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
- Pocket Schedules
- Printing and Graphics
- Promotional Items
- Schedule Books
- Uniform Rental
Vehicles & Equipment
- Office Computer Hardware
- Office Supplies
- Shop Equipment
- Background Checks
- Business Services
- Employee Benefits
- Estimating Services
- Financial Services
- Inspection Services
- Medical Laboratory
- Project Management
- Recruiting Services
- Temporary Employees
- Title Searches
- Building Maintenance
- Business Center
- Capital Improvements
- Pest Control
- Rail Improvements
- Records Storage
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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.
NOTICE OF INTENT TO AWARD SOLE SOURCE
Solicitation #: SSP-306849
Agency: Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Capital Metro)
Capital Metro intends to solicit and award a sole source contract to STADLER U.S., INC. (Stadler) for engineering, software upgrades, build, install and test upgrades to Capital Metro’s Diesel Multiple Unit (DMU) Cooling System. The statement of work requires all Mechanical engineering, Electrical engineering, software engineering, and Technical commercial project Management for Modification Design- Build and install of six (6) STADLER GTW First Generation DMU Traction Converter main cooling system to operate and maintain operating temperature without the main diesel engine running with wayside power (480vac) energized to the DMU auxiliary systems. STADLER the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) of Capital Metro’s DMUs and is the only DMU manufacturer that has complete knowledge and documentation to complete this modification.
This will be a fixed price contract.
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, March 1, 2021, a Sole Source contract will be pursued with STADLER U.S, INC.
Submit your unsolicited proposal to:
Denny Ross, Contracts Administrator
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 services that will satisfy the agency requirements.
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.
- Employee Health Plan Administration
- Life, AD&D, Disability & FMLA Administration
- Banking Services
- McKalla Station
- MetroRapid Stations
- Train Control Consulting and Engineering Services
- Legal Services
- Rail House Security Enhancements
- Unleaded Gasoline and Diesel Fuel