FOR COMPETITIVE PROPOSAL
Services – Radio Frequency & Fiber Optic Communication Systems
Indiana Commuter Transportation District is seeking sealed Proposals from
qualified consultants to perform a study and evaluation of the District’s
existing radio frequency and fiber optic communication systems and provide
recommendations and conceptual engineering and design for the Base
Communications Package for the implementation of Positive Train Control as
more fully described and defined in the Proposal Packet, as prepared by the
District. All Proposals must meet NICTD’s specifications as further
described in the Proposal Packet.
Packets, including specifications, are available between the hours of 8:00
a.m. and 4:00 p.m., local time, at the following location:
601 North Roeske
Michigan City, IN
Ph (219) 874-4221
Welch, Purchasing Manager
are to be requested by either fax or e-mail. Your request should include the
company name, address, email address, phone/fax numbers, and the
individual’s name to respond to.
triplicate, shall be submitted in a sealed opaque envelope clearly marked:
“CONSULTANT PTC SERVICES” which shall be contained within an outer shipping
envelope and received at:
33 East U.S.
Proposals will be
received not later than 2:30 p.m., local time, Friday, July 15, 2011.
Proposals received after the above stated time and date will be returned to
the sender unopened. Should the Proposer determine that they need to protest
the RFP procedure, a notice should be sent to the District’s Purchasing
established a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goal of ten (10)
percent. Proposers are required to make good faith efforts to meet or
exceed this goal.
the right to reject any and all Proposals and/or waive technical defects if,
in its judgment, the interests of NICTD so require. NICTD reserves the right
to accept any Proposal within 90 days after the time of the opening of the
Proposals, during which time no Proposal shall be withdrawn. NICTD reserves
the right to enter into negotiations with the most responsive and
responsible proposer without conducting interviews with any proposer if, in
its sole opinion, the best possible proposal has been received and
interviews would not be productive.
Gerald R. Hanas
(June 13, 27,