Title RFP: Management of a Temporary Sculpture Program
Organization VIA Metropolitan Transit
Closing Date Monday, February 24, 2020
Location San Antonio, TX

(See contact below to request a copy of the full RFP package)


Invitation: VIA Metropolitan Transit (hereinafter “VIA”) is seeking proposals from responsible firms for VIA RFP #20-114 Management of A Temporary Sculpture Art Works Program.

Introduction: VIA is a Metropolitan Transit Authority created according to Chapter 451, Texas Transportation Code (“VIA”) to provide public transportation services for the citizens of
Bexar County. The system’s legal name is VIA Metropolitan Transit (VIA). VIA is a Political Subdivision of the State of Texas and governed by a Board of Trustees who are appointed by its
County and Municipal Governments. VIA provides fixed route transit service, paratransit service for mobility-impaired customers, special event and park and ride service. In total, VIA’s
service area is approximately 1,200 square miles.

Our Mission: VIA Metropolitan Transit provides regional multimodal transportation options that connect our community to opportunity, support economic vitality and enhance quality of life
throughout our region.

VIA’s Board-adopted Supplier Diversity Policy:
VIA is committed to enhancing business/supplier diversity opportunities for all who want to do business with VIA. It is fundamental to VIA’s commitment to the local economy to allow
competition in order to grow and develop a portfolio of critical and valued business partners. VIA believes that generating open competition brings value and an ability to leverage the
best resources in the marketplace. Supplier diversity increases VIA’s access to creativity and innovation.

VIA believes that it is the responsibility of VIA’s Procurement process and the responsibility of every staff member at VIA who secures products and services and who makes purchasing
decisions for the Agency to strive to meet this commitment. The VIA Board of Trustees supports VIA’s Procurement overall objectives which focus on obtaining the best quality and service
at minimum cost and which guard against favoritism and profiteering at public expense. VIA seeks to provide equal opportunities for all businesses to participate. It is an integral
element of each VIA staff member’s responsibility to look to minority and small business firms for contracting opportunities. Broadening the supplier pool means better service and value
for VIA.

Procurement Schedule:

Summary of Salient Dates: Following are the tentative salient dates of the procurement process:

January 22, 2020 Request for Proposal Issued.

February 05, 2020 Last Day to Submit Request for Clarifications and/or Modifications to the Procurement/Contract Documents.

February 24, 2020 4:45 PM (CST) Deadline for submitting Proposal Package.

*Unless a specific time is indicated, the time shall be 4:45 PM (VIA’s close-of-business).

Inquiry and Questions: Effective immediately upon release of the Request for Proposal (RFP), and until notice of contract award, all official communications from proposers regarding the
requirements of this RFP shall be directed to the Contracting Officer (See section 4.6 Code of Ethics). Proposal Packages should be submitted to, and any requests and all questions
should be directed to:

VIA Metropolitan Transit
Procurement Department
Attn: Sharon Guerrero
800 W. Myrtle, Suite 203
San Antonio, Texas 78212
Telephone: 210-362-2404
E-mail: sharon.guerrero@viainfo.net

Website https://www.viainfo.net/