Business Opportunity

RFP 17-006 Lease Program of Bus Tires

Start Date: 05/10/2017
End Date: 06/14/2017

The Proposer shall provide PVTA with a number of tires sufficient to keep all of the transit buses fully equipped and to provide an adequate reserve supply. Tires are defined as a casing, tube and flap for a tube type tire and a casing only for a tubeless tire. PVTA operates a bus fleet of 137 vehicles, which are subject to the RFP, at its Springfield and Northampton transit facilities. The total bus miles operated in fiscal year 2016 were 13.2 million. Transit bus tires currently used are 315/80R 22.5 Radial. The current fleet using leased tires consists of 84 Gilligs.

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