Notice of Intent to Award

Request for Proposals:  Transit Operations Services 2016-01

Scope of Services: The Napa Valley Transportation Authority (NVTA) is seeking an independent contractor to provide transit operations services throughout Napa County for its local Vine fixed route, regional commuter express, complementary paratransit, on demand dial-a-ride bus services, to include vehicle maintenance and customer service activities.

RFP Issue Date: February 17th, 2016        
Notice Date: May 18th, 2016

The Napa Valley Transportation Authority has completed its evaluation in response to Request for Proposal (RFP) Number 2016-01 Transit Operations Services issued February 17, 2016. To select the Offeror, a selection team evaluated the proposals based on the criteria stated in the RFP. We announce our intent to award the contract to Transdev Services, Inc.

This Notice does not constitute the formation of a contract between NVTA and the apparent successful proposer. The successful proposer shall not acquire any legal or equitable rights to the contract services until contract containing terms and conditions acceptable to NVTA are executed. If the apparent successful proposer fails to negotiate and execute contract with NVTA, the Agency may revoke the award and grant the contract to the next most qualified proposer or withdraw the RFP. NVTA further reserves the right to cancel this Notice of Intent to Award at any time prior to the execution of a written contract.

Any interested party may protest this Notice of Intent to Award by submitting a written protest to Kate Miller, Executive Director, within ten (10) calendar days after the date of this notice. The protest period shall begin May 18th, 2016 and end at the close of business on May 28th, 2016.