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PUBLIC NOTICE
DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS ENTERPRISE
FY 2020 through 2022 GOAL

It is the policy of the Greater Hartford Transit District (the District) to provide Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs) maximum opportunity to participate in the performance of contracts financed in whole or part with federal funds.  The District will not allow any person or business to be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or otherwise be discriminated against in connection with the award and performance of any U.S. Department of Transportation assisted contract on the basis of sex, race, color or national origin.  The District has established a proposed DBE participation overall goal for FYs 2020 to 2022 of 5%. 

Any firm wishing to obtain further information about the DBE program or the goal setting methodology should contact Mary Deppe at mdeppe@ghtd.org or by calling 860.247.5329 Ext. 3004.  The goal setting methodology can also be viewed at the District’s office, from 8:30 a.m. through 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, at the Greater Hartford Transit District, One Union Place, Hartford, CT, 06103.
Other information about the DBE program can be obtained by contacting the US Department of Transportation/Federal Transit Administration – Region I, Civil Rights Officer, 55 Broadway Street, Suite 920, Cambridge, MA 02142.

 

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS GHTD RFP #05-020
ADA PARATRANSIT MANAGEMENT SERVICES

The Greater Hartford Transit District (The District), Hartford, Connecticut is seeking a firm or firms to provide Management Services for its ADA paratransit operations.  Proposal documents may be obtained by calling the District at 860.247.5329 Ext. 3090 or emailing:  ldrake@ghtd.org.  A mandatory pre-proposal conference will be held on February 24, 2020 at 9:00 AM Local Time at the Greater Hartford Transit District’s ADA Paratransit Operations & Maintenance Facility Training Room located at 148 Roberts Street, East Hartford, CT 06108.  The purpose of the meeting is to outline requirements; provide a walk-thru of the facility, parking area and viewing of vehicles; as well as to provide the opportunity for questions.

Proposals shall be submitted on or before 2:30 PM Local Time on March 25, 2020.  Proposals received after the deadline will not be considered and will be returned to the Proposer unopened.  Any changes, or any requests for changes in the specifications, will not be recognized after sealed proposals are submitted to the District.

Any contract resulting from this request for proposals submitted is subject to a financial assistance contract between the District and the Connecticut Department of Transportation.  Further, the equipment provided for the paratransit service is funded with Federal Transit Administration grants.  All Proposers will be required to certify that they are not on the Comptroller General's list of ineligible contractors.  The contractor will be required to comply with all applicable Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) laws and regulations.

The District hereby notifies all Proposers that in regard to any contract entered into pursuant to this Request for Proposals, advertisement or solicitation, small and/or minority business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit proposals in response, and will not be subjected to discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex or national origin in consideration for an award.

The District reserves the right to reject any and all proposals as submitted by this Request for Proposals, and to waive informalities and irregularities, as it deems in its best interest.

GHTD RFP #05-020 ADA

RFP 05-020 Addendum 1

Addendum 1 - Attachment 1