BOARDING TECHNOLOGIES FOR PASSENGERS (T8125-130010/A)
- Publishing status
- Days to closing
- 6 years 11 months ago
- Publication date
- Amendment date
- Date closing
- 2014/03/20 14:00 Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
- Reference number
- Solicitation number
- Region of delivery
- National Capital Region
- Notice type
- Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP)
- Trade agreement
- Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
- Tendering procedure
- The bidder must supply Canadian goods and/or services
- Competitive procurement strategy
- Best Overall Proposal
- Procurement entity
- Public Works and Government Services Canada
- End user entity
- Transport Canada
- Contact name
- Wilson, Heather
- Contact phone
- (819) 956-1354 ( )
- Contact fax
- (819) 997-2229
- Contact address
11C1, Phase III Place du Portage 11 Laurier St. / 11, rue Laurier Gatineau, Québec K1A 0S5
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Trade Agreement: Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT) Tendering Procedures: The bidder must supply Canadian goods and/or services Attachment: None Competitive Procurement Strategy: Best Overall Proposal Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No Nature of Requirements: FILE No. T8125-130010/A TITLE : BOARDING TECHNOLOGIES FOR PASSENGERS USING MOBILITY AIDS AT RAILWAY STATIONS WHERE THE STATION PLATFORM IS NOT LEVEL WITH THE CAR FLOOR DESCRIPTION : Transport Canada's Transportation Development Centre has a requirement for Research and Development services to investigate, identify and test a potential technological solution that could be deployed to assist passengers using mobility aids to board trains where the station platform is not level with the car floor in accordance with Annex A "Statement of Work" attached to the Request for Proposal. The work to be carried out includes: - outline relevant Canadian and US standards and regulations for accessibility of rail cars - consultations with passengers who use mobility aids to identify passenger travel needs; - consultations with VIA Rail staff to identify operational needs; - provision of solutions to meet passenger travel and operational needs. - testing of provided solution to validate that it meets the passenger travel and operational needs - production of a report describing the work carried out, the findings, the conclusions and the recommendations The Contractor must commence the work upon contract award. The Contract will be from date of contract award to (32 weeks after Contract Award) inclusive. TRADE AGREEMENTS : This requirement is subject to the Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT). The requirement is for Transportation R&D which is excluded from the application of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) as per Annex 1001.1b-2, Class A (Research and Development). The requirement is also excluded from the application of the World Trade Organization - Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO-AGP) under Appendix I, Annex 4. The Comprehensive Land Claims Agreements (CLCAs) are not applicable to this procurement, as the Work will not be delivered to, nor conducted within CLCA areas. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY : Transport Canada has determined that any intellectual property rights arising from the performance of the Work under the resulting contract will belong to Canada, on the following grounds: (a) the main purpose of the contract, or of the deliverables contracted for, is to generate knowledge and information for public dissemination; MANDATORY TECHNICAL EVALUATION CRITERIA : At bid closing time, the Bidder must comply with the following mandatory technical criteria and provide the necessary documentation to support compliance. Any bid which fails to meet the following mandatory technical criteria will be declared non-responsive. Each criterion should be addressed separately. The Bidder may propose one resource as both the Project Manager and the Principal Researcher. M1 Project Manager must have a minimum of thirty-six (36) months experience completed prior to the date of bid closing in project management. The Bidder will be required to provide a curriculum vitae for the proposed Project Manager that clearly demonstrates; where, the month and year commenced and completed, and how (through what activities and responsibilities) the stated experience was acquired. M2 Principal Researcher must have a minimum of sixty (60) months experience completed prior to the date of bid closing in the conduct of research related to transportation accessibility, which includes researching, developing or manufacturing data or products to adapt transportation systems for people with disabilities. The Bidder will be required to provide a curriculum vitae for the proposed Principal Researcher that clearly demonstrates; where, the month and year commenced and completed, and how (through what activities and responsibilities) the stated experience was acquired. M3 The Bidder must demonstrate its experience in the conduct of research related to transportation accessibility, which includes researching, developing or manufacturing data or products to adapt transportation systems for people with disabilities. To demonstrate compliance, the Bidder will be required to describe in sufficient detail a minimum of one transportation accessibility research project that includes researching, developing or manufacturing data or products to adapt transportation systems for people with disabilities, carried out and completed by the Bidder within the past ten (10) years, from the date of bid closing. The Bidder should utilize Project Description Form 1.1, "M3 - Bidder's Experience" provided in Attachment 2 to Part 4 of the Request for Proposal to demonstrate the required experience. POINT RATED TECHNICAL EVALUATION CRITERIA : Point Rated Technical Evaluation Criteria are included in Attachment 1 of the bid solicitation. BASIS OF SELECTION : Lowest Evaluated Price 1. To be declared responsive, a bid must: (a) comply with all the requirements of the bid solicitation; (b) meet all mandatory criteria; (c) obtain the required minimum points specified for each criterion for the technical evaluation; and, (d) obtain the required minimum of 50 points overall for the technical evaluation criteria which are subject to point rating. The rating is performed on a scale of 70 points. Bids not meeting (a) or (b) or (c) or (d) will be declared non-responsive. The responsive bid with the lowest evaluated price will be recommended for award of a contract. In the event that two or more responsive bids have the same lowest evaluated price, the responsive bid which obtained the highest number of points overall for the point rated technical evaluation criteria will be recommended for award of a contract. ENQUIRIES : The Contracting Authority for the requirement is : Heather Wilson Supply Specialist Public Works and Government Services Canada Acquisitions Branch Science Procurement Directorate Place du Portage, Phase III, 11C1 11 Laurier Street Gatineau, Quebec K1A 0S5 Telephone: (819) 956-1354 Facsimile: (819) 997-2229 E-mail address: Heather.Wilson@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca All enquiries submitted prior to January 31, 2014 must be submitted in writing to the Contracting Authority (Heather Wilson). ALTERNATE CONTACT: During the period of January 31, 2014 to February 21, 2014, Bidders are requested to direct all enquiries to: April Campbell Supply Specialist Public Works and Government Services Canada Acquisitions Branch Science Procurement Directorate Place du Portage, Phase III, 11C1 11 Laurier Street Gatineau, Quebec K1A 0S5 Telephone: (819) 956-1111 Facsimile: (819) 997-2229 E-mail address: email@example.com All enquiries submitted after January 30, 2014 must be submitted in writing to the Alternate Contact (April Campbell) no later than ten (10) calendar days before the bid closing date. Delivery Date: Above-mentioned The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement. Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.
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