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Double Deck Bus RFP

Updated: Jan 24

AppalCART has developed a proposal and requests Proposals for the manufacture and delivery of a double decker style - Low Floor Heavy Duty buses 42’ 5”. All associated details and price submissions are included for the most responsive and responsible bidder for buses and associated components, spare parts and options in accordance with the terms and conditions set forth in RFP# 2022DD. The Contract shall be a firm-fixed-price Contract.

Specifically AppalCART is requesting the following type of bus: Double Decker style body 42’ 5” Low Floor -Heavy Duty Bus. Propulsion systems should include Clean Diesel.

Proposal documents may be obtained from Craig Hughes, AppalCART Director, in person at 305 NC Hwy 105 Bypass, Boone, NC 28607 or electronically, at . Documents requested by mail will be packaged and sent postage paid.

Proposals must be received by 4:00PM EST, Friday, March 3, 2023.

Sealed Proposals shall be submitted to the following addresses:

  • For courier delivery, hand delivery, or U.S. mail: 305 NC Hwy 105 Bypass, Boone, NC 28607

  • Envelopes or boxes containing Proposals shall be sealed and clearly labeled with the Agency’s Proposal number and the solicitation title: RFP# 2022DD, AppalCART Double Decker Low Floor Heavy Duty Bus Project.

  • Proposers are requested to submit to the Agency one hard copy marked “Original,” two additional printed copies, and two CDs/flash drives, each containing an electronic PDF copy of the Proposal. In case of any discrepancies, the hard copy “Original” will be considered by the Agency in evaluating the Proposal, and the electronic version is provided for the Agency’s administrative convenience only. A Proposal is deemed to be late if it is received by the Agency after the deadline stated above. Proposals received after the submission deadline may be rejected.

The full Double Deck Bus RFP can be found by clicking on the icon below:

Double Deck Bus RFP
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RFP 2022DD Price Forms
Download XLSX • 131KB

Pre-Proposal Meeting Questions and Answers
Download PDF • 528KB

RFP 2022DD Timeline Revision 01-24-2022
Download PDF • 45KB

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