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.