General Information, Solicitations
IFB #19-06- Engines and Transmissons QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
  1. Could you be more specific on the make and model of the engines being requested in the bid? Or provide part numbers?
BJCTA Response:             These are Ford part numbers.       2016 F550 Complete engine part number——GC3Z6007D                  2016 F550 Transmission part number——–9G3Z7000GRM                 2017 E450 Complete engine Part Number——-GC2Z6007F                 2017 E450 Transmission Part Number——–HC3Z7000A                 2018 E450 Engine Long Block Part Number——–BC3Z6006C                 2018 E450 Transmission Part Number———-HC3Z7000A                
  1. Are the engines in the front or rear of bus?
              BJCTA Response: The engines are in the front  
  1. Are you wanting turn-key engines or to have your engines re-manufactured?
               BJCTA Response:  Turn Key

General Information, Solicitations
RFP #19-05 Transit Bus Advertising

Addendum 1. RFP 19-05

  1. Can you please provide net revenue BJCTA received for bus advertising each of the last 5 years?
BJCTA ResponseWill Provide info  by 2/25/19
  1. Can you please provide the total advertising sales generated each of the last 5 years?
BJCTA Response:  Will Provide info by 2/25/19  
  1. What is the current revenue % share between BJCTA and vendor?
BJCTA Response: 55% of Gross Revenue  
  1. Paragraph C on page 6 states that direct apply vinyl will not be allowed on the New Flyers. Does that mean only full wrap advertising is not allowed or is it stating that all advertising options such as half wraps, king kong, super king will not be allowed on those buses and only standard kings, queens, and tail signs that secure in frames are allowed on the New Flyers?
BJCTA Response: Only standard kings, queens tail signs that secure in frames  
  1. Do all buses currently have advertising frames on them? – who owns the current set of frames
BJCTA Response: YES, BJCTA owns  
  1. Do all fixed route buses rotate routes on a daily basis or are buses assigned routes and remain on those routes for extended period of time?
BJCTA Response: Fixed route buses rotate routes on a daily basis   Please provide a list of all advertising clients, the quantity and type of advertisement, monthly revenue, and contract end date by advertiser. BJCTA Response: Not Known / 3rd Party Vendor  
  1. Will BJCTA be getting new buses during the contract period?
BJCTA Response: YES  
  1. Will advertising, including direct application and full wraps be allowed on any new buses entering the fleet?
 BJCTA Response: Not yet Determined  
  1. Paragraph P on page 12 indicates BJCTA is requiring a percentage share of no less than 65% of revenue to BJCTA. Is 65% of gross revenue a requirement or is BJCTA open to alternative bids.
  2. BJCTA Response: YES

11. Please provide the previous 3 years annual sales history by month for exterior and interior


BJCTA Response: Please Follow:


12. Please provide the previous 3 years payment history, showing the annual guarantee and the

associated revenue share over the minimum paid in each year by the current vendor.

BJCTA Response: Please Follow:


13. What is the contract start date?

BJCTA Response :Around May 6, 2019


14. Please provide a list of scheduled advertising billings, if any, which extend beyond the current agreement.

BJCTA Response: None, the current contract will be extended due to the Evaluation and Board approval.


15. DBE participation is encouraged but no specific DBE goal is stated for this RFP. Please confirm there is no specific DBE percentage required.

BJCTA Response: Our goal is 10% but not required


16. Page 6, Section C indicates direct vinyl will not be permitted on New Flyers. Please clarify what advertising is permitted on the 42 New Flyer buses.

BJCTA Response: Inside and Outside Frames Only

17. Please provide a copy of the current agreement and any addendums between the transit agency and the current advertising vendor.

BJCTA Response: Please Follow:


18. Please describe the scoring methodology used to determine the winning proposer.  Point system

BJCTA Response: Criteria is as Follows:

  1. Resposivess of Technical
  2. Experience & Qualifications
  3. References DBE
  4. Cost/Price