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.

Open Procurements

RFQ KT 22-790 CAD/AVL System Replacement

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that emailed Proposals will be received by Kitsap Transit NO LATER THAN 2:00 P.M. on December 14, 2022 and must be addressed as:

RFQ KT #22-790 CAD/AVL System Replacement

Kitsap Transit (KT) is soliciting proposals from qualified vendors to provide, implement, and support replacing its current Computer Aided Dispatch/Automated Vehicle Location (CAD/AVL), Automatic Passenger Counting (APC), Automated Voice Announcements (AVA), and Real Time Passenger Information (RTPI) Systems. Kitsap Transit is looking for a new solution for their fleet as specified in this Scope of Work. This project is intended to improve Kitsap Transit operations and provide customers with real-time information on KT service.

RFQ KT #22-790 (PDF)
Attachment A (xlsx)
Attachment B (xlsx)
Addendum #1 (PDF)
Addendum #2 (PDF)
Addendum #3 (PDF)
Addendum #4 (PDF)
Addendum #5 (PDF)
KT Vehicle Inventory (xlsx)

IFP KT 22-803 Charleston Base EV Infrastructure Phase 2

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that bids will be received by Kitsap Transit NO LATER THAN 2:00 PM, December 13, 2022, and must be addressed as:

IFP KT #22-803 Charleston Base EV Infrastructure Phase 2

The work consists of site preparation to support EV charging infrastructure for battery-electric buses per the approved plan and specifications including:

  • Construct Charging Station Foundations
  • Construct Charging Station Bollards
  • Install Conduit and Conductors for Charging Stations

The work site will be Kitsap Transit’s Charleston Base located at 200 Charleston Blvd. Bremerton WA 98312.

IFB KT #22-803 (PDF)
Exhibit A (PDF)
Addendum #1 (PDF)
Addendum #2 (PDF)
Addendum #3 (PDF)

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.

Contracts Pending Award

There are no contracts pending award at this time.

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:

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)


(Federal Fiscal Years 2021-2023)

Kitsap Transit’s Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goal for fiscal years 2021 through 2023 is two point nine two percent (2.92%) DBE participation in Kitsap Transit federally funded contracting activities. The intent of the goal is to promote an environment of equal opportunity for local, certified DBEs to participate in Kitsap Transit’s federally funded contracting activities. The goal is an aspirational goal representative of the number of ready, willing, able and certified DBEs in the local market.

DBE Goal Methodology FFY2021-2023 (PDF)

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