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File #: 2022-0677   
Type: Contract Status: Passed
File created: 9/18/2022 In control: Operations, Safety, and Customer Experience Committee
On agenda: 11/17/2022 Final action: 12/1/2022
Title: AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to solicit competitive negotiations Request for Proposals (RFPs), pursuant to Public Contract Code (PCC) ?20217 and Metro's procurement policies and procedures for the acquisition of new Heavy Rail Vehicles (HRVs). (REQUIRES TWO-THIRDS VOTE OF THE FULL BOARD)
Sponsors: Operations, Safety, and Customer Experience Commit
Indexes: Bids, Budgeting, Contract administration, Contracts, Design build, Guidelines, Light rail vehicles, Metro Rail B Line, Metro Rail D Line, Procurement, Purchasing, Request For Proposal, Revenue Service, Rolling stock, Safety, State Of Good Repair, Westside Subway Extension/Purple Line Extension Phase 1, Westside Subway Extension/Purple Line Extension Phase 2
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Metro EFC Map - 2022
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OPERATIONS, SAFETY, AND CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE COMMITTEE
NOVEMBER 17, 2022

Subject
SUBJECT: NEW HR5000 HEAVY RAIL VEHICLES PROCUREMENT

Action
ACTION: APPROVE RECOMMENDATION

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to solicit competitive negotiations Request for Proposals (RFPs), pursuant to Public Contract Code (PCC) ?20217 and Metro's procurement policies and procedures for the acquisition of new Heavy Rail Vehicles (HRVs).

(REQUIRES TWO-THIRDS VOTE OF THE FULL BOARD)
Issue
ISSUE

One hundred eighty-two (182) new HRVs are required to meet the revenue service requirements, including enhanced service capacity for the Westside Purple Line Extensions 2 & 3 and to address the state of good repair issues associated with the existing B/D (Red/Purple) Line fleet.

Staff has determined that the new HRV solicitation constitutes a specialized rail transit equipment purchase. This determination renders it appropriate that the new HR5000 HRVs be procured by a competitively negotiated process in accordance with PCC ? 20217. PCC ? 20217 states that the Board, upon a finding by two-thirds vote of all members, may find that the competitive low bid procurement method is not adequate for the agency's needs, and direct that the procurement be conducted through competitive negotiation. This competitive negotiation process is the same procurement model Metro used for previous new and midlife modernization rail vehicles procurement projects, including P3010 New LRVs Procurement, HR4000 New HRVs Procurement, P2000 LRV Midlife Modernization, and P2550 LRV Midlife Modernization projects.

Background
BACKGROUND

The existing B/D (Red/Purple) Line fleets (A650) consists of 104 HRVs; a base order of 30 HRVs and an option order of 74 HRVs. Metro accepted the base fleet between 1992 and 1993. The option fleet was accepted between 1997 and 1999. Based on a 30-year useful life, the base order HRVs are scheduled for retirement betwee...

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