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File #: 2016-0881   
Type: Contract Status: Passed
File created: 11/1/2016 In control: Executive Management Committee
On agenda: 3/16/2017 Final action: 3/23/2017
Title: CONSIDER: A. FINDING that compliance with PUC sections 130232 and 130233 does not constitute a method of procurement adequate for the operation of prototype equipment and herewith approves the procurement of prototype buses under PUC section 130236 without further observance of any provisions regarding contracts, bids, advertisement or notice; B. APPROVING the Advanced Transit Vehicle Consortium's (ATVC) Award and Execution of a non-competitive Contract No.OP29199 with BYD Motors, Inc. (BYD), for the purchase of five (5) prototype 60 foot articulated battery electric vehicles and charging equipment at a firm fixed price of $6,594,771, including applicable taxes; C. AUTHORIZING the Contract Modification credit in the amount of $3,000,000 under Contract No. OP33202790, with BYD, resulting from the buy-back of five (5) battery electric 40 foot vehicles delivered to Metro to be expended on the five prototype articulated battery electric vehicles in recommendation B; and D. CLOSING pro...
Sponsors: Board of Directors - Regular Board Meeting
Indexes: Articulated buses, Bids, Budget, Budgeting, Bus 60'Ze W/ Byd-5 (Project), Bus Acquisitions, Bus rapid transit, Cleaning, Contract administration, Contracts, Eric Garcetti, Federal Transit Administration, Grant Aid, Lancaster, Maintenance personnel, Metro Busway G Line, Metro Orange Line, Motion / Motion Response, Paul Krekorian, Plan, Procurement, Project, Prototypes, Purchase Up To 30 Zero Emission Or Super Low Emission Buses To Meet Anticipated Emission Regulations (Project), Purchasing, Request For Proposal, Rolling stock, Safety, Testing, Transit buses, Zero Emission Bus (ZEB) Master Plan, Zero Emissions
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Procurement Summary, 2. Attachment B - ATVC BR BYD ELECTRIC BUS BUY BACK PROPOSAL DATED JUNE 22, 2016, 3. Attachment C - Motion by Directors Garcetti, Krekorian and Antonovich, Oct 27, 2016, 4. Attachment D - DEOD Summary
Related files: 2016-0852, 2016-0865, 2017-0810
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EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE
MARCH 16, 2017

Subject/Action
SUBJECT: CONTRACT OP29199, BYD BATTERY ELECTRIC ARTICULATED TRANSIT BUSES AND CHARGING EQUIPMENT FOR DEPLOYMENT ON THE METRO ORANGE LINE

ACTION: APPROVE CONTRACT OP29199 WITH BYD MOTORS FOR FIVE ARTICULATED BATTERY ELECTRIC BUSES

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RECOMMENDATION

Title
CONSIDER:

A. FINDING that compliance with PUC sections 130232 and 130233 does not constitute a method of procurement adequate for the operation of prototype equipment and herewith approves the procurement of prototype buses under PUC section 130236 without further observance of any provisions regarding contracts, bids, advertisement or notice;

B. APPROVING the Advanced Transit Vehicle Consortium's (ATVC) Award and Execution of a non-competitive Contract No.OP29199 with BYD Motors, Inc. (BYD), for the purchase of five (5) prototype 60 foot articulated battery electric vehicles and charging equipment at a firm fixed price of $6,594,771, including applicable taxes;

C. AUTHORIZING the Contract Modification credit in the amount of $3,000,000 under Contract No. OP33202790, with BYD, resulting from the buy-back of five (5) battery electric 40 foot vehicles delivered to Metro to be expended on the five prototype articulated battery electric vehicles in recommendation B; and

D. CLOSING project 201071 Bus Acquisition 30 Zero Emission/Super Low Emission and utilize unused funds from this project to establish a Life-of-Project (LOP) Budget of $8,109,500 for project 201074, BYD 60 foot Articulated Zero Emission Bus.

(REQUIRES TWO-THIRDS VOTE)

Issue
ISSUE

ATVC and Metro are committed to deploying zero emission vehicles and transitioning the Metro bus fleet to zero emissions as vehicle capabilities and fiscal capacity allow.

In October 2016, Metro's Board of Directors directed staff to develop an implementation plan to use all electric buses on the Metro Orange Line (MOL) Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) by 2020 (Attachment C - Motion by ...

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