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South Carolina Multi Agency Public Transportation Safety Plan Preparation Request For Proposals

Date Posted: September 16, 2019
End Date: October 17, 2019

The RFP seeks a Contractor to provide the scope of services requested herein this RFP.  The prime Contractor shall provide and pay for all materials, tools, equipment, labor, professional and non-professional services. In addition, the Contractor shall perform all other acts and supply other things necessary, to fully and properly perform and complete the work requested in this RFP. The Contractor must act as the prime Contractor and assume full responsibility for any subcontractor’s performance. The Contractor will be considered the sole point of contact with regard to all situations, including payment of charges and the meeting of other requirements.

The Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The COMET) will accept proposals from qualified Proposers that can provide a Safety Management System Readiness Assessment and Public Transportation Agency Safety Plan.  The Contract resulting from this RFP shall be known as the “Public Transportation Agency Safety Plan” Contract.

All proposals must be submitted by October 17, 2019.  Please reference the RFP document(s) for submission requirements.  The COMET encourages the use of recycled paper, and where practicable, printed on both sides, for all submittals.

There will be a non-mandatory pre-proposal conference held on Monday, September 23, 2019 at 12:30 p.m. at our Administrative Offices located at 3613 Lucius Road, Columbia, SC 29201.

All proposal responses should be mailed or delivered in accordance with the requirements in the RFP to:


ATTN: John Andoh, Contracting Officer

3613 Lucius Road

Columbia, SC 29201


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