A variety of products and services are needed to ensure the DART provides safe, dependable and cost-effective public transportation. DART strives to obtain the best buy in terms of cost, quality, schedule and safety from its business partners. Please see below for current solicitations and contact award information. If you need assistance or require more information, please contact DART's Purchasing Department by phone at 515-283-8100 or email at email@example.com.
Vendors shall register with the Iowa Group on BidNet Direct. To register, go to www.bidnetdirect.com//DART, select the “Register Now” button, and follow the registration path. Select the “Limited Access” option which will provide you with automatic email notification (at no charge). This option will alert you anytime you match with a new opportunity from DART and any other participating agencies.
If you have questions about the registration process, please contact the DART Procurement Department firstname.lastname@example.org. Once you have registered, you will be able to view and respond to DART’s open solicitations through the platform.
MUNICIPAL ADVISORY SERVICES - RFP FY21-R-013
DART is seeking a qualified, professional firm to assist the organization with municpal financial planning and debt issue development services (includes short term financings, bonds, loans, letters of credit, line of credit, etc). The services could potentially include all activities related to public financing for the construction of a capital infrastructure project.
OWNER'S REPRESENTATIVE SERVICES - RFP FY21-R-010
DART is seeking proposals for qualified, professional Owner’s Representation Services to oversee the construction and related services for a new Operations and Maintenance Facility. DART is planning to construct a new and expanded operations and maintenance facility to replace an existing one that is beyond its useful life, antiquated and undersized for both current and future transit needs, is prone to flooding, and isn’t compatible with area development. The project scope includes land acquisition, A&E, construction and purchase and installation of new equipment.
BUS SHELTER INSTALLATION SERVICES - RFP FY21-R-005
DART is seeking qualified contractors to install, repair, replace, remove, and/or relocate bus shelters in its service area. Contractors will also be installing bus stop benches at selected bus stops in our service area. The installation of new bus shelters and benches are an ongoing effort by DART to improve its passenger amenities and provide safe, comfortable areas for its passengers to wait for their next DART bus. The project scope includes the planned installation of approximately twenty-five new bus shelters per year for the next three years. This solicitation is being set aside for qualified small business enterprises.