Federal Grants Procurement Management - State Paratransit Vehicle Contracts

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Frank Nevitt
Branch Chief
(916) 654-9495

State Paratransit Vehicle Contracts Overview

Caltrans, Division of Rail and Mass Transportation (DRMT) procures ADA accessible paratransit vehicles on the behalf of eligible FTA Section 5310 and 5311 non-profit subrecipient agencies using the State’s paratransit vehicle contracts. Governmental bodies empowered to spend public funds pursuant to California Public Contract Code Section 10298 and 10299 are also eligible to purchase from the State’s paratransit vehicle contracts. These contracts are fully compliant with State and federal procurement guidelines and are administered by the Department of General Services (DGS). Full contract language and local procurement purchasing procedures are available on the DGS website.

Small Cutaway Vehicles

The small cutaway is a medium-size, light-duty gasoline vehicle. This vehicle has a standard configuration of 8 ambulatory positions and a minimum 2 wheelchair positions with an FTA useful life of 5 years or 150,000 miles.

Contract Number: 1-15-23-19A

Medium Cutaway Vehicles

The medium cutaway is a medium-size, light-duty vehicle and is available in gasoline and CNG fuel types. This vehicle has a standard configuration of 12 ambulatory positions and a minimum 2 wheelchair positions with an FTA useful life of 5 years or 150,000 miles.

Contract Number: 1-15-23-19B

Large Cutaway Vehicles

The large cutaway is a medium-size, light-duty vvehicle available in gasoline and CNG fuel. This vehicle has a standard configuration of 16 ambulatory positions and a minimum 2 wheelchair positions with an FTA useful life of 5 years or 150,000 miles.

Contract Number: 1-15-23-19C

Modified Low-Floor Minivan

The modified low-floor minivan is a light-duty gasoline vehicle. This vehicle has a standard configuration of 4 ambulatory positions and 1 wheelchair position with an FTA useful life of 4 years or 100,000 miles.

Contract Number: 1-15-23-19D


  Previous State Paratransit Vehicle Contracts

State Contract LPA 7-12-23-15-05 was used to procure Class A through E paratransit vehicles for FTA Section 5310 grant cycles 48, 51, 55, 57, and 61. This contract has expired for the use of procuring vehicles

Pre-Award Certification (DGS LPA #7-12-23-15-05)

Post-Delivery Certification (DGS LPA #7-12-23-15-05)

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Contact Information

Physical Address:

Department of Transportation
Division of Rail and Mass Transportation
1120 N Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Mailing Address:

Please choose one of the following:

(Concerning Rail Ops Support and Equipment)

Caltrans Division of Rail and Mass Transportation
MS 74
P. O. Box 942874
Sacramento, CA 94274-0001

(Concerning State and Federal Transit Programs)

Caltrans Division of Rail and Mass Transportation
MS 39
P. O. Box 942874
Sacramento, CA 94274-0001

General Information:

DRMT Phone 916-654-8811
DRMT Fax (Rail) 916-653-4565
DRMT Fax (Mass Trans) 916-654-9366
Amtrak 1-800-USA-RAIL (1-800-872-7245)

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