Date Posted: 11/19/2010
Closing Date: 1/28/2011
Program: Transit Asset Management (TAM) Pilot Program
FTA Opportunity ID: FTA-2011-004-TPM
Opportunity Announcement Text: http://edocket.access.gpo.gov/2010/2010-29176.htm
Opportunity Announcement PDF: http://edocket.access.gpo.gov/2010/pdf/2010-29176.pdf
November 19, 2010. Request for Proposals (RFP): Transit Asset Management (TAM) Pilot Program [HTML] [PDF]. Synopses and full announcement are posted on Grants.gov site as opportunity FTA-2011-004-TPM. Proposals must be submitted electronically through the http://www.grants.gov/ web site by January 28, 2011.
FTA is looking for innovative approaches to asset management using proven technology that will enhance the ability of public transportation providers, MPOs, and state DOTs to maintain their assets in a state of good repair and/or make more informed resource allocation decisions. Proposed solutions must be scalable and transferable such that they can be adapted by public transportation agencies and organizations of various sizes and modes. Additionally, FTA seeks to provide technical assistance to public transportation agencies through written reports and technical knowledge to be provided under the cooperative agreements.
The total available funding for the TAM pilot program is $3 million. FTA will award multiple cooperative agreements, up to $1 million each, to successful proposers for pilot projects that will demonstrate certain aspects of TAM systems. Successful TAM pilot projects will promote the use of advanced tools and practices throughout the public transportation industry.
Download the Grants.gov application instructions or package.
For proposal-specific information or issues contact Doris Lyons, Office of Program Management, Doris.Lyons@dot.gov, Federal Transit Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Room E46-204, Washington, DC 20590. Phone: (202) 366-1656.