INVITATION FOR BID: MOBILE RADIOS
Rides Mass Transit District (RMTD) invites qualified two-way radio dealers to submit bids for the
Motorola XPR5350E UHF 40-watt mobile radio or equivalent. The name brand or equal must be
compatible with Motorola MotoTrbo SLR5700 UHF 50-watt 100% continuous duty analog/ digital
repeater. A list of specifications is described in the Product Spec Sheet in this packet.
RMTD is a Federal and State funded public transit system. As a municipal corporation, RMTD
has a tax-exempt status. RMTD shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national
origin, sex, or disability in the participation or performance of any resulting contract or
The purchase agreement will be awarded to the lowest responsible, responsive bid. Failure to
meet specifications will be deemed non-responsive. By signing the bid form, bidders certify
products quoted will meet name brand or equal specifications and are compatible with indicated
The right is reserved to accept or to reject any and all bids. Acceptance of any bid is subject to
concurrence by the Illinois Department of Transportation.
Although the purchase will be executed by RMTD, funding is being provided through operating
assistance from the Illinois Department of Transportation, Division of Public Transportation and
the Federal Transportation Administration.
Vendors will be required to comply with all applicable Equal Employment Opportunity laws and
regulations. Certified Disadvantaged Business Enterprises are encouraged to participate in any
procurement opportunity with RMTD. RMTD shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color,
national origin, sex, or disability in the participation or performance of any resulting contract or
To determine if company is a certified Disadvantaged Business Enterprise, please complete the
DBE questionnaire form. Vendors are also required to complete the Debarment, and DBE
Bids may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 11:00 a.m., August 10th,
See Full Bid Information in Downloadables and Links Section.