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File #: ID 19-0345    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/30/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/21/2019 Final action: 5/21/2019
Title: Resolution Authorizing Agreement with North Carolina Department of Transportation for the Fiscal Year 2020 Advanced Technology Grant in the Amount of $320,705
Attachments: 1. 19-0345 Resolution.pdf
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Title
Resolution Authorizing Agreement with North Carolina Department of Transportation for the Fiscal Year 2020 Advanced Technology Grant in the Amount of $320,705

Body
Department: Transportation
Council District: Citywide

Public Hearing: NA
Advertising Date/By: NA

Contact 1 and Phone: Adam Fischer 373-2861
Contact 2 and Phone: Bruce Adams 412-6237

PURPOSE:
The City of Greensboro Public Transportation Division received a grant award from the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) Public Transportation Department to purchase mobile faring technology for the fixed route and paratransit fleet. A resolution must be approved to authorize execution of this contract.

BACKGROUND:
The Greensboro Urban Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (GUAMPO) adopted a resolution endorsing the Public Transportation Division's application for funding under the NCDOT Advanced Technology grant program on October 24, 2018. This grant will allow GTA to purchase mobile faring technology for the fixed route and paratransit fleet. The City participated in a joint Request for Proposals (RFP) process with the Piedmont Authority for Regional Transportation (PART) and the City of High Point for a turn-key Mobile Ticketing solution in April 2018. The partners selected the firm of Delerrok due to the comprehensive and innovative solution they proposed. This purchase includes their Touchpass mobile readers, which allows for electronic validation of fares purchased via mobile devices. Each agency is in charge of their separate procurement process. The City will be using this grant funding to purchase 119 Touchpass readers (covering both the fixed route and paratransit fleet as well as five spare units) and smart cards to replace the existing GO Pass.

BUDGET IMPACT:
Funding for this project will be as follows:

$288,634 (90%) State
$ 32,071 (10%) Local
$320,705

The City will be required to provide matching funds in the amount of $32,071. These funds are budgeted in the ...

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