Vendor Opportunities/Open Solicitations

Finding Open Solicitations

All available solicitations are listed below. Each solicitation has an associated Request for Bid (RFB), Request for Proposal (RFP), for Request for Qualifications (RFQ). On this page you will find the following information and COTA documents: Open Solicitations, Pending Solicitations and Awarded Solicitations. You may view the details of each solicitation online or download the PDF version. Please note that you will only be able to open or download documents for the open or pending solicitations.

Responding to Open Solicitations

Follow the submission guidelines on page one of the solicitation. All prepared responses are to be sent to the following address:

COTA Supply Management Department
William J. Lhota Building
33 North High Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215

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9/5/2017 11:45RFB 2017-17 INFRFB 2017-17 INF Cummins Parts Used in Transit Coachesawarded9/5/20179/5/2017View
9/5/2017 11:44RFB 2017-19RFB 2017-19 Miscellaneous Parts for Transit Coachesawarded9/5/20179/5/2017View
9/5/2017 11:36RFB 2017-15RFB 2017-15 Replacement Cummins Parts Used in Transit Coachesawarded9/5/20179/5/2017View
9/5/2017 11:36RFB 2017-12 INFRFB 2017-12 INF Janitorial Paper Suppliesawarded9/5/20179/5/2017View
9/5/2017 11:28RFB 2017-10 INFRFB 2017-10 INF Twelve Barrel Roof Bus Passenger Sheltersawarded9/5/20179/5/2017View
9/5/2017 11:27RFB 2017-10RFB 2017-10 Miscellaneous Parts for Transit Coachesawarded9/5/20179/5/2017View
9/5/2017 11:25RFB 2017-11RFB 2017-11 Commvault Software and NetApp Hardware in Support of the Backup Solution Projectawarded9/5/20179/5/2017View
9/5/2017 11:23RFB 2017-08RFB 2017-08 Equipment in Support of the Network Server and Storage Infrastructure Projectawarded9/5/20179/5/2017View
9/5/2017 11:22RFB 2017-06RFB 2017-06 Flexpod System and Implementation Services for COTA's Test Environmentawarded9/5/20179/5/2017View
9/5/2017 11:19RFB 2017-07RFB 2017-07 Miscellaneous Cummins Parts Used in Transit Coachesawarded9/5/20179/5/2017View
9/5/2017 11:18RFB 2017-06 INFRFB 2017-06 INF Cisco Equipment in Support of the Enterprise Resource Planning Projectawarded9/5/20179/5/2017View
9/5/2017 11:16RFB 2017-05 INFRFB 2017-05 INF Dell Computer Equipmentawarded9/5/20179/5/2017View
9/5/2017 11:15RFB 2017-03RFB 2017-03 Assorted Parts for Transit Coachesawarded9/5/20179/5/2017View
9/5/2017 11:14RFB 2017-01 INFRFB 2017-01 INF Fifty Trash Receptaclesawarded9/5/20179/5/2017View
9/5/2017 11:13RFB 2017-01RFB 2017-01 COTA Easton Transit Center Addition and Remodelingawarded9/5/20179/5/2017View
9/5/2017 11:12RFB 2017-04RFB 2017-04 Miscellanous Cummins Parts Used in Transit Coachesawarded9/5/20179/5/2017View
9/5/2017 11:09RFP 2017-01RFP 2017-01 Worker's Compensation Third Party Administration and Actuarial Serviceawarded9/5/20179/5/2017View
9/5/2017 11:08RFB 2017-02RFB 2017-02 Assorted Parts Used in Transit Coachesawarded9/5/20179/5/2017View
9/5/2017 11:07RFB 2016-30 INFRFB 2016-30 INF CNG Motor Oil Used in Transit Coachesawarded9/5/20179/5/2017View
9/5/2017 11:06RFB 2016-19RFB 2016-19 McKinley Ave Facility Satellite CNG Fueling Facilityawarded9/5/20179/5/2017View
9/5/2017 11:05RFB 2016-29RFB 2016-29 Graphic Design Servicesawarded9/5/20179/5/2017View
9/5/2017 11:04RFB 2016-31RFB 2016-31 COTA Boardwalk Bus Stopsawarded9/5/20179/5/2017View
9/5/2017 11:03RFP 2016-26RFP 2016-26 Re-Solicitation Transportation Services for Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities (Aawarded9/5/20179/5/2017View
