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


  • 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:

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Solicitation #: SSP-803159
Agency: Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Capital Metro)

Procurement Department


Capital Metro intends to award a sole source contract for a duration of one (1) year to Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc. (ESRI) to renew the ESRI Enterprise Advantage Program which provides learning and service credits to be applied for support of ESRI’s proprietary ArcGIS Desktop software utilized by Capital Metro.  

The ESRI Enterprise Advantage Program offers users of ESRI’s software a flexible spending model for purchasing Learning and Service Credits that can be used to acquire custom consulting and/or training services directly from the software vendor (ESRI).  These services are sold as credits that can be spent in multiple ways depending on what is needed from the list of services summarized below.

Summary of support credit options available with the ESRI Enterprise Advantage Program:

  • Technical Consulting Services Support consisting of review of system architecture design, enterprise GIS health check, basic prototyping, and other general technical consulting activities
  • Premium Support Services Subscription
  • Instructor-Led Training, Bootcamp or Online Classroom
  • Client-Site or Private ESRI Site Training Event
  • Instructor-Led Online Half Day and Full Day Workshops
  • Private Instructor-Led Online Half Day and Full Day Workshops
  • Coaching Services
  • ESRI Technical Certification Exam Voucher


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, September 27, 2023, a Sole Source contract will be awarded to Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc. (ESRI).

Submit your unsolicited proposal to:


Danny Solano, Procurement Manager
Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority
2910 East 5th Street
Austin, TX 78702


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 support services that will satisfy the agency’s use of ESRI’s ArcGIS Enterprise Desktop software. 

    Revised 8/30/2023

    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.

    Fall 2023

    • Installation of Railroad Signal Poles
    • Transmission Test Station
    • Rail Configuration Management System
    • Construction of Park & Ride - Expo
    • Construction of Park & Ride - Pleasant Valley
    • Automated Passenger Counting System
    • Identity and Access Management
    • Uniform Rental & Laundering Services
    • Event Staffing
    • Security Camera Replacement
    • Non-Revenue Vehicle Repair & Paint
    • Childcare and Learning Center Operations
    • Demand Response Pickup & MetroAccess Services
    • CAD/AVL Replacements
    • Construction of 4th and Sabine Pedestrian Crossing & Signals
    • Purchase of Switchboards and Transformers


      • Bus Parts
      • MetroBike Bikeshare System

      Revised 8/25/2023