If you are interested to be added to our consultant database, please download and fill out the STA Consultant Database Form and email it to email@example.com
It is the policy of the Solano Transportation Authority (STA) to ensure that Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs) shall have the maximum feasible opportunity to participate in the performance of contracts financed in whole or in part with STA funds. The STA and its employees shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, or disability in the award and administration of STA contracts. It is the intention of the STA to create a level playing field on which DBEs can compete fairly for contracts and subcontracts relating to the STA’s construction, procurement and professional services activities.
The STA has established a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program in accordance with regulations of the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) and their Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU), Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations, Part 26 (49 CFR 26).
Caltrans 2013 DBE Goals & Methodology
DBE Requirements for RFPs
All projects receiving federal dollars must have DBE goals and comply with regulations set forth by Caltrans. On June 29, 2012, the State Department of Transportation (Caltrans) announced major changes to the statewide DBE Program. As part of those changes, bidders/proposers should review the policies outlined in Caltrans Exhibits 10-I, “Notice to Bidders/Proposers DBE Information and 10-J”, “Standard Agreement for Subcontractor/DBE Participation”, in addition to the STA’s DBE Program which can be accessed through the following links:
Exh 10-I Notice to Bidders/Proposers
Exh 10-J Standard Agr for Subs
Pursuant to the monitoring requirements outlined in Section XIV of the STA’s DBE Program (49 CFR 26.37), the bidder/proposer will be required to complete and submit Caltrans Exhibit 10-O1 and 10-O2, “Local Agency Proposer/Bidder-DBE (Consultant Contract) Information” with the award document, regardless of DBE participation, and Exhibit 17-F, “Final Report Utilization of Disadvantaged Business Enterprises” with the completion of the contract. These Forms can be provided electronically upon request.
Required form at Time of Award:
Exh 10-O1 Prop-Bidr DBE Commitment Form
Exh 10-O2 Prop-Bidr DBE Info Form
Exh 15h Good Faith Efforts DBE
Required Form at Time of Contract Completion:
RFQ Responses Due : March 27, 2023 4:00 pm
Questions Regarding RFQ Due : March 17, 2023 4:00 pm
Answer to RFQ Questions Posted : March 21, 2023 4:00 pm
Solano Transportation Authority (STA) invites consultants to submit proposals for the Solano County Congestion Management Program (CMP) 2023 Update. To obtain a copy of the full Request for Qualifications (RFQ), download the RFQ as a PDF file from the STA website: https://sta.ca.gov/work-with-sta/procurement-opportunities/
The RFQ describes the project, presents the requirements of the proposer, and outlines the criteria that will be used to evaluate the proposer’s qualifications. Qualified firms are invited to submit four (4) hard copies and one (1) digital copy (via flash drive) of your Qualifications to the STA office no later than 4:00 PM on Monday, March 27, 2023 and addressed to:
Solano Transportation Authority
423 Main Street
Suisun City, CA 94585-2413
Note that this deadline is firm, and late submittals will not be accepted. Questions regarding this RFQ are due on Friday, March 17, 2023 by 4:00 PM to Dulce Jimenez, Planning Assistant, firstname.lastname@example.org. The questions and answers are scheduled to be published on STA’s website by Tuesday, March 21, 2023.
The STA has adopted a DBE goal that encourages the hiring of registered disadvantaged businesses, which can be found at: https://sta.ca.gov/work-with-sta/procurement-opportunities/. This Project utilizes federal funds; the anticipated participation goal for DBE firms for the Project is 19%.
The ST A has adopted a Local Preference Policy that encourages the hiring of local firms. While there is no adopted goal for the Project, firms are still encouraged to utilize the services of local firms in the preparation of a response to this RFQ. The STA has prepared a database of contact information for local firms for convenience purposes only and without guarantees as to the ability of such firms to provide the services. This database and the Local Preference Policy can be viewed at: https://sta.ca.gov/operations/rfp-rfq-local-preference/
If you have questions regarding this project, contact Dulce Jimenez, Planning Assistant, at email@example.com Thank you for your interest.Documents:
RFQ Due Date : March 6, 2023 4:00 pm
This is an Addendum Notice to Prospective Consultant Firms interested in responding to the Solano Transportation Authority’s Safe Routes to School Plan Update Request for Qualifications (RFQ) originally posted January 13, 2023.
The Addendum to the RFQ includes the following revisions to clarify Federal Funding requirements related to Disadvantaged Business Enterprise and subsequent changes to relevant dates:
Please contact Amy Antunano, STA Safe Routes to School Assistant Program Manager, if you have any questions at firstname.lastname@example.orgDocuments:
RFP Responses Due : April 21, 2023 4:00 pm
Questions Regarding RFP Due : March 17, 2023 12:00 am
Answer to RFP Questions Posted : March 24, 2023 12:00 am
The Solano Transportation Authority (STA) invites your firm to submit a proposal to provide Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Eligibility Assessment and Certification Services for Solano County.
To obtain a copy of the Request for Proposal (RFP), please download the RFP as a PDF from the STA website: https://sta.ca.gov/work-with-sta/procurement-opportunities/ or call the STA at (707) 424-6075 to request a copy. The RFP describes the project, presents the requirements of the proposal, and outlines the criteria that will be used to evaluate the proposals.
Please deliver (5) hard copies and one (1) digital copy (flash drive or CD) of your proposal to the STA office no later than 4:00 PM on Friday, April 21, 2023, addressed to:
Solano Transportation Authority
ATTN: Debbie McQuilkin
423 Main Street
Suisun City, CA 94585
Note that this deadline is firm and late submittals will not be accepted. Proposals that most closely meet the STA’s needs will be invited to an interview the week of Monday, May 8, 2023.
As this project is utilizing Transportation Development Act (TDA) funds, the participation goal for disadvantaged veteran business enterprise (DVBE) firms for this Project has been established at 3 percent (3%). DVBE participation is required. The STA has the right to deem a proposal as non-responsive if this participation goal has not been met, and documentation demonstrating a good faith effort is judged inadequate.
The STA has adopted a Local Preference Policy that encourages the hiring of local firms. While there is no adopted goal for this Project, firms are still encouraged to utilize the services of local firms in the preparation of a response to this RFP. The STA has prepared a database of contact information for local firms for convenience purposes only and without guarantees as to the ability of such firms to provide the services. This database and the Local Preference Policy can be viewed at https://sta.ca.gov/operations/rfp-rfq-local-preference/.
If you have questions regarding this project, please contact Debbie McQuilkin at (707) 399-3231. If you have any questions concerning this RFP, please email your question(s) to email@example.com before Friday, March 17, 2023. Answers will be posted on the STA website by Friday, March 24, 2023.
Thank you for your interest.Documents: