Purchasing and Procurement

Capital Metro requires a wide variety of goods and services to operate efficiently. See our vendor's guide for more information on how to register your business and sell your goods and services.

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

    Marketing & Culture

    • Advertising
    • Awards
    • Brochures
    • Decals
    • Embroidery
    • Maps
    • Pocket Schedules
    • Printing and Graphics
    • Promotional Items
    • Schedule Books
    • Signage
    • Timetables
    • Uniform Rental

    Vehicles & Equipment

    • Automobiles
    • Buses
    • Fuels/Oils/Lubricants
    • Furniture
    • Office Computer Hardware
    • Office Supplies
    • Shop Equipment
    • Tools
    • Trucks
    • Vans

    Professional Services

    • Appraisals
    • Background Checks
    • Blueprints
    • CAD
    • Business Services
    • Consulting
    • Employee Benefits
    • Estimating Services
    • Financial Services
    • Forms
    • Inspection Services
    • Medical Laboratory
    • Project Management
    • Recruiting Services
    • Security
    • Software
    • Temporary Employees
    • Title Searches
    • Training


    • Building Maintenance
    • Business Center
    • Capital Improvements
    • Catering
    • Construction
    • Environmental
    • Janitorial
    • Pest Control
    • Rail Improvements
    • Records Storage
    • Storage
  • All current solicitations are listed on the DemandStar website. You can sign up to receive email or fax notification of our solicitations, and also sign up for a free Capital Metro Agency Level Subscription to receive downloads of the electronic versions of solicitations.

    For support with your Capital Metro Agency Level Subscription on DemandStar, email questions to mailto:DemandStar@demandstar.com .

    For support with DemandStar Supplier Services or if you are having issues downloading documents, contact the Capital Metro Procurement Department at 512-389-7460 or via email to procure-help@capmetro.org.

    Solicitation #: SSP-304529 | Agency: Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Capital Metro) | Procurement Department


    Capital Metro intends to award a sole source contract to Infor Public Sector Inc. to provide software maintenance and support for their proprietary SPEAR software. The SPEAR software modules included in the maintenance and support contract are displayed below.

    • SPEAR - Work Manager
    • SPEAR - Materials Manager
    • SPEAR - Infrastructure Manager
    • SPEAR - Inspection Manager
    • SPEAR - Rebuild Manager

    The maintenance and support contract term period will be for twelve (12) months.

    Summary of Infor Public Sector Inc. software maintenance services for SPEAR software modules

    SPEAR is software designed to provide asset management solutions. The software maintenance support consists of the following

    • Unlimited calls to Infor Support Center
    • Upgrades to the latest versions of supported products
    • Software enhancements, modifications, and fixes
    • Online support assistance 24 hours a day, 5 days a week
    • Ability to view and update support incident history and status

    Interested Parties

    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 referenced above may submit an unsolicited proposal which shall be considered. If no responses are received by 3:00 p.m. Central Standard Time, October 2, 2018, a Sole Source contract will be issued to Infor Public Sector Inc.

    Submit your unsolicited proposal to:

    Danny Solano, Manager of Small Purchasing
    Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority
    2910 East 5th Street
    Austin, TX 78702


    This Sole Source Public Notice meets the conditions of FAR 13.106-1(b) (2); only one responsible source has been identified as reasonably available to provide the maintenance and support that will satisfy the requirements of the Agency's asset management software.

    Revised 9/17/18

  • 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 DemandStar .

    Fall 2018

    • Fare Evasion Consultant
    • Dynamic Messaging Signs Upgrade
    • Armored Car Services
    • Building Demolition
    • Investment Management Services
    • Program Manager Owner Representative (PMOR) Services for Project Connect
    • Fixed Route Services

    Winter 2018/2019

    • Cafeteria and Vending Services
    • Retirement Plan Investment Consultant

    Date TBD

    • Commuter Coaches
    • Electric Buses
    • Bus Stop Shelters
    • Business Center Services

    Revised 9/17/18

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