Open Procurements


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sealed bid will be received by Kitsap Transit at Kitsap Transit’s Main Administration Office, Reception desk on or before 2:00 P.M., on June 21st, 2018 and must be addressed as:

Communications and Marketing Services

RFP KT #18-610

Jeff Chou, Kitsap Transit,

60 Washington Ave., Ste. 200, Bremerton, Washington 98337-1888.

Kitsap Transit is issuing a Request for Proposals from interested firms to provide communications and marketing services that will support ridership growth and public awareness of its bus and fast-ferry services. All work associated with this Request for Proposal (RFP) shall be executed under a three (3) year Contract with two (2) one (1) year extensions.

All questions regarding this contract must be submitted in writing, via USPS or email to:

Kitsap Transit
Attn: Jeff Chou
60 Washington Ave, Ste. 200
Bremerton, WA 98337-1888

Kitsap Transit in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. 2000d to 2000d-4 and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, Subtitle A, Office of the Secretary, Part 21, Nondiscrimination in Federally Assisted Programs of the Department of Transportation issued pursuant to such Act, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises as defined at 49 CFR Part 26 will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, national origin, or sex in consideration for an award.

KT 18-610 Plan Holders List


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sealed proposals will be received by Kitsap Transit at Kitsap Transit’s Main Administration Office, Reception desk NO LATER THAN 2:00 PM June 7, 2018 and must be addressed as:

Underwater Inspections Marine Facilities and Vessel Hulls

RFP KT #18-600

The work consists of performing an underwater inspection of Kitsap Transit’s ferry terminals and docks. The successful proposer will also inspect and clean the hulls of Kitsap Transit’s ferry fleet. Proposers will provide a written report for each underwater inspection including data collected, photographs, observations, conclusions and recommendations for repairs and maintenance.

Plans and specifications are available by contacting Patrick Rogers at patrickr@kitsaptransit.com .

A pre-bid site visit will be offered at 10:00 AM on May 17, 2018 at Kitsap Transit’s Harborside Conference Room located at: 60 Washington Ave Suite 200 Bremerton WA 98337.

RFP KT #18-600
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KT 17-559 Plan Holders List 

Step 2 in development, release date TBD.

Contracts Pending Award

IFB KT #18-596 Wheaton Way Transit Center

Number of Addenda: 6
Number of Bids Received: 9

Preliminary Bid Results

Apparent Low Bidder:             Interwest Construction, Inc.                   $7,794,112.00

Apparent 2nd Low Bidder:      Pivetta Brothers Contruction Inc.         $8,258,521.85  $8,258,380.60

Apparent 3rd Low Bidder:      Ceccanti, Inc.                                           $8,289,309.00

KT #18-596 Wheaton Way Transit Center Opening Bid Log

KT #18-596 Wheaton Way Transit Center Opening Bid Log (Math Corrected)

IFB KT #18-594 Tires and Related Services

Number of Addenda: 1
Number of Bids Received: 4

Preliminary Bid Results

Apparent Low Bidder:         Goodyear          $167,927.40

Apparent 2nd Low Bidder:      Purcell (Goodyear)           $185,624.55

Apparent 3rd Low Bidder:      Alpine Tires        $192,287.33

KT #18-594 Tires and Related Services Opening Bid Log

IFB KT #17-591 M/V Finest Refurbishment

Number of Addenda: 12
Number of Bids Received: 3

Preliminary Bid Results

Apparent Low Bidder:         Nichols Brothers Boat Builders            $3,399,796.00

Apparent 2nd Low Bidder:      Foss Maritime Company                  $3,405,245.10

Apparent 3rd Low Bidder:      Lake Union Dry Dock        $3,657,199.00

KT#17-591 M/V Finest Refurbishment Opening Bid Log

Recently Awarded Contracts

KT 17-557: Owner's Representation for Ferry Vessel Construction was awarded to Elliott Bay Design Group by Resolution 17-33 on May 16, 2017
KT 17-573: B Float Fuel Tank #2 Install was awarded to ESE Corporation by Resolution 17-42 on June 6, 2016
KT 17-555: Small Passenger-Only Vessel Construction was awarded to All American Marine by Resolution 17-40 on June 6, 2016

Small Works and Consultant Roster Application

Kitsap Transit maintains our Small Public Works Roster and Consultant Roster in MRSC Rosters online database.  Businesses interested in working with Kitsap Transit on projects using a roster contracting process must register at www.mrscrosters.org and select Kitsap Transit in their application. 

If you have roster registration questions, please contact MRSC Rosters at mrscrosters@mrsc.org.  For questions regarding a specific project, please contact Kitsap Transit at 360.479.6960.

A list of projects awarded using the small works process is available upon request. To request a copy of the list, contact Patrick Rogers at patrickr@kitsaptransit.com.

Transit Advertising

Kitsap Transit offers interior and exterior bus advertising through a media agency.  For information and pricing, please contact:

Tammi Boggan
VP & General Manager
719 2nd Avenue, Suite 425
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 206-762-2531
Fax: 206-762-2532

Federal Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program

Kitsap Transit has established a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program in accordance with regulations of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), 49 CFR Part 26.  Kitsap Transit has received Federal financial assistance from the Department of Transportation, and as a condition of receiving this assistance, Kitsap Transit has signed an assurance that it will comply with 49 CFR Part 26.

It is the policy of Kitsap Transit to ensure that DBE’s defined in part 26, have an equal opportunity to receive and participate in DOT–assisted contracts.  It is also our policy:

  1. To ensure nondiscrimination in the award and administration of DOT-assisted contracts;
  2. To create a level playing field on which DBE’s can compete fairly for DOT-assisted contracts;
  3. To ensure that the DBE Program complies with applicable laws;
  4. To ensure that only firms that fully meet 49 CFR Part 26 eligibility standards are permitted to participate in the DBE Program;
  5. To help remove barriers to the participation of DBE’s in DOT assisted contracts;
  6.  To assist the development of firms that can compete successfully in the market place outside the DBE Program.

Upcoming Federally Funded Procurement Opportunities:


2018 Quarter


2018 Quarter

Wheaton Way Transit Center 2nd A-Float/BTC Dock Security 3rd
North Base Maintenance Facility PL 3rd POF Preventative Maintenance 3rd
BTC ADA Improvements 3rd
Georges Corner Lot Improvements 3rd

How to participate:
Kitsap Transit encourages participation by all firms wishing to participate in Kitsap Transit contracting opportunities. Firms seeking to be certified as a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) should contact the state of Washington Office of Minority and Women's Business Enterprises (OMWBE).

How do I become certified as a DBE?
Contact the Office of Minority and Women Business Enterprises in Olympia, Washington for information on the eligibility criteria, instructions and certification materials.

Check their website at www.omwbe.wa.gov/ (external link) or call the OMWBE at 360.664.9750.

DBE Program (PDF)
FY 2018 - 2020 DBE Goal is 2.93% (PDF)

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