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File #: ID 21-0013    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/11/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 1/5/2021 Final action: 1/5/2021
Title: Resolution Authorizing the Purchase of Clean Diesel Buses from New Flyer, Inc. in the Amount not to Exceed $2,080,332, from the Piedmont Authority for Regional Transportation Bus Contract
Attachments: 1. 21-0013 RES.pdf
Title
Resolution Authorizing the Purchase of Clean Diesel Buses from New Flyer, Inc. in the Amount not to Exceed $2,080,332, from the Piedmont Authority for Regional Transportation Bus Contract

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Council Priority: Maintain Infrastructure and Provide Sustainable Growth Opportunities

Department: Transportation
Council District: Citywide

Public Hearing: NA
Advertising Date/By: NA

Contact 1 and Phone: Hanna Cockburn 373-2861
Contact 2 and Phone: Bruce Adams 412-6237

PURPOSE:
The City of Greensboro is purchasing four (4) replacement 40 foot clean diesel buses from New Flyer, Inc. from the Piedmont Authority for Regional Transportation (PART) Bus Contract. A resolution is required to authorize this purchase.

BACKGROUND:
The Piedmont Authority for Regional Transportation (PART), in partnership with the Cities of Concord, Fayetteville, Greensboro, and High Point, Goldsboro/Wayne Transportation Authority, AppalCART, and Western Piedmont Regional Transportation Authority solicited bids for the purchase of heavy duty transit buses. A five year contract was awarded to New Flyer, Inc. on June 10, 2020. This contract is due to expire on June 10, 2025.

The City of Greensboro is proposing to purchase four (4) 40 foot clean diesel low-floor buses for use by the Greensboro Transit Agency (GTA) fixed route service. The purchase of these buses will allow GTA to continue efforts to replace old diesel buses that have exceeded the Federal Transit Administration useful life standard of 12 years/500,000 miles with clean diesel models.

This purchase is included in the FY20-21 Program of Projects approved by the Greensboro Urban Area MPO on June 24, 2020. A State Transportation Improvement Project (STIP) amendment approving this project was adopted by the North Carolina Board of Transportation on August 14, 2020.

BUDGET IMPACT:
Funding for the project is as follows:

$1,768,282 Federal
$ 312,050 Local
$2,080,332

These funds were previously approved by Council and ...

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