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Notice Summary

Title:
UK-Milton Keynes: Real Time Passenger Information (SOFT MARKET TEST)
Document Ref:
GB003ZM305001
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Other
Published By:
LGSS on behalf of Milton Keynes Council
Date Published:
07 August 2019
Deadline Date:
28 August 2019
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
No
Alert Profile:
Labels:

Notice Abstract

Milton Keynes Council is seeking to appoint a suitably experienced provider of real time passenger information for local bus services, across the unitary authority area of Milton Keynes to replace an existing system. The supplier is expected to provide the following: Design, build and install: the IT infrastructure to receive and support both real time bus departure data and customer notices that includes disruption messages; feeds to existing information displays will primarily be for visual information, but must include a capability to provide audio messages for people with restricted vision. data connectivity to support Real Time Information feeds for local bus operators (currently eight operators); an Application Program Interface should be made available to facilitate third party access for development of apps, links into websites etc.; internet and mobile applications that enables the public to track bus arrivals and departures. Online portal access will be required by MKC for reporting functions; System will need to integrate with a new UTMC system for signal priority; Maintain the above for a period of 6 years with 3 optional one year extensions ; Award criteria will be based on a combination of both technical and commercial capability and best value. Detailed criteria will be provided within the invitation to tender. Real Time Passenger Information (RTPI) Displays are now widely considered an essential facility for enhancing the customer experience of bus users, thereby helping to maximise patronage of more sustainable modes of transport. The contract value is estimated at around £800,000, and is expected to commence on 1 November 2020. This is an opportunity to express interest and highlight any new developments we may wish to include in the specification for the tender. The Council is requesting that interested parties respond to contracts@milton-keynes.gov.uk by 28th August 2019.

Notice Details

CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL

SERVICES

1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address

LGSS on behalf of Milton Keynes Council
Civic Offices
Milton Keynes MK9 3EJ UK
LGSS Procurement N/A
contracts@milton-keynes.gov.uk N/A

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained

As in 1.1

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:

As in 1.1

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

Real Time Passenger Information (SOFT MARKET TEST)

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

Milton Keynes Council is seeking to appoint a suitably experienced provider of real time passenger information for local bus services, across the unitary authority area of Milton Keynes to replace an existing system.

The supplier is expected to provide the following:

Design, build and install:

the IT infrastructure to receive and support both real time bus departure data and customer notices that includes disruption messages;

feeds to existing information displays will primarily be for visual information, but must include a capability to provide audio messages for people with restricted vision.

data connectivity to support Real Time Information feeds for local bus operators (currently eight operators);

an Application Program Interface should be made available to facilitate third party access for development of apps, links into websites etc.;

internet and mobile applications that enables the public to track bus arrivals and departures.

Online portal access will be required by MKC for reporting functions;

System will need to integrate with a new UTMC system for signal priority;

Maintain the above for a period of 6 years with 3 optional one year extensions ;

Award criteria will be based on a combination of both technical and commercial capability and best value. Detailed criteria will be provided within the invitation to tender. Real Time Passenger Information (RTPI) Displays are now widely considered an essential facility for enhancing the customer experience of bus users, thereby helping to maximise patronage of more sustainable modes of transport.

The contract value is estimated at around £800,000, and is expected to commence on 1 November 2020.

This is an opportunity to express interest and highlight any new developments we may wish to include in the specification for the tender.

The Council is requesting that interested parties respond to contracts@milton-keynes.gov.uk by 28th August 2019.

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

Location of contract

South East

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

4 Administrative Information

4.1

Type of Procedure

The procedure type is unknown.

4.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

n/a

4.3

Time Limits

   28-08-2019  Time 12:00

4.5

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

EN 

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

Please visit the following portal to view this notice:

https://www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk/Notice/46f77b05-1838-4482-b613-303693ddf29b?p=@FQxUlRRPT0=NjJNT08=U

Closing date: 28 August 2019

(MT Ref:305001)

5.2

Additional Documentation

5.3

Publication date of this notice

 06-08-2019

Current Notes