embroidery
  • Maps
  • Pocket Schedules
  • Printing and Graphics
  • Promotional Items
  • Schedule Books
  • Signage
  • Timetables
  • Uniform Rental

Vehicles & Equipment

  • Automobiles
  • Buses
  • Vehicle Parts
  • Fuels/Oils/Lubricants
  • Furniture
  • Office Computer Hardware
  • Office Supplies
  • Shop Equipment
  • Tools
  • Trucks
  • Vans

Professional Services

  • Appraisals
  • Background Checks
  • Blueprints
  • CAD
  • Business Services
  • Consulting
  • Employee Benefits
  • Estimating Services
  • Financial Services
  • Forms
  • Inspection Services
  • Medical Laboratory
  • Project Management
  • Recruiting Services
  • Security
  • Software
  • Temporary Employees
  • Title Searches
  • Training

Facilities

  • Building Maintenance
  • Business Center
  • Capital Improvements
  • Catering
  • Construction
  • Environmental
  • Janitorial
  • Pest Control
  • Rail Improvements
  • Records Storage
  • Storage

Access copies of all available current contracts. Data deemed potentially confidential or proprietary to the vendor has been redacted. If you have questions regarding redacted information, you may:

  • Reach out to the Contractor directly via the Contractor contact details provided on the cover page of the contract.
  • OR, submit a public information request directly to PIR@capmetro.org. For more information regarding the Public Information Act and submitting public information requests, please visit the Privacy Policy and Legal Information portion of our website

NOTICES OF INTENT TO AWARD SOLE SOURCE

Solicitation #: SSP-308336

Agency: Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority (“CapMetro”)
Procurement Department

Introduction:

Capital Metro intends to solicit and award a sole source contract to Wabtec Rail Configuration Management System to provide all software and services necessary for the implementation, launch and support of its Talon product. The intent of this scope is to procure software licenses, design solutions and professional services, including but not limited to configuration, implementation, integration, training, and all services needed to build and deliver the Talon environment for CapMetro.

This will be a fixed-price contract.

Interested Parties:

This synopsis is for notification purposes only and does not constitute a solicitation for bids, quotes, or proposals. However, all responsible sources that believe they can meet all of the requirements may submit an unsolicited proposal which shall be considered. If no responses are received by 3:00 p.m. September 6, 2022, a Sole Source contract will be pursued with Wabtec Rail Configuration Management System.

Submit your unsolicited proposal and reference Solicitation No.: SSP-308336 to:

Kirk Perry, Contracts Administrator
Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority
2910 East 5th Street
Austin, TX 78702
kirk.perry@capmetro.org

This sole source requirement meets the conditions of FAR 13.106-1(b) (2); only one responsible source has been identified as reasonably available to provide the services that will satisfy the agency requirements.


Solicitation #: SSP-308500

Agency: Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority (“CapMetro”)
Procurement Department

Introduction:

CapMetro intends to solicit and award a sole source contract to Certification Associates, Inc. (“CA”) for conducting regular contract monitoring of construction job sites for ensuring a living wage, access to health care and paid sick leave, and hiring preference, where allowed by federal law and regulation for the MetroRapid and MetroRail projects being built as part the Project Connect high-capacity transit expansion program.

Certification Associates, Inc (CA) is considered a sole source because:

  • CA is the only firm certified in the Austin, Texas area by the Workers’ Defense Fund; and,
  • CA is a firm that is capable of regular contract monitoring for ensuring a living wage as established by the City of Austin, or a prevailing wage under the Davis-Bacon Act; and,
  • CA is a firm that can verify local workers access to health care and paid sick leave; and
  • CA is a firm that can verify local workers be afforded a hiring preference, where allowed by federal law and regulation.

This will be a fixed-price contract.

Interested Parties:

This synopsis is for notification purposes only and does not constitute a solicitation for bids, quotes, or proposals. However, all responsible sources that believe they can meet all of the requirements may submit an unsolicited proposal which shall be considered. If no responses are received by 3:00 p.m. Central Time, August 26, 2022, a Sole Source contract will be pursued with Certification Associates, Inc.

