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100 E. High St.
Pottstown, PA 19464
Ph: 610-970-6500
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.

Invitation to Bid - Bus Shelter Upgrade

The Borough of Pottstown shall receive bids for the Pottstown Area Rapid Transit (PART) Bus Shelter Upgrade Project. Bids shall be submitted electronically to “PennBid” until 4:00 PM, Wednesday October 28th, 2015. All documents and solicitation details are available from “PennBid’s” website ( Plans may be viewed at CMC Engineering’s Conshohocken offices between the hours of 9am and 4pm. Please call to schedule an appointment (610) 828-1206.

This is a federally funded project that requires all bidders to acknowledge compliance or non-compliance with specific federal requirements by completing certificates of compliance / noncompliance contained within the bid documents.

A certified check or bank draft, payable to the order of the Borough of Pottstown, negotiable U.S. Government Bonds (at par value), or a satisfactory Bid Bond executed by the Bidder and an acceptable surety, in an amount equal to ten percent (10%) of the total bid amount shall be submitted with each Bid.

The successful Bidder will be required to furnish and pay for Satisfactory Performance and Payment Bond and Labor and Materialsmen's Bond.

Bids documents must be made on the forms furnished and include all required documentation to be considered complete.

Bids are to be irrevocable for a period of sixty (60) days after the date of the bid opening. The Pottstown Borough reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids and to waive technicalities and informalities in any bid for the best interest of the Pottstown Borough.

Attention is called to the fact that the minimum salaries and wages according to the Federal Department of Labor must be paid on this project, and that the Contractor must ensure that employees and applicants for employment are not discriminated against because of their race, color, religion, sex or national origin. 

The work included under this contract consists of the demolition and removal of concrete and asphalt paving, demolition and removal of aluminum bus shelters, the installation of new bus shelters, steel bollards, concrete curb/ADA access ramps, solar panels, lighting, video camera equipment and the installation of modems.

A pre-bid meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, October 14th, 2015 at 10:00 A.M. at the Borough of Pottstown.

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.

Disadvantages 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 assistant borough manager at 610-970-6515 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.

Erica L. Batdorf
Assistant Borough Manager

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

Ph: 610-970-6515
Fx: 610-970-6513

7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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