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Basic Information

Reference Number


Issuing Organization

Colorado Department of Transportation

Owner Organization


Solicitation Type

IFB - Invitation for Bid

Solicitation Number

IFB 18-107 NM


DTR Leased Bus for SUCAP

Source ID




United States, Colorado, Denver County

Piggyback Contract




11/13/2017 04:35 PM MST

Closing Date

11/28/2017 02:00 PM MST

Contact Information

Natalie Martinez




Statement of Work:
The Colorado Department of Transportation is seeking bids to lease a “Body on Chassis” transit vehicle for no longer than six months to be used by the Southern Ute Community Action Program (SUCAP) to operate fixed route inter-city transit between Durango, CO and Grand Junction. SUCAP will provide all maintenance (including proposer’s preventative maintenance requirements) and all fluids needed during the lease payment period. SUCAP will provide all CDL drivers. Proposer will provide all training on driving and maintenance of the vehicle.
The approximate number of revenue operating days is 130 days, five (5) days per week, 480 miles per day.
This fixed route service will be traveling daily through the Colorado high country with altitudes exceeding 10,000 ft.
Vehicle Specification
One (1) body on chassis seating a minimum of 20 passengers, two (2) wheel chair securement positions and driver.

  1. Chassis – Ford or approved equal
  2. Ford 208” wheel base or approved equal.
  3. Model year – 2015 or newer
  4. Fuel type gasoline
  5. Engine – 6.8 liter V-10 Triton or approved equal
  6. Passenger capacity – 22 plus 2 wheel chair securement positions
  7. Seating Arrangement – forward
  8. Seating color and fabric – Proposer’s option
  9. Air Conditioning Output rating – 82 BTU
  10. Heat Output rating – 65 BTU
  11. Outside color – Proposer’s option
  12. Floor Type – Gerflor Sirius or approved equal
  13. Floor Color – Proposer’s option
  14. Permanent rear luggage 30” exterior rear compartment
  15. Seatbelt type – lap restraint
  16. Entrance Door – 29 inch entrance door equipped with wheel chair ramp.
  17. Wheel chair floor securement – two (2) securement stations with Qstraint wheel chair restraint system.
  18. Hydraulic drop down chains equipped on the drive axle.
  1. Term of lease – 6 months – From December 1, 2017 to May 30, 2018
  2. SUCAP will provide all necessary insurance coverage including $5,000,000 in Automobile Liability coverage.
  3. Payment terms – monthly

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