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Deltek Pulse: June in review – Transportation

Published: July 02, 2013

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Trends and analysis
The most common transportation projects in June are listed in the chart below as well as illustrated in the word cloud (according to the Deltek GovWin IQ database).
 

Type of Project
# of Solicitations
Road/Street
58
Construction
35
Parking
21
Airport
18
Traffic
18
Bridge
16
Paving
16
Asphalt
11
Bus Technology
11
Electrical
5

The following states had the most transportation-related solicitations released in June:
 
 

State
# of Solicitations
New York
423
Texas
335
California
243
Florida
98
Maryland
93
Georgia
85

 
Notable projects and releases
 
·       The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) released a request for proposals (RFP) for a records management system (RMS). The following MTA agencies will be using the services: MTA Headquarters, MTA New York City Transit, MTA Metro-North Railroad, MTA Long Island Rail Road, MTA Bridges and Tunnels and MTA Bus Company.
·         The state of Colorado released a request for proposals for Colorado State Titling and Registration System (CSTARS) maintenance and support. Services include the support of CSTARS applications and shared infrastructure as well as a refresh plan for the replacement and installation of equipment to enhance IT infrastructure.
·         The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) released an RFP for a motor vehicle division legacy system replacement. The existing system is nearly 40 years old and has serious fundamental limitations and issues related to system operability, security, maintainability, and customer service.
·         An RFI that was released in fall 2012 for a fleet management GPS solution is waiting funding from Mecklenburg County, N.C. The project is expected to be included in the county budget, to be released this month.
Notable awards
 
·         The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) and the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) sole sourced their electronic queuing system for Penn Station (a solicitation was released in July 2012). The automated queuing system debuted last month and allows customers to see which of 12 ticket windows are open.
·         The Tennessee Department of General Services’ driver license system project was awarded to Fast Enterprises for $19,050,000.
·         The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles awarded its registration and titling system refactoring project to Deloitte Consulting LLP; the contract is valued at $39,539,877.
 
Analyst’s Take
 
States are continuing to release solicitations to update outdated transportation systems. In the coming months, vendors can look forward to other states and transportation departments releasing similar solicitations as more funding becomes available.
 
GovWin IQ subscribers can read further about these projects in the provided links. Non-subscribers can gain access with a GovWin IQ free trial