RCTC plans and implements transportation and transit improvements, assists local governments with money for streets and roads, helps smooth the way for commuters and goods movement, and ensures that everyone in Riverside County has access to transportation.

Thank you for your interest in doing business with the Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC). We are committed to providing an equal opportunity for all business enterprises to participate in our procurement and contracting activities.

RCTC uses PlanetBids, a fully automated web-based vendor and bid management system.

Whether you are a new vendor with RCTC or an existing vendor, you must register your firm in order to receive contracting notifications.  Prospective Bidders are solely responsible for maintaining up to date and accurate information. Vendors may edit their profile at any time. Prospective Bidders are solely responsible for contacting PlanetBids directly for technical assistance.

Click here to become a vendor.

If you would like to view and/or print the list of North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes currently used by RCTC, click here to view current list of codes.

Note:

  • RCTC does not require vendors to use a Social Security or Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN).  You may use a phone number or any 9 digits for the required FEI/Tax ID Number field.   
  • In order to access the BidsOnline system, you must install Adobe flash player 10.1 or higher. Click here to download and install the latest Adobe Flash Player.

For procurement information email info@rctc.org.

All bidders are required to disclose any campaign contribution in an amount of more than $250 made by the bidder, and/or bidder’s agent, to any Commissioner within 12 months from the date of these Bid Documents/Request for Proposals (as applicable).

CURRENT BID OPPORTUNITIES


THERE ARE CURRENTLY NO OPEN RFQ’S AT THIS TIME.

THERE ARE CURRENTLY NO OPEN IFB’S AT THIS TIME.

INVITATION FOR BIDS (click to view details)

ISSUED

DUE DATE

TDA Article 3 (SB 821) Bicycle and Pedestrian Facilities FY 21/22 Call for Projects

TDA Article 3, or SB 821 Program is provided through the Transportation Development Act (TDA), funded through a ¼ cent of the general sales tax collected statewide. The TDA provides two major sources of funding for public transportation: the Local Transportation Fund (LTF) and the State Transit Assistance (STA).  The LTF provides funding for essential transit and commuter rail services, TDA Article 3/SB 821 and planning. Each year, two percent of the LTF revenue is made available for use on bicycle and pedestrian facility projects through TDA Article 3/SB 821 program.  This is a discretionary program administered by the Commission. The FY 21/22 SB 821 Program was released on February 1, 2021 and applications are due April 29, 2021. $4.3 million is available for award.

Click here for the FY 21/22 SB 821 Guidelines

Click here to download the Grant Application

Click here to submit application through the SB 821 Portal


AWARDED CONTRACTS


THERE ARE CURRENTLY NO AWARDED RFP’S AT THIS TIME.

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

AWARDED

Awarded to: US National Corp DBA Jimenez Painting

Request For Proposals (RFP) No. 21-24-013-00 On-Call Painting Services for Commuter Rail Stations and Toll Facilities
2/10/2021

Awarded to: Netkinetix, Inc.

Request For Proposals (RFP) No. 21-66-020-00 Planning and Programming Funding Database System
1/13/2021

THERE ARE CURRENTLY NO AWARDED RFQ’S AT THIS TIME.

REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS

AWARDED

THERE ARE CURRENTLY NO AWARDED IFB’S AT THIS TIME.

INVITATION FOR BIDS

AWARDED

RAIL STATION VENDORS


RCTC allows vendors to operate at the Metrolink Train Stations in Riverside County. In order to be considered, a new vendor is required to review the incidental use policy, complete all required documentation, and return to RCTC for review.

Please contact RCTC at 951.787.7141 or by email at info@rctc.org, if you have any questions.

STATION ACTIVITIES


Station Parking Lot Improvements

Riverside-Downtown Metrolink Station
Riverside-La Sierra Metrolink Station

Station Advertising

Individuals interested in conducting leafleting, solicitation, and/or political campaign activities at any of RCTC’s commuter rail stations must complete and submit a “Leafleting, Solicitation and/or Political Campaign Activities Permit Application” to the Commission’s Rail Department.  All procedures and policies regarding the application process and advertising activities are outlined in the Non-Commercial Advertising Policy document, click here to download.

Permits shall be issued for two month periods as follows (except in the case of election months and the month immediately preceding election dates):

  • January and February (Permit Period #1)
  • March and April (Permit Period #2)
  • May and June (Permit Period #3)
  • July and August (Permit Period #4)
  • September and Octrober (Permit Period #5)
  • November and December (Permit Period #6)

Applications for a particular permit period shall be due by the 19th day of the calendar month immediately preceding the particular permit period.

For questions, please contact RCTC’s Rail Department at 951.787.7141.  When completed, the Leafleting, Solicitation and/or Political Campaign Activities Permit Application together with a copy of  the material to be distributed should be e-mailed to info@rctc.org.

DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS ENTERPRISE (DBE) PROGRAM


The Commission strongly encourages the utilization and participation of certified DBE firms in its contracting and procurement activities.

It is the Commission’s policy to ensure that DBEs have an equal opportunity to receive and participate in DOT-assisted contracts.  The Commission procurements will be administered without discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, or national origin.