Submit your unsolicited proposal and reference Solicitation No.: SSP-308500 to:

John Pena, Contracts Administrator
Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority
2910 East 5th Street
Austin, TX 78702
John.Pena@capmetro.orgProcure-Help@capmetro.org

This sole source requirement meets the conditions of FAR 13.106-1(b) (2); only one responsible source has been identified as reasonably available to provide the services that will satisfy the agency requirements.


Solicitation #: SSP-308372

Agency: Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority
(CapMetro) Procurement Department

Introduction:

Capital Metro intends to solicit and award a sole source contract consisting of one (1) base year with four (4) option years to Trapeze Software Group Inc., to provide OPS-WEB and Rail Scheduling modules for enhancements to our Ridership System that will allow for enhanced flexibility with exception handling of constantly changing schedules. The new process modules will utilize the already existing GTFS feeds and should reduce the opportunities for errors in the processed data. The Scope of Services consists of the following:

  • Reprogramming of processing methods to consume the new GTFS schedule format.
  • Testing outputs of new processing methods, including data files and reports.
  • Refinements after initial tests, in coordination with Cap Metro team.
  • After user acceptance testing (UAT), moving changes into production.
  • Incorporation of enhancements into the existing annual maintenance and warranty contract.

Trapeze Software Group Inc. is considered a sole source because:

  • There are no third-party developers since it is a proprietary system and not open for other vendors to provide services
  • The Trapeze System is customized exclusively for Capital Metro. All software, configuration and previous enhancements are proprietary, designed, hosted and maintained by Trapeze Software Group Inc.

This will be a fixed price contract.

Interested Parties:

This synopsis is for notification purposes only and does not constitute a solicitation for bids, quotes, or proposals; however, all responsible sources that believe they can meet all of the requirements may submit an unsolicited proposal which shall be considered. If no responses are received by 3:00 p.m. Central Standard Time, August 25, 2022, a Sole Source contract will be issued to Trapeze Software Group Inc.

Submit your unsolicited proposal to:

Danny Solano, Procurement Manager - Small Purchasing and Asset Disposal
Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority
2910 East 5th Street
Austin, TX 78702
danny.solano@capmetro.org

This sole source requirement meets the conditions of FAR 13.106-1(b) (2); only one responsible source has been identified as reasonably available to provide the services that will satisfy the Agency requirements.


Solicitation #: SSP 308315

Agency: Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority
(CapMetro) Procurement Department

Introduction:

CapMetro intends to solicit and award a sole source contract to United Dispatch, Inc. (UDI) to provide one year of maintenance and support of CapMetro’s Interactive Voice Response (IVR) System.

UDI is considered a sole source because:

  • There are no third-party developers since it is a proprietary system and not open for other vendors to provide services.
  • The development of CapMetro’s IVR System was customized exclusively for CapMetro. All software, configuration and previous enhancements installed are proprietary, designed, hosted, and maintained by UDI. UDI is the sole entity capable of providing maintenance and support of the system.

This will be a fixed price contract.

Interested Parties:

This synopsis is for notification purposes only and does not constitute a solicitation for bids, quotes, or proposals however, all responsible sources that believe they can meet all of the requirements may submit an unsolicited proposal which shall be considered. If no responses are received prior to 3:00 p.m. August 11, 2022, a Sole Source contract will be pursued with UDI.

Submit your unsolicited proposal to:

Denny Ross, Contracts Administrator
Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority
2910 East 5th Street
Austin, TX 78702
denny.ross@capmetro.org

This sole source requirement meets the conditions of FAR 13.106-1(b) (2); only one responsible source has been identified as reasonably available to provide the services that will satisfy the Agency requirements.

Revised 8/3/2022

The following solicitations at CapMetro are possible opportunities that may occur in the near future. These are for information purposes ONLY and the dates have NOT been set. You DO NOT need to inquire about these solicitations until they are advertised on PlanetBidsTM.

Summer 2022

  • Mystery Rider Program
  • Rail Dispatch Control Systems
  • Tower Clock Refresh for Facilities
  • Bus Parts
  • DMU Air Treatment Systems
  • Legal Services Benefit Plan
  • Vision Services
  • Civil Engineering Services

    TBD

    • Banking Services
    • Printing of Pocket Schedules
    • Electrical Services
    • Unarmed Security Guard Services
    • Wayfinding & Customer Information Services
    • Employee Wellbeing Center

    Revised 8/3/2022