2018-06-19 14:38:04RFP 2018-12Marketing Research Servicesawarded03/27/201804/24/2018View
2018-06-19 14:36:26RFP 2018-15Customer Satisfaction Survey Servicespending05/21/201806/19/2018View
2018-06-18 08:59:34RFB 2018-10 INFCISCO Equipment in Support of the Cleveland Avenue BRT Projectopen05/30/201806/21/2018View
2018-06-14 13:01:46RFP 2018-14Employee Medical Benefit Consulting Servicesopen05/22/201806/21/2018View
2018-06-13 09:16:36RFP 2018-16Bus Line Resident Inspection and in Plant Quality Assurance Servicesopen05/31/201806/28/2018View
2018-06-13 09:13:29RFB 2018-12Purchase of Miscellaneous Parts for Transit Coachesopen06/13/201807/10/2018View
2018-06-13 08:37:09RFB 2018-11Purchase of Operator and Supervisor Uniformsopen06/13/201807/13/2018View
2018-06-07 14:38:55RFB 2018-10Miscellaneous Parts for Transit Coachespending05/08/201806/07/2018View
2018-06-07 14:38:34RFQuoteBRT Shelter Glass, Glazing and Artworkclosed05/24/201806/07/2018View
2018-06-06 14:02:35RFB 2018-09Rebuilt or Reconditioned Cummins Enginespending05/07/201806/06/2018View
2018-06-06 07:32:03RFQ 2018-02On-Call Project Management Servicespending05/04/201806/05/2018View
2018-06-04 09:59:06RFP 2018-05Videography Servicesawarded02/09/201803/06/2018View
2018-05-31 15:43:36RFP 2018-10Online Security Awareness Training Systemawarded03/23/201804/12/2018View
2018-05-31 15:36:35RFB 2018-03Removal and Disposal of Sludge and Water from COTA Facilitiesawarded03/09/201804/06/2018View
2018-05-31 15:31:31RFP 2018-01Online Interactive Catalog Solutionawarded01/09/201802/08/2018View
2018-05-31 15:27:49RFB 2018-07 INFRenewal of Forcepoint Software Maintenance and Supportawarded04/23/201805/22/2018View
2018-05-31 15:25:44RFB 2018-08Replacement Cummins Parts Used in Transit Coachesclosed05/01/201805/31/2018View
2018-05-31 15:25:15RFB 2018-09 INFDiesel Exhaust Fluid for Transit Coachesclosed05/03/201805/31/2018View
2018-05-25 14:35:21RFP 2018-04Media Buyer Servicesawarded02/07/201803/02/2018View
2018-05-24 07:35:04RFP 2018-13Brake Dynamometer and Antilock Braking System Testing Systemclosed04/06/201805/04/2018View
2018-05-24 07:32:34RFB 2018-08 INFRenewal of Check Point Software Supportpending04/23/201805/23/2018View
2018-05-10 13:20:32RFB 2018-07Reconditioned Allison Transmissionspending04/09/201805/08/2018View
2018-05-01 07:57:20RFP 2018-11Advertising Agency Servicespending03/28/201804/27/2018View
2018-04-26 07:51:03RFB 2018-02COTA Canal Winchester Park and Rideawarded01/29/201803/02/2018View
2018-04-26 07:47:54RFP 2018-08Social Media Management Servicesawarded02/13/201803/12/2018View
2018-04-26 07:44:54RFP 2018-07Mechanical Services Contractor for COTA Facilitiesawarded03/05/201803/29/2018View
2018-04-26 07:43:07RFB 2018-06Renewal and Co-Termination of SMARTnet Licensesawarded03/08/201804/09/2018View
2018-04-13 09:41:33RFB 2018-05 INFCNG Compressor Oilawarded02/08/201803/07/2018View
2018-04-13 09:38:03RFB 2018-05Assorted Parts for Transit Coachesawarded02/27/201803/27/2018View
2018-04-13 09:11:19RFQ 2018-01Project Management Services for the Renovation of the Fields Avenue Facilityawarded01/22/201802/21/2018View
2018-04-13 09:09:31RFP 2018-03Photography Servicesawarded01/26/201802/23/2018View
2018-04-09 08:58:32RFP 2018-02Third Party Bus Operator Monitoring Servicesawarded01/12/201802/09/2018View
2018-03-16 11:30:10RFP 2018-09Re-Solicitation Strategic Plan Developmentclosed03/09/201804/02/2018View
2018-03-15 08:40:58RFB 2018-01Purchase of Paratransit Vehiclesawarded01/02/201802/01/2018View
2018-03-15 08:38:36RFP 2017-10Five Year Contract for Purchase of Heavy Duty Transit Coachesawarded8/4/20179/26/2017View
