RFI 02 Industry Sounding

The Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA) is issuing this Request for Information (RFI) to solicit feedback from Interested Parties (Industry Sounding) on the procurement and delivery of Phase 2 of the Transbay Program (Program), Downtown Rail Extension (DTX). The purpose of the Industry Sounding is to inform strategy and future decision-making relative to the feasibility of the procurement and delivery of the DTX project under a design-build-finance (DBF) or design-build-finance-maintain (DBFM) model, or both, as alternatively financed options relative to other options for procurement and delivery.

Industry Sounding meetings will be scheduled between July 13, 2021, and July 20, 2021, with Qualified Interested Parties who have confirmed interest in participating in the Industry Sounding by July 7, 2021, before 4:00 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time, and who meet the minimum qualifications. Refer to page 2 of the RFI for details. Exact meeting dates and times will be as mutually agreed between the TJPA and each Qualified Interested Party. Meetings will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams or a similar platform. Meeting duration will be two hours.

Interested Parties may obtain copies of this RFI by visiting the TJPA’s website at www.tjpa.org or by contacting the TJPA at (415) 597-4620, email: rfp@tjpa.org

RFI 02 Industry Sounding

This announcement shall not create any legal rights or responsibilities. This RFI is an inquiry only and does not commit the TJPA to any specific form of procurement or delivery method. No contract or agreement will be entered into as a result of this process, nor does this RFI initiate a formal procurement or represent a commitment to issue a Request for Qualifications, Request for Proposals, or Request for Bids in the future. Participation in the Industry Sounding is not a prerequisite to participating in a future procurement process, nor does it prevent participation in future procurement solicitations.

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Key RFI Dates

RFI issued: June 30, 2021
Email confirming interest in participation due from contractors: July 7, 2021 by 4 p.m. PT
Meeting confirmation sent to contractors: July 8, 2021
Industry Sounding Meetings: Between July 13, 2021, and

July 20, 2021

Response letters due by: July 27, 2021