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PROCUREMENT
Mission Statement

The Procurement Organization's primary goal is to engage in third party contract arrangements in support of corporate and operations requirements. These contacts will provide MTA with the highest quality of goods and services, which are timely, efficient and economical. All procurements are to be conducted by maximizing open competition, encouraging MBE participation and following all required COMAR and Federal procurement practices.

Professional Services & Construction/Installation Section is responsible for all multi-year contracts for the MTA.  Service contracts are a rendering of time, effort or work to include, but are not limited to consultants, attorneys, accountants, physicians, appraisers and information technology (IT), excluding architectural/engineering and construction related services for planning and management. Construction projects may consist of structural, civil, architectural, mechanical, electrical and systems engineering work for MTA’s Bus Service, Maryland Rail Commuter (MARC), Central Light Rail Line (CLRL), Baltimore METRO Subway Service, and various Short Line (freight) Railroads. 

The Procurement/Operations Section is responsible for all rolling stock procurements for Transit Bus, MARC Commuter Rail, Light Rail, Metro Subway, Mobility and Commuter Bus. This Section also bids and awards procurements for the various operations facility maintenance departments, capital equipment requirements and rolling stock overhauls as well as transit related service contracts for the various MTA modes.

The Professional Services Section is responsible for all multi-year contracts for architechtural/engineering (A&E) services for the Office of Engineering, the Office of Planning and other divisions within the MTA. A&E services include consultation, research, investigation, evaluation, planning and design. Projects may consist of structural, civil, architectural, mechanical, and electrical systems engineering work, systems engineering, systems construction management, surveying & landscaping. Construction related services include feasibility studies, surveying, construction management, construction inspection, interior design and telecommunications systems.

The Purchasing Section is responsible for small procurement, commodity and services related to bus & rail.

The Material Management/Inventory Control Section is responsible for receiving and stocking spare bus & rail parts throughout the MTA.  

 

***NOTICE***

Effective July 1, 2020
 

ALL MTA CONTRACTS WILL BE ADVERTISED ON eMaryland Marketplace(“eMM”).

IN ORDER TO RECEIVE A CONTRACT AWARD, A VENDOR MUST BE REGISTERED ON Emm.

 

Helpful Links:

COMAR On-Line - http://www.dsd.state.md.us/comar/

Department of General Services – Procurement & Logistics – http://www.dgs.maryland.gov

 

Department of Budget and Management – Procurement & Contracts http://www.dbm.maryland.gov


eMaryland Marketplace - http://www.emarylandmarketplace.com/emm/index.cfm?page=home

 


FTA Circular 4220.1E - http://www.fta.dot.gov/library/policy/C4220.1E.html

 

Maryland Contract Weekly - http://www.dsd.state.md.us/contractweekly/

MTA EEO Office - http://mtamaryland.com/business/contracts/MBE_EEO_Section.cfm

MDOT MBE Program - http://www.mdot.state.md.us/MBE_Program/index.html / MBE Certification Criteria

MDOT MBE Directory- http://mbe.mdot.state.md.us/cgi-bin/mbedir/mbedirectory

Small Business Reserve Program/Registration-www.smallbusinessreserve.maryland.gov