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MBTA CONTRACT NO. SWAPS03

PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT

MASSACHUSETTS BAY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
SOLICITATION FOR GENERAL ENGINEERING CONTRACT FOR TECHNICAL SUPPORT SERVICES FOR SYSTEM-WIDE ACCESSIBILITY

REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS

MBTA CONTRACT NO. SWAPS03

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority is soliciting General Engineering Contract for Technical Support Services for System-Wide Accessibility. The Scope of Service(s) may include, but are not limited to: ad hoc station/facility site assessments aimed at identifying barriers to accessibility, design services for small projects addressing minor-moderate barriers to accessibility, project scoping, plan reviews, and site visits by subject matter experts in universal and inclusive design, review of miscellaneous electronic documents, websites, and applications to ensure compliance with WCAG2.1, graphics development and document formatting, QA/QC and development of tactile braille products, coordination of user testing/feedback. The scope of services will be authorized on a task order basis by phase. The duration of this contract will be five (5) years, with options to extend based on the needs of the MBTA.

This project is expected to utilize non-federal funding. Although there is no DBE participation goal for this project, the Authority strongly encourages the use of Minority, Women and Disadvantaged Business Enterprises as prime consultants, sub-consultants and suppliers in all of its contracting opportunities.

The complete Request for Qualifications can be found on the MBTA website.
Please see the following link:

http://bc.mbta.com/business_center/bidding_solicitations/current_solicitations/

This is not a Request for Proposal. The MBTA reserves the right to cancel this procurement or to reject any or all Statements of Qualifications.

Monica Tibbits-Nutt
Secretary & CEO

Philip Eng
General Manager