Request for Proposals - Real-Time Passenger Information System

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS TO PROVIDE Real-Time Passenger Information System


AppalCART, the transportation provider for Appalachian State University and the Town of Boone, NC requests proposals for a real time passenger information system for its 29 vehicle fixed route transportation system that pushes arrival times to various media (web, text, Dynamic Message Signs) and has a management portal to be used by the dispatcher.

Pursuant to Section 143-129.8 of the General Statutes of North Carolina, AppalCART will receive bid proposals for the delivery and installation of a real-time passenger information system for the fixed-route transit services delivered in Boone, NC, to the Appalachian State University students and residents of the Town of Boone, NC.

Rachel Thomas

Administrative Assistant


305 NC Highway 105 Bypass Boone, NC 28607 ‎


Sealed Bids are due by 2:00 p.m. on Friday, April 30, 2021.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, AppalCART reserves the right to reject any or all proposals.

All proposals in response to this request for proposals contained herein shall be made to Rachel Thomas, Administrative Assistant, via email at containing such proposal and labeled: real-time passenger information system. The name, address, email address, and phone number of the person or entity making the proposal must be plainly stated in the proposal

All questions regarding this Request for Proposal shall be directed in writing to Rachel Thomas, .

Issuance of this Request for Proposals does not commit AppalCART to award any contract, to pay any costs incurred in preparation of a proposal, or to procure or contract for related services or supplies. This procurement may be subject to financial assistance grants between AppalCART (and each of the other procuring transit providers), the State of North Carolina, and the Federal Transit Administration. All persons or entities submitting proposals must certify that they are not on the Comptroller General’s list of ineligible contractors. The successful proposer shall be required to comply with all applicable Equal Employment Opportunity laws and regulations. Disadvantaged Business Enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit proposals and compete for subcontracting work and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or disability.

The link to the RFP is below.

AppalCART RFP Real Time Passenger Info S
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