2018-03-15 08:34:38RFB 2018-04 INFRe-Solicitation of CNG Motor Oil for Transit Coachesawarded02/02/201802/22/2018View
2018-03-15 08:33:21RFB 2018-03 INFTrash Collection Services for COTA Facilitiesawarded01/17/201802/15/2018View
2018-03-12 08:51:43RFP 2018-06Strategic Plan Developmentclosed02/05/201802/27/2018View
2018-03-12 08:48:48RFB 2018-01 INFMaintenance and Repair of COTA Non-Revenue Vehiclesawarded01/05/201802/02/2018View
2018-03-08 13:21:05RFB 2018-04Miscellaneous Cummins Parts for Transit Coachesclosed02/13/201803/13/2018View
2018-03-08 09:11:58RFQ 2017-01Design Services for the Renovation of the COTA Fields Avenue Facilityawarded11/09/201712/08/2017View
2018-03-08 09:09:13RFB 2017-31Miscellaneous Parts for Transit Coachesawarded12/21/201701/19/2018View
2018-03-08 09:07:36RFP 2017-18Resolicitation Vehicle Wash System COTA Mobility Services Facilityawarded12/07/201701/17/2018View
2018-02-22 15:45:17RFP 2017-17Toner Inclusive Printer and Copier Maintenance Programawarded11/17/201712/22/2017View
2018-02-08 11:15:25RFP 2017-15Accident Repair on a 35foot Heavy Duty Transit Busawarded10/26/201711/22/2017View
2018-02-08 11:14:38RFB 2017-28 INFPurchase of CNG Motor Oil for Transit Coachesclosed12/20/201701/18/2018View
2018-02-08 08:45:46RFB 2018-02 INFPurchase of Two Floor Scrubbersawarded01/03/201801/30/2018View
2018-01-24 10:46:06RFB 2017-27 INFRemoval & Disposal of Hazardous & NonHazardous Waste from COTA Facilitiesawarded12/06/201701/04/2018View
2018-01-03 08:03:54RFP 2017-11RFP 2017-11 Purchase & Installation of Mobile Data Computer Solutions for COTA Mobility Services Fleawarded8/14/20179/14/2017View
2018-01-03 07:56:05RFP 2017-16First and Last Mile Vehicular Strategies Studyawarded11/06/201712/01/2017View
2017-12-29 11:54:15RFP 2017-13On-Call Electrical Contractor for COTA Facilitiesawarded09/13/201710/13/2017View
2017-12-29 11:48:12RFB 2017-30Purchase of Miscellaneous Parts for Transit Coachesawarded10/20/201711/17/2017View
2017-12-29 11:46:36RFB 2017-29Purchase of Miscellaneous Cummins Parts for Transit Coachesawarded10/13/201711/10/2017View
2017-12-28 09:08:32RFP 2017-14RFP 2017-14 Consulting Services for 2018 On-Board Surveyawarded09/25/201710/24/2017View
2017-12-07 09:54:55RFB 2017-26 INFCamera Installation Services for the McKinley Avenue and Linden Transit Center Facilitiesawarded10/30/201711/28/2017View
2017-12-07 09:51:37RFB 2017-25 INFElectrical Cable Installation Services at McKinley Ave and Linden Transit Center Facawarded10/20/201711/15/2017View
2017-12-07 09:50:15RFB 2017-25RFB 2017-25 Purchase of Glycol for Transit Coachesawarded09/12/201710/11/2017View
2017-12-07 09:48:02RFP 2017-12RFP 2017-12 Downtown and BRT Bus Passenger Shelter Cleaning Servicesawarded09/14/201710/12/2017View
2017-12-07 09:46:04RFB 2017-16 INFPurchase of Two Tire Carouselsawarded5/22/20176/15/2017View
2017-11-29 10:36:30RFB 2017-28RFB 2017-28 Miscellaneous Air Conditioning Parts for Transit Coachesawarded09/29/201710/31/2017View
2017-11-29 10:35:08RFP 2017-19RFP 2017-19 Procurement Card Servicesclosed6/8/20177/7/2017View
2017-11-22 12:53:03RFB 2017-27Equipment for the Security Video Management Systemawarded9/1/20179/29/2017View
2017-11-13 13:34:59RFB 2017-26Purchase & Installation of Security Video Management System Softwareawarded8/24/20179/26/2017View
2017-11-13 10:41:51RFB 2017-24 INFRFB 2017-24 INF Purchase of Computer Equipmentawarded09/28/201710/24/2017View
2017-11-07 08:32:46RFB 2017-23Purchase of Lubricants and Fluids for Transit Coachesawarded8/23/20179/21/2017View
