Engineering Inspections for Rail Bridges, Elevated Rail Stations and Walls

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) requires the Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) to inspect all light-rail bridges, elevated stations, walls, and culverts and stay current every two years.  There is also a 5-year inspection cycle for all parking decks. CATS is seeking a contractor to perform these services under a 6-year contract.

 

(PSR#: 1339)

Auditing Services of Gross Advertising Sales

Looking for an auditor to verify over the five (5) years of the CATS Transit Advertising contract if the Gross Sales reported by the contractor are accurate and complete based on the monthly billings to the advertisers.

 

(PSR#: 1342)

Trash Removal Along CATS Light-Rail Maintenance of Way

Charlotte Area Transit System, Maintenance of Way division needs a contractor for the removal of trash and debris from tracks 1 and 2 at 26 light-rail stations for approximately 100 feet north and south beyond the ends of each station.  This work will be performed at every CATS Blue Line station once per week and anytime there has been an event that leaves trash and debris on Tracks 1 and 2.  This will be a 3-year contract with two 1-year optional extensions.

(PSR#: 1336)

Transit Security Services

This PSR is to put CATS Police/Security contract out for solicitation. Police/Security services will be separated with the intent to utilize two separate vendors that will work seamlessly in collaboration with one another. One vendor will be contracted for Police, Dispatchers, and Security Guards with Tasers while the other vendor will be contracted for just Security Guards. This contract will be for three (3) years and two (2) one-year options totaling 5 years. Officers will perform all duties listed in the Scope of Duty which describes Police/Security coverage on all rail systems, rolling stock, facilities, and properties owned or operated by CATS. The vendor with police officers will have a total of 210,080 hour and the second vendor with just security guards will have a total of 91,520 giving the grand total between both contracts 301,600 hours per year.

PSR 1332

CATS Enterprise Asset Management System

Replacement of current Charlotte Area Transit System(CATS) Asset Management System

CATS seeks to facilitate the successful implementation of a Enterprise Asset Management software solution and a Financial Management solution.

 

PSR 1340

CATS Financial Management System

Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) is seeking a Finance & Procurement system for CATS Bus Operations Facility.  Accounting software will be Cloud Based to Include AP, AR, G/L, Report Writer as well as fixed assets.
It must Support City of Charlotte (COC) General Ledger account strings.
Possibility to integrate with COC System
Requires workflow approval Multiple modules to include Requisitions, Request for Checks and Purchase Order Change Orders.
Accounts payable invoice matching to Purchase Orders with ability to attach electronic copies to the Purchase Orders as well as unique invoice confirmation.
OCR Capability
Support multiple ledger types.
Vendor central module.
Interface with outside vendors such for payroll and maintenance.
Data must export to CSV, Excel and other formats.
Report Writer
Multi User with user access managed at user level or user group.
PSR 1274

Park Ave Crossing at Grade Renewal

PSR 1291

Park Avenue Road crossing is experiencing a degraded roadbed infrastructure issue that is affecting the safe passage of pedestrians. If a crossing renewal is not made, the roadbed substructure will continue to degrade which would affect the safe passage of vehicular and LRV traffic. Park Avenue Road crossing is a tub system in which crossing tubs are placed on a graded, compacted roadbed, rails are housed with a concrete insert that secures the rails through the grade crossing.