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  • Birmingham Transit Program Bus Rapid Transit (BRT)

    REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL Solicitation #18-22 BRT Vehicle Procurement

    Key Dates

    RFP Issued: January 22, 2018 Deadline for Questions: January 30, 2018, 5:00 P.M. Central

    Proposal Due Date: March 14, 2018, 5:00 P.M. Central

    City of Birmingham Finance Department Purchasing Division Room P-100 City Hall 710 North 20th Street

    Birmingham, AL 35203-2227 Telephone: (205) 254-2265

    Fax: (205) 254-2484

  • Birmingham BRT Project Solicitation #18-22 – BRT Vehicle Procurement Issue Date: January 22, 2018

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    Table of Contents

    SECTION 1: NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS ......................................................................................12 1.1 Description of the Work to be Done .......................................................................................... 12 1.2 Obtaining Proposal Documents ................................................................................................. 12 1.3 Proposal Due Date and Submittal Requirements ........................................................................ 12 1.4 Validity of Proposals ................................................................................................................. 13 1.5 Period for Questions .................................................................................................................. 13

    SECTION 2: INSTRUCTIONS TO PROPOSERS ...................................................................................................14 2.1 Quantities ........................................................................................................................................ 14 2.2 Proposed Schedule for the Procurement ........................................................................................... 14 2.3 Questions, Clarifications, and Omissions .......................................................................................... 14 2.4 Addenda to RFP ............................................................................................................................... 15 2.5 DBE Requirements for Transit Vehicle Manufacturers ..................................................................... 15 2.6 Buy America Certification ............................................................................................................... 15 2.7 2.7 Statement of Compliance with Alabama Code Section 31-13-9................................................... 16 2.8 2.8 Non-Collusion ............................................................................................................................ 16 2.9 2.9 Prohibition Against Boycotting .................................................................................................. 17 2.10 Conditions, Exceptions, Reservations, or Understandings ............................................................... 17 2.11 Protest Procedures .......................................................................................................................... 17

    2.11.1 Pre-Proposal Protests ............................................................................................................ 17 2.11.2 Protests on the Recommended Award ................................................................................... 18 2.11.3 FTA Review ......................................................................................................................... 18

    2.12 Preparation of Proposals ................................................................................................................. 18 2.12.1 Use of Proposal Forms .......................................................................................................... 18 2.12.2 Proposal Format Requirements.............................................................................................. 18 2.12.3 City Treatment of Proprietary/Confidential Information ........................................................ 20 2.12.4 Signing of Proposal Forms .................................................................................................... 21 2.12.5 Modification or Withdrawal of Proposals .............................................................................. 21 2.12.6 Ownership and Cost of Proposal Development ...................................................................... 21

    2.13 Proposal Evaluation, Negotiation, and Selection ............................................................................. 22 2.13.1 Confidentiality of Proposals .................................................................................................. 22 2.13.2 Duration of the Validity of Proposals .................................................................................... 22 2.13.3 Evaluation Committee........................................................................................................... 22 2.13.4 Review of Proposals for Responsiveness and Proposers for Responsibility ............................ 22 2.13.5 Proposal Selection Process .................................................................................................... 23 2.13.6 Evaluation Procedures........................................................................................................... 26 2.13.7 Evaluations of Competitive Proposals ................................................................................... 26

    2.14 Response to Proposals .................................................................................................................... 28 2.14.1 Single Proposal Response ..................................................................................................... 28 2.14.2 Availability of Funds ............................................................................................................ 28 2.14.3 City Contract Approval Process ............................................................................................ 28 2.14.4 City Rights............................................................................................................................ 28 2.14.5 Execution of Contract ........................................................................................................... 29

    2.15 Conflicts of Interests and Gratuities ................................................................................................ 29

  • Birmingham BRT Project Solicitation #18-22 – BRT Vehicle Procurement Issue Date: January 22, 2018

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    SECTION 3: GENERAL CONDITIONS ..................................................................................................................30 3.1 Definitions ....................................................................................................................................... 30 3.2 Materials and Workmanship............................................................................................................. 31 3.3 Conformance with Specifications and Drawings ............................................................................... 31 3.4 Inspection, Testing and Acceptance.................................................................................................. 32

    3.4.1 General ................................................................................................................................... 32 3.4.2 Risk of Loss ............................................................................................................................ 32

    3.5 Title and Warranty of Title ............................................................................................................... 32 3.6 Intellectual Property Warranty ......................................................................................................... 32 3.7 Data Rights ...................................................................................................................................... 33

    3.7.1 Proprietary Rights/Rights in Data ............................................................................................ 33 3.7.2 Access to Onboard Operational Data ....................................................................................... 33

    3.8 Changes ........................................................................................................................................... 34 3.8.1 Contractor Changes................................................................................................................. 34 3.8.2 City Changes .......................................................................................................................... 34

    3.9 Legal Clauses................................................................................................................................... 34 3.9.1 Indemnification....................................................................................................................... 34 3.9.2 Suspension of Work ................................................................................................................ 35 3.9.3 Excusable Delays/Force Majeure ............................................................................................ 35 3.9.4 Termination ............................................................................................................................ 36 3.9.5 Compliance with Laws and Regulations .................................................................................. 38 3.9.6 Changes of Law ................................

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