2017-11-07 08:30:27RFB 2017-24RFB 2017-24 Purchase of Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel Fuel for Transit Coachesawarded09/11/201710/10/2017View
2017-10-26 12:43:12RFB 2017-23 INFRFB 2017-23 INF Miscellaneous Printing Servicesawarded09/12/201710/11/2017View
2017-10-26 11:54:36RFB 2017-21 INFRFB 2017-21 INF Purchase of CNG Compressor Oilawarded8/21/20179/19/2017View
2017-10-26 11:53:11RFB 2017-21Construction of the Northern Lights Park and Rideawarded6/8/20177/12/2017View
2017-10-26 11:51:18RFB 2017-22RFB 2017-22 Purchase of MRO Suppliesawarded7/20/20178/17/2017View
2017-10-25 14:18:38RFP 2017-04RFP 2017-04 Temporary Personnel Servicesawarded9/5/20179/5/2017View
2017-10-25 14:15:53RFB 2017-11 INFRFB 2017-11 INF Two Tulip Brakemate Brake Maintenance Systemsawarded9/5/20179/5/2017View
2017-10-25 08:54:21RFB 2017-22 INFBus Stop Improvements at Nationwide Boulevard and High Streetclosed8/23/20179/22/2017View
2017-10-25 08:51:58RFP 2017-09RFP 2017-09 Vehicle Wash System for the COTA Mobility Services Facilityclosed7/10/20178/24/2017View
2017-10-23 10:07:47RFP 2017-05RFP 2017-05 CNG Fueling System Services Contractor for COTA Facilitiesawarded9/5/20179/5/2017View
2017-10-23 10:05:32RFB 2017-03 INFRFB 2017-03 INF One Statehouse Hip Style Bus Passenger Shelterawarded9/5/20179/5/2017View
2017-10-23 10:04:53RFB 2017-04 INFRFB 2017-04 INF One Riding Sweeper/Floor Scrubberawarded9/5/20179/5/2017View
2017-10-23 10:04:20RFB 2017-12RFB 2017-12 Equipment in Support of the Mobile WiFi Systems Projectawarded9/5/20179/5/2017View
2017-10-20 15:59:50RFB 2017-14RFB 2017-14 Timetable Printing Servicesawarded9/5/20179/5/2017View
2017-10-20 15:58:30RFP 2016-28RFP 2016-28 Post-Offer/Pre-Placement Fit for Duty Capability Testing Servicesawarded9/5/20179/5/2017View
2017-10-20 15:57:39RFB 2017-08 INFRFB 2017-08 INF Seventeen Transit Shelter Solar Lighting Systemsawarded9/5/20179/5/2017View
2017-10-20 15:55:49RFB 2017-15 INFRFB 2017-15 INF Renewal of Forcepoint Software Maintenance and Support (Re-Solicitation)awarded9/5/20179/5/2017View
2017-10-20 15:55:17RFB 2017-17RFB 2017-17 Electronic Access Control Systems for Four COTA Facilitiesawarded9/5/20179/5/2017View
2017-10-20 15:54:17RFB 2017-13 INFRFB 2017-13 INF Renewal and Co-Termination of Smartnet Licensesawarded9/5/20179/5/2017View
2017-10-20 15:53:21RFP 2017-03RFP 2017-03 Tire Leasing and Tire Servicesawarded9/5/20179/5/2017View
2017-10-20 15:52:41RFP 2017-02RFP 2017-02 Transit Yard Management Systemawarded9/5/20179/5/2017View
2017-10-20 15:52:07RFB 2017-13RFB 2017-13 Rebuilt or Reconditioned Cummins Enginesawarded9/5/20179/5/2017View
2017-10-20 15:51:23RFB 2017-16RFB 2017-16 Rebuilt or Reconditioned Allison Transmissionsawarded9/5/20179/5/2017View
2017-10-20 15:50:36RFB 2017-20RFB 2017-20 HVAC Filtersawarded9/5/20179/5/2017View
2017-10-20 15:49:24RFB 2017-18 INFRFB 2017-18 INF Purchase of a Latex Printerawarded9/5/20179/5/2017View
2017-10-20 15:48:35RFB 2017-20 INFRFB 2017-20 INF Cisco Equipment in Support of the Backup Solution Projectawarded9/5/20179/5/2017View
2017-10-20 15:46:54RFB 2017-18 INF`RFB 2017-18 INF Check Point Software Support Renewalawarded9/5/20179/5/2017View
2017-10-20 15:43:58RFB 2017-07INFRFB 2017-07INF McKinley Ave Facility Concrete Pavement Replacementawarded9/5/20179/5/2017View
2017-10-20 15:43:19RFB 2017-14INFRFB 2017-14INF Maintenance and Repair of COTA's Fleet of Non-Revenue Vehiclesawarded9/5/20179/5/2017View
2017-10-20 15:41:16RFP 2017-08RFP 2017-08 Customer Satisfaction Survey Servicesawarded9/5/20179/5/2017View
2017-10-20 15:36:21RFP 2017-06RFP 2017-06 Medical Services for COTA Employeesawarded9/5/20179/5/2017View