Purchasing and Procurement

Capital Metro requires a wide variety of goods and services to operate efficiently.

  • Capital Metro purchases a wide variety of goods and services. Common purchases may include:

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  • All current solicitations are listed on PlanetBidsTM. You can sign up to receive email notification of our solicitations, and also sign up for a free Subscription to receive downloads of the electronic versions of solicitations.

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    If you have any questions regarding Capital Metro solicitations, contact the Capital Metro Procurement Department at 512-389-7460 or via email to procure-help@capmetro.org.


    Solicitation #:          SSP-305777

    Agency:                  Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Capital Metro)

                                  Procurement Department

    Capital Metro intends to solicit and award a sole source contract to STADLER U.S., INC. (Stadler) for special tools required to support major component exchange and system overhauls of Capital Metro's G-4 Stadler Diesel Motorized Units (DMUs). These special tools are designed by Stadler and all engineering and drawings are the property of Stadler; they are specialized and unique to Capital Metro's DMUs and can only be supplied by Stadler.

    This will be a fixed-price contract.

    This synopsis is for notification purposes only and does not constitute a solicitation for bids, quotes, or proposals. However, all responsible sources that believe they can meet all of the requirements may submit an unsolicited proposal which shall be considered. If no responses are received by 3:00 p.m. Central Time, December 10, 2019, a Sole Source contract will be pursued with STADLER U.S, INC.

    Submit your unsolicited proposal to:

    Tracee Metterle, Contracts Administrator

    Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority

    2910 East 5th Street

    Austin, TX 78702


    This sole source requirement meets the conditions of FAR 13.106-1(b) (2); only one responsible source has been identified as reasonably available to provide the services that will satisfy the agency requirements.


    Revised 12/2/19

  • The following solicitations at Capital Metro are possible opportunities that may occur in the near future. These are for information purposes ONLY and the dates have NOT been set. You DO NOT need to inquire about these solicitations until they are advertised on PlanetBidsTM .

    Fall 2019

    • Circuit Redundancy
    • PMOR - ERP
    • Sign Language Interpretation Services
    • Real Estate Advisory Services

    Winter 2019/2020

    • Bus Stop Stand Alone Shade Panels

    Date TBD

    • Rail Capacity Improvements

    Revised 11/8/19

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