Doing Business @MVTRA
Doing business with MVRTA is easy. As your local transit authority, we purchase goods and services in order to keep the buses rolling. We have throughout the year business opportunities for vendors. From purchasing automotive parts, office supplies to major construction projects, the information to bid on our solicitation will be available on our website for review and download.
Other ways we communicate available solicitations are through email requests and our social media accounts. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter. We also advertise some solicitations in the local paper, Lawrence Eagle Tribune or Spanish language papers such as RUMBO.
Working with COMMBUYS
COMMBUYS is another location find our offerings. COMMBUYS is the Commonwealth of Massachusetts procurement and purchasing website. It is used by state agencies and departments to procure and purchase the goods and services for the state. MVRTA is a participating agency. We use COMMBUYS primarily to advertise and reach businesses who will respond to solicitations. If you would like to register with COMMBUYS you may find information and applications here: https://www.mass.gov/learn-about-commbuys
When you register with COMMBUYS you will receive email notices from MVRTA of all active solicitations based upon your business Universal Code. Your business will also receive opportunities about other state contracts right to your Inbox. COMMBUYS is a great way to become a state supplier.
Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program
MVTRA also complies with Federal Department of Transportation requirements to support small and disadvantaged business through our Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program. To acquire work through this program you must be a registered DBE business. You may register through the Massachusetts Supplier Diversity Office (SDO). Information about becoming a registered DBE can be found at the following link: https://www.mass.gov/supplier-diversity-office
A copy of our Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program can be found at this link: http://www.mvrta.com/fy-2019-2021-dbe-goal-methodology/
Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Liaison Officer is: Kathleen A Lambert, Assistant Administrator, Merrimack Valley Regional Transit Authority, 85 Railroad Avenue, Haverhill, MA 01835, tel: 978-469-1251, Email: [email protected], www.mvrta.com/Doing Business @MVTRA
Latest Business Opportunities @ MVRTA
MVRTA seeks contracted vendors to supply supplemental curb to curb transportation for our Special Transportation Services (STS) division. STS is responsible to provide both Americans with Disabilities (ADA) and senior (non-ADA) transportation for our transit authority community partners. In some communities STS also provides general public transportation under certain rules and conditions. Rides are distributed to available fleet through a sophisticated algorithm driven software. Free access to the software is part of the potential Contractors’ agreement.
Questions call: Phil Clayton at 978-469-1251 or email: [email protected]