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100 E. High St.
Pottstown, PA 19464
Ph: 610-970-6500
Request for Proposals - Interior Bus Advertising Program

The Borough of Pottstown, a political subdivision of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, located in Montgomery County, is soliciting proposals for an interior bus advertising program for Pottstown Area Rapid Transit (PART). The Borough of Pottstown invites proposals for the sale and servicing of the interior bus card advertising space in the PART full-sized and paratransit bus fleet for an initial 16-month contract, followed by an option for three (3) additional one (1) year terms, subject to execution of a satisfactory Advertising Program Contract, in accordance with the requirements of the RFP. All applicable Federal, State, and local regulations and requirements apply to this solicitation. The Borough encourages the participation of Disadvantaged Business Enterprises as well as Small Business Enterprises in this contract opportunity. Questions regarding the RFP shall be submitted to Mr. Justin Keller, Assistant Borough Manager, via email at no later than 3pm on Friday, December 2, 2016. Sealed proposals must be received by the Borough of Pottstown at 100 East High Street, Attn: Justin Keller, Pottstown, PA 19464, no later than 3pm on Wednesday, December 21, 2016. All proposals received after this date and time will be considered as late and will not be opened or considered as a candidate for award.

RFP for Interior Bus Advertising

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Pottstown Area Rapid Transit

Pottstown Area Rapid Transit, Inc. (PART) is a publicly owned, privately operated bus system operating in the Borough of Pottstown and surrounding communities. The Borough of Pottstown owns, funds, and administers the system while the day to day operations are the responsibility of PART, Inc.

PART is now offering Multi-Ride Transit Passes! Full Fare, Half Fare, and Transfer Multi-Ride Passes are available for purchase in the Finance Department of Pottstown Borough Hall, 100 E. High Street. Passes are valid for 10 rides. Full Fare passes are $19.00. Half Fare passes are $9.50. Transfer passes are $5.50. A Reduced Transit Fare card must be presented to purchase the Half Fare pass. Multi-Ride Passes must be presented to the bus driver and will be retained upon use of the 10th ride. PART is not responsible for any lost or stolen passes. For more information, please call 610-970-6512.

For fare information, schedules, and additional information please contact PART at
610-326-5413 or visit the Pottstown Area Rapid Transit website.

PART welcomes your feedback. Please complete the online survey to let us know how we are doing.

View the PART newsletter here.

Discount Services
For information regarding PART’s Free Transit and Half Fare Program please contact the Borough Manager’s Office at 610-970-6512 or by email.

Title VI Program
Pottstown Area Rapid Transit operates in compliance with Federal Transit Administration, (FTA) program requirements and ensures that transit services are made available and equitably distributed, and provides equal access and mobility to any person without regard to race, color, or national origin, disability, gender, or age.

Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; FTA Circular 4702.1A, “Title VI and Title VI Dependent Guidelines for Federal Transit Administration Recipients.” View PART's Title VI policy. To file a complaint, please complete the Complaint Form.

Disadvantaged Business Enterprises
The Borough of Pottstown/Pottstown Area Rapid Transit has established a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program in accordance with regulations of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), 49 CFR Part 26. View PART's DBE Policy.

Additional Information

If you have any questions, compliments, or concerns, please contact the Grants Administrator at 610-970-6512 or the Pottstown Area Rapid Transit Office at 610-326-5413. Additionally, you can email PART. All inquiries will be promptly investigated.

Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority
The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority, (SEPTA) provides commuter bus service to and from Pottstown to Norristown on Route 93. The route can connect travelers to other parts of Montgomery County and region.

For more information please contact SEPTA at 610-279-8400.

Kourtney L. High
Grants Administrator

Borough Administration
100 E. High St.
Pottstown, PA 19464

Ph: 610-970-6512
Fx: 610-970-6513

7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Pottstown Area Rapid Transit
902 Farmington Ave.
Pottstown, PA 19464