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PRE TRIP INSPECTION TIME

Time paid to inspect a bus prior to pull out. (Also called set up time.)

PRE-AWARDED SURVEY

An evaluation of a prospective contractor’s capability to perform under the terms of a proposed contract.

PRE-BID/PRE-PROPOSAL CONFERENCE

A conference during which representatives of the Office of Procurement and Distribution, the Originating Department, Project Manager, Equal Opportunity, and (if needed) Legal Department discuss questions posed by prospective bidders or proposers regarding the preparation of their bids or proposals.…

PRE-CONSTRUCTION MEETING (KICKOFF MEETING)

For a construction project, a meeting with representatives of the Contractor and the MTA after award and before beginning the construction work. “Kickoff meeting” is also used to mean a meeting convened by the Office of Procurement and Distribution and…

PRE-CONTRACT COSTS

Costs incurred before the effective date of the contract directly pursuant to the negotiation and in anticipation of the contract award when those costs are necessary to comply with the proposed contract delivery schedule.

PRE-METRO TRANSIT SYSTEM

A light rail transit system designed with provisions for easy conversion to rail rapid transit. (TRB)

PRE-PULL OUT INSPECTION

Detailed vehicle inspection performed prior to pulling a bus out for passenger service.

PRE-QUALIFICATION PRE-SOLICITATION PROGRAM

MTA’s program which assures that the MTA enters into contracts only with qualified firms.

PRE-SOLICITATION ANNOUNCEMENT

The advertised notice of a proposed solicitation.