REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP) TO PROVIDE Rural Transit Services in Erie County #1630VF

Modified: September 27, 2016 8:02am

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The County of Erie, New York (the “County”) is currently seeking qualified Not-For-Profit (NFP) agencies interested in providing Rural Transit Services in Erie County.  The objective of this proposal is to select a qualified NFP organization to administer, operate and maintain the Rural Transit Service (RTS) in Erie County.

The target group for the Transit Service consistS of income eligible rural residents who do not have access to private automobiles, as well as the elderly and disabled.  Because the Rural Transit Service receives funding from the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program, the HUD income guidelines are used to determine eligibility of non-elderly and non-handicapped persons for the service. The elderly and handicapped are eligible as limited clientele upon proof of age or disability.  Priority for the demand responsive system goes to medical trips followed by social service and shopping destinations.

Proposals Due:

October 24, 2016

Submission of the proposals shall be directed to:

Paul D’Orlando, Principal Contract Monitor

Erie County Department of Environment and Planning

Edward A. Rath County Office Building

95 Franklin Street, Room 1014

Buffalo, New York 14202

Please see the attached file for further information.

The RFP can also be found ont he Purchasing Department website: