Time paid to inspect a bus prior to pull out. (Also called set up time.)
An evaluation of a prospective contractor’s capability to perform under the terms of a proposed contract.
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.…
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…
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.
A light rail transit system designed with provisions for easy conversion to rail rapid transit. (TRB)
Detailed vehicle inspection performed prior to pulling a bus out for passenger service.
MTA’s program which assures that the MTA enters into contracts only with qualified firms.
The advertised notice of a proposed solicitation.
In transportation, giving special privileges to a specific mode of transportation; bus lanes and signal preemption are examples. (TRB)