2022 Transit Bus Program

Subject: 2022 Transit Bus Program
Solicitation Number: 47QMCA21R0013
Notice Type: SRCSGT
NAICS: 336211
Notice Published: 05-03-21
Response Due: 05-17-21

Agency: General Services Administration
Contact: Craig D Yokum This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Ph: (703) 605-9291
Office Address: WASHINGTON, DC 20405

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INTERESTED PARTIES MUST REQUEST AUTOSTANDARDS ACCOUNTS BYMAY 17, 2021, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS PROVIDED BELOW** The General Services Administrations (GSA) Light Vehicle Acquisition Support Branch invites firms interested in submitting offers under the Governments upcoming solicitation for 2022 Transit Buses to participate in the 2022 Federal Vehicles Standards process beginning May 13, 2021. This process, conducted via GSAs AutoStandards web application, assists GSAs Vehicle Buying program to refine the Governments technical requirements for these transit buses. Vehicle types being sought by the Government for the Transit Bus program include: Medium/Heavy Transit Buses: 40 34 PAX Diesel, 40 34 PAX CNG, 40 34 PAX Diesel-Hybrid, 40 39 PAX Battery Electric, and 60 46 PAX Battery Electric All potential models must first be created and technical data provided to GSA during the AutoStandards process. Due to Systems limitations, there will not be an opportunity to submit alternative models after the release of the solicitation. Prospective offerors may choose to submit proposals under any model created during the AutoStandards process before the solicitation is issued, but all prospective offerors will be limited to these models based on the technical data submitted and refined during AutoStandards. AutoBid is GSAs price proposal submission system offerors will use to submit price proposals. Once the final solicitation is released, offerors will submit pricing information in AutoBid on only the models pre-established during AutoStandards. Additional information will be provided during the Pre-Solicitation Conference. The General Services Administration is the mandatory source for non-tactical vehicles purchased in the United States under the Federal Property Management Regulation (FPMR) 101-26.501. GSA's Vehicle Purchasing Division purchases non-tactical vehicles annually for Federal Executive Agencies and the Department of Defense. All GSA vehicle purchases are governed by program specific Federal Vehicle Standards, which are assimilated by GSA Engineering personnel prior to solicitation publication. The AutoStandards process engages interested parties to provide technical data for vehicles to be potentially offered to the Government in response to these forthcoming solicitations and to assist in development of the Federal Vehicles Standards for the current model year and specific program. As noted above, all prospective models must be established during the AutoStandards process in order to be included in AutoBid once the final solicitation is released.Please note, GSA is NOT requesting pricing at this time. GSA is currently only in the requirements refinement phase of the acquisition. Interested parties must complete the following steps prior to May 17, 2021, in order to participate: 1) Interested parties are required to request an AutoStandards account no later than May 17, 2021. A user name and password is obtained by submitting the attached Request for AutoStandards Account document, complete with all necessary information, to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. GSA intends to open AutoStandards on Thursday May 13, 2021, and close it for vendor technical data submission on Friday, June 4, 2021. 2) Interested parties must submit all models for consideration to John Hampson, GSA Vehicle Engineer Branch Chief, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by May 17, 2021. Please see the attached proposed Purchase Descriptions as a starting point to identify any exceptions with your firms submission. GSA will hold a virtual Pre-Solicitation Conference on Thursday, May 13, 2021, from 11:00am-1:00pm EDT to review these instructions as well as an AutoStandards tutorial. All interested parties should attend. The meeting info is as follows: ***NOTICE - This Pre-Solicitation Conference will be recorded*** FY2022 Transit Buses Pre-Solicitation Conference Thursday May 13, 2021 11:00am 1:00pm Google Meet joining info Video call link: meet.google.com/ixc-wxwr-swf Or dial: (US) +1 650-597-3434 PIN: 249 539 323# For a better understanding of the potential solicitation requirements, please review previous years acquisition history located here: 2018 Transit Bus Program https://beta.sam.gov/opp/3cae8488f9725fad193d4c1c9dcc73ba/view GSA anticipates similar proposal requirements and terms and conditions, though full solicitation terms will be released in the summer of 2021 under a separate notice. GSA looks forward to your firms participation in the 2022 Transit Bus Program. For additional information please contact GSAs Vehicle Purchasing Division at 844-472-1200 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..