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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
Request for Proposal: Athletic Bus Transportation
Award Info Published Friday June 28, 2019
Awarded to:
Vendor: Infinity Transportation Management, LLC, DesPlaines, IL
Amount: An estimated $1,740,000
An estimated start date of 7/15/2019 through 7/14/2024
1 three-year, then 1 two-year
Potential Future Renewals: $2,122,000
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 4
In accordance with BEP Act (30ILCS 575) below is information from offerors that submitted a response:
Infinity Transportation Management, LLC
-BEP firm (self performance)-100%

Free Enterprise System
-BEP firm (Royal LLC)-11%

Aries Charter Transportation
-BEP firm (self performance)-100%

Zum Services
-BEP firm (none provided)

Fellowship Fleet
- BEP firm (self performance)-100%
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Lee Saulter.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
This notice has been modified
Published Monday April 22, 2019
Addendum 2- Extended due date and a formula change for the pricing sheet (Attachment A-1)
This notice has been modified
Published Monday April 15, 2019
Addendum 1: Pre-Submission Conference Sign-In Sheet
First published Friday, March 22, 2019
Sealed proposals will be accepted below until 3:00 PM, Friday April 26, 2019:
At the following address:
Purchasing Division (M/C 560)
809 South Marshfield Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612
The University of Illinois is seeking proposals from qualified contractors to provide charter coach transportation services to intercollegiate competitions with other universities, special events and pick-up and drop-off to and from O'Hare International and Midway airports.

For additional information, contact:
Edwin Mattox
University of Illinois Chicago
Purchasing Division (M/C 560)
809 South Marshfield Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612-7203
Phone: (312) 996-2054
FAX: (312) 996-2055
State Purchasing Officer - Lee Saulter
Submit 4 copies of the response as defined in the specifications. 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. Proposal documents may be obtained by contacting the Purchasing Office. This procurement may be contingent on Board of Trustees approval. Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) eligibility number is required on all proposals, if applicable. There is a BEP goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details. The contract(s) for this solicitation could exceed $50,000 annually.

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.

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Specification Documents
  • AttachmentC_Contract.pdf (3 MB)
  • EWM140_Addendum2.pdf (127 KB)
  • EWM140_AttachmentA-1_Pricing.xlsx (21 KB)
  • Final_AttachmentB_VendorQuestion.pdf (364 KB)
  • Final_EWM140-AttachmentA-Pricing.xlsx (15 KB)
  • Final_RFP_EWM140AthleticBusTransport.pdf (765 KB)
Other Public Documents
  • EWM140_Addendum1_PresubmissionConferenceSignInSheet.pdf (134 KB)