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File #: 2017-0303   
Type: Contract Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 5/1/2017 In control: System Safety, Security and Operations Committee
On agenda: 7/20/2017 Final action:
Title: CONSIDER: A. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer to award a firm fixed-price contract, Contract OP28367-001, Part D, to New Flyer of America for the manufacture and delivery of thirty-five 60' zero emission transit buses, in the amount of $51,211,033 for the base contract, including charging equipment, taxes and delivery; exclusive of any contract option buses, subject to resolution of any properly submitted protest. B. AUTHORIZING the CEO to award an additional not-to-exceed amount of $8,839,064 for Optional Vehicle Features, Spare Parts, and Training Aids for a total combined contract amount not-to-exceed $60,050,097. C. ESTABLISHING a life-of-project budget of $72,101,419 for the purchase of thirty five zero emission buses, charging equipment, installation costs, infrastructure upgrades, and contingency under CP 201073. D. FINDING that the award to New Flyer of America is made to the Proposer that provides the agency with the best value and is most advantageous to Metro. Th...
Sponsors: Board of Directors - Regular Board Meeting
Indexes: Bus 60'Ze W/ New Flyer- 40 (Project), Bus Acquisitions, Chatsworth, Contracts, Division 08, Electrification, Grant Aid, Location 75, Metro Busway G Line, Metro Divisions, Metro Orange Line, Metro Silver Line, Mitigation, Plan, Procurement, Public works, Purchasing, Request For Proposal, Retrofitting, Rolling stock, Safety, Safety and security, Third-party Contract, Transit buses, Warranty, Zero Emission Bus (ZEB) Master Plan, Zero Emissions
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Procurement Summary, 2. Attachment B - DEOD Summary, 3. Attachment C - Update on Metros ZEB Bus Plans, 4. Attachment D - ZEB Bus Funding-Expenditure
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SYSTEM SAFETY, SECURITY AND OPERATIONS COMMITTEE
JULY 20, 2017

Subject
SUBJECT: THIRTY-FIVE 60' ARTICULATED ZERO EMISSION
TRANSIT BUS CONTRACT

Action
ACTION: AWARD CONTRACT FOR REPLACEMENT OF 60' TRANSIT BUSES

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
CONSIDER:

A. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer to award a firm fixed-price contract, Contract OP28367-001, Part D, to New Flyer of America for the manufacture and delivery of thirty-five 60' zero emission transit buses, in the amount of $51,211,033 for the base contract, including charging equipment, taxes and delivery; exclusive of any contract option buses, subject to resolution of any properly submitted protest.

B. AUTHORIZING the CEO to award an additional not-to-exceed amount of $8,839,064 for Optional Vehicle Features, Spare Parts, and Training Aids for a total combined contract amount not-to-exceed $60,050,097.

C. ESTABLISHING a life-of-project budget of $72,101,419 for the purchase of thirty five zero emission buses, charging equipment, installation costs, infrastructure upgrades, and contingency under CP 201073.

D. FINDING that the award to New Flyer of America is made to the Proposer that provides the agency with the best value and is most advantageous to Metro. The recommended price addresses all contract requirements and represents the best overall value when all RFP evaluation factor are considered.

E. RECEIVING AND FILING the presentation on the Strategic Planning for Metro's Transition to 100% Zero Emission Bus Fleet by 2030 (Attachment C).

Issue
ISSUE

Between FY18-FY22, Metro is scheduled to retire and replace two-hundred sixty (260) 60' CNG buses that will reach the end of their useful life. Recently, staff was also directed to initiate plans to operate only Zero Emission Buses on Metro's Orange Line by 2020.

This action authorizes the award of a contract for thirty five 60' buses to New Flyer for the replacement of retirement eligible CNG buses currently operating on...

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