University of Illinois at Chicago
Invitation for Bid: Medium-Duty Hybrid Transit Buses
Vendor: Central States Bus Sales, Inc., Big Rock, ILNumber of unsuccessful, responsive bidders:
Amount: An estimated $342,582
Terms: One-time transaction
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Two additional opportunities for inspection of the trade-in vehicles have been added: 1) Tuesday, January 17, 2012 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 2) Wednesday, January 18, 2012 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Specs relating to seat type, exterior body material, and roof skin material have been clarified.
The bid opening date has been changed to January 27, 2012.
Added floor plan to Appendix 1.
First published Friday, December 16, 2011
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Friday January 27, 2012:
Purchasing Division (M/C 560)
809 South Marshfield Avenue
This invitation for bid is for the purchase of two medium-duty, standard height floor, hybrid electric powered diesel transit buses, thirty-seven ambulatory passengers with no wheelchairs or thirty-one passengers in permanent seats with two wheelchairs.
For additional information, contact:
The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all responses or parts thereof.
Vendor may expect payment thirty to sixty days after receipt of invoice, unless otherwise stated in the bid documents.
Illinois Department of Human Rights
(IDHR) eligibility number is required on all proposals.
This transaction is subject to the State Board of Elections registration and certification requirements of Public Act 095-0971.
The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire
qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.