Purchasing and Procurement

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

Capital Metro 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
  • 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


Solicitation #: SSP-306786
Agency: Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Capital Metro)
Procurement Department

Capital Metro intends to award a sole source contract to SPX Corporation to provide maintenance and support for their proprietary Genfare software which supports our fare boxes and vaulting equipment. The following Genfare software applications are included in the maintenance and support contract:

  • Genfare Network Manager
  • Sybase Database in Garage Data System
  • Genfare Central Database

The software support contract term will be for a period of twelve (12) months, with three (3) option years available for renewal.

Summary of SPX Corporation Maintenance and Support Services for Genfare Software:

  • Software patches and upgrades with status reports
  • One annual fare structure update
  • One annual Data System Database rebuild
  • Database management and monitoring
  • Fair collection system failure analysis with tier level (1 – 3) support
  • Remote access for support
  • Help desk services
  • Severity level (1 – 4) response times

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, December 9, 2020, a Sole Source contract will be issued to SPX Corporation.

Submit your unsolicited proposal to:

Danny Solano, Procurement Manager, Small Purchasing & Asset Disposal
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 maintenance and support that will satisfy the agency’s fare box and vaulting equipment software.

Revised 11/30/2020

The following solicitations at Capital Metro 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 2020

  • Renovations to CMTA Headquarters Building
  • Emergency Generator
  • Media & Public Relations Services
  • Leadership Development Program
  • Wellness Program Services
  • Benefits, Compensation & Retirement Consulting Services
  • Insurance Management Consulting Services
  • Local Government and Public Relations Services
  • Bus Fleet Replacement 2021-2025
  • Janitorial Services
  • Literature Distribution Services

Winter 2020/2021

  • North Lamar Mobility Hub

Date TBD

  • ERP System Replacement
  • Bus Stop Stand Alone Shade Panels

Revised 11/30/2020