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File #: 2017-0304   
Type: Contract Status: Passed
File created: 5/1/2017 In control: System Safety, Security and Operations Committee
On agenda: 7/20/2017 Final action: 7/27/2017
Title: CONSIDER: A. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to award a firm fixed-price contract, Contract No. OP28367-002, Group C, to BYD Coach & Bus, LLC (BYD) for the manufacture and delivery of sixty 40' zero emission (ZE) transit buses, in the amount of $44,967,874 for the base contract, including spare parts, 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 $2,806,849 for Optional Vehicle Features, and Training Aids for a total combined contract amount not-to-exceed $47,774,723. C. ESTABLISHING a life-of-project budget of $65,900,000 for the purchase of sixty 40' zero emission buses, charging equipment, installation costs, infrastructure upgrades, and contingency under Capital Project no. 201077.
Sponsors: Board of Directors - Regular Board Meeting
Indexes: Bids, Bus 40'Ze W/ Byd (Project), Bus Acquisitions, Carson, Contracts, Disadvantaged business enterprises, Division 09, El Monte, Electrification, Federal Transit Administration, Jobs, Location 75, Metro Divisions, Metro Silver Line, Mitigation, Procurement, Purchasing, Request For Proposal, Rolling stock, Safety, Safety and security, Transit buses, Zero Emission Bus (ZEB) Master Plan, Zero Emissions
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Procurement Summary, 2. Attachment B - DEOD Summary, 3. Attachment C - Funding and Expenditure Plan
Related files: 2017-0810
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SYSTEM SAFETY, SECURITY AND OPERATIONS COMMITTEE
JULY 20, 2017

Subject
SUBJECT: SIXTY ZERO EMISSION 40' TRANSIT BUS CONTRACT

Action
ACTION: AWARD CONTRACT FOR REPLACEMENT OF 40' TRANSIT BUSES

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
CONSIDER:

A. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to award a firm fixed-price contract, Contract No. OP28367-002, Group C, to BYD Coach & Bus, LLC (BYD) for the manufacture and delivery of sixty 40' zero emission (ZE) transit buses, in the amount of $44,967,874 for the base contract, including spare parts, 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 $2,806,849 for Optional Vehicle Features, and Training Aids for a total combined contract amount not-to-exceed $47,774,723.

C. ESTABLISHING a life-of-project budget of $65,900,000 for the purchase of sixty 40' zero emission buses, charging equipment, installation costs, infrastructure upgrades, and contingency under Capital Project no. 201077.

Issue
ISSUE

In October 2016, staff was directed to initiate plans to operate only Zero Emission (ZE) Buses on Metro's Silver Line (MSL) by approximately 2021. Further, between FY18-FY22, Metro will require up to 600 40' buses to replace existing 40' CNG buses reaching the end of their useful life.

This action authorizes the award of a contract for sixty 40' ZE buses to BYD for the replacement of retirement eligible CNG buses, and for the deployment of related charging equipment on the MSL right-of-way, Metro Division 9 in El Monte and Metro Division 18 in Carson.

Discussion
DISCUSSION

In April 2016, Metro's Board of Directors authorized staff to initiate RFP 28367 for the procurement of up to 1,000 CNG or Zero Emission Transit Buses. RFP 28367, issued in July 2016, consists of four parts, one for the procurement of each vehicle type:
* Group A, 40' CNG...

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