Light Rail Vehicle Cleaning Services

The Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) LYNX Light Rail Vehicle Maintenance Department (LRV Maintenance) is looking for a qualified Company to augment their cleaning capabilities of the light rail vehicles by cleaning vehicles during the day, between rush-hour schedules, and at night. The cleaning of the Light Rail Vehicles (LRV) may include requirements for cleaning unexpected spills resulting from CATS passengers and the machine cleaning of vehicle seating.

PSR-1383

Mailing and Postage Services

The Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) is seeking to enter a contract with a firm to provide mail house services for a variety of printed direct mail materials via the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Direct mail projects include, but are not limited to postcards, booklets, and flyers. Projects are completed on an “as-needed” basis and are often produced in relation to an upcoming community event, marketing campaign, or department initiative.

PSR 1247

Fare Equity Analysis

Provide a review of current CATS transit fares and perform a fare equity analysis.

 

(PSR#: 1341)

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 hours 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