Information concerning current and future bid opportunities is available online. All documents necessary for submitting a bid can be obtained at DOT, 55 Water Street, Ground Floor, New York 10041. Search for Current and Upcoming Bid Solicitations
Requests For Proposals
All DOT Requests for Proposals (RFPs) are available electronically. However, proposals must be submitted on paper in accordance with the submission instructions detailed in each RFP package. Search and download RFPs
New Ferry Boats Construction Project
The New York City Department of Transportation (NYCDOT) is holding an Industry Day at 10 am EST on September 16, 2015 at the Whitehall Ferry Terminal conference area, 4 South Street, New York, NY 10004 to solicit industry feedback and comments on the procurement for the construction of three 4500 passenger ferries. The anticipated release date of the final solicitation is the second quarter of 2016. This following link is to the Organizational Management Plan (OMP) documentation which provides a roadmap for the successful management of projects in order to fulfill Federal grant requirements. Organizational Management Plan (OMP) (pdf)
New Ferry Boats Construction Project – Industry Day
Industry Day was held on September 16, 2015 for the New Ferry Boats Construction project. This link will provide the PowerPoint Presentation, attendance sheet, and the agenda used at the conference. Download the presentation, agenda and attendance sheet (pdf) (Industry Day held on September 16, 2015) Preliminary Contractor Questions (pdf)
Requests For Expressions of Interest
Temporary Bus Bulbs
NYCDOT is releasing a Request for Expressions of Interest (“RFEI”) to invite interested parties to present the Agency with potential products or systems for temporary bus bulbs that can be installed to support NYCDOT’s Select Bus Service (“SBS”) routes. Respondents to this RFEI will provide NYCDOT with products or systems that exist or could be developed to meet or exceed NYCDOT’s predetermined criteria for effective temporary bus bulbs. Based on the RFEI responses, NYCDOT may procure products or systems for the installation of temporary bus bulbs in the future. Download the RFEI (pdf) Download Written Answers (pdf) Download Addendum#1 (pdf)
Pre-Qualified Lists for Capital Bridge Projects
DOT keeps pre-qualified lists in two categories of Bridge services: Bridge Design and Construction Support (Bridge Design & CSS) and Bridge Resident Engineering Inspection (Bridge REI). For these two categories, DOT keeps three lists, Large, Medium and Small. These lists are used according to the project size. No firm may be placed on more than two of the three lists in each category. Firms that are placed on these pre-qualified lists may be invited to receive Requests for Proposals on selected capital bridge projects without additional public notification. Download the fiscal year 2016 pre-qualified lists (pdf) Learn about applying to be included on a bridge pre-qualified list
A concession is an agreement that allows a company to do business on City property. Examples include food courts on public plazas. Concessions are granted for a fixed number of years following a public bidding process. Concessions contracts may include outdoor food courts, cafés, pedestrian plazas, and vending machines. If you are interested in being on the DOT's concession solicitation list, please use this form to sign up (pdf). For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
A franchise is a contract between a company and the City. The company provides a public service. Examples are certain private bus routes and conduits for gas and electric utilities. Franchises generally require legislative approval and are granted for a limited term of years following a public bidding process.
Notices of Awards
DOT has awarded agreements to operate concessions in some plazas around the city. Download the notice of award for Astor Place Plaza (pdf) Download the notice of award for Old Fulton Street Plaza (pdf) Download the notice of award for Pearl Street Plaza (pdf) Download the notice of award for Willoughby Street Plaza (pdf)
Notice of Award Water, Whitehall, Coenties Pedestrian Plaza
DOT's Office of Franchises, Concessions and Consents has awarded a Sole Source License Agreement (“Agreement”), pursuant to Section 1-16 of the Concession Rules of the City of New York, to the Alliance for Downtown New York, Inc. (“ADNY”) for the Operation, Management, and Maintenance of a pedestrian Plaza, consisting of two separate pedestrian areas, located on (1) Water and Whitehall Streets, and (2) Water Street and Coenties Slip, in the Borough of Manhattan. Download the Water Whitehall Coenties Notice of Award
The Adopt-A-Highway program is a tax-deductible way for businesses to give back to the community in a way that's visible to thousands of people a day. Learn more
Citywide Bidders List
All vendors are encouraged to enroll on the New York Citywide bidder and receive more information on doing business in the City of New York. Go to the Citywide Bidders List
All City procurements, including DOT's capital construction projects, are advertised on the City record. Visit the City Record
Upcoming City Projects
The Mayor's Office of Contract Services provides lists of construction projects that City agencies expect to bid out during the next 12 months. Learn more about upcoming construction projects
Minority- and Woman-owned Business Enterprises
Find out more about how to become a certified Minority- and Women-owned Business Enterprises (M/WBE). Under Local Law 129, which was signed by Mayor Bloomberg in 2005, City agencies aim to buy more goods and services from M/WBEs. That means more opportunities for certified M/WBEs to bid on public contracts, increase their capacity, and effectively contribute to the City's economy. Learn more
NYC Construction Loan Program
The NYC Construction Loan assists small contractors, including M/WBEs, to competitively bid on City contracts. This pilot loan program helps address the difficulties that small construction firms encounter accessing capital at early stages when bidding on contracts with DOT. The loans range from $25,000 up to 30% of the contract value, but not more than $150,000. Find out how to access the billion dollar pool of construction contracts awarded by the City of New York
Disadvantaged Business Enterprise
The DBE goal for the Federally funded Ferry Boat procurement is 2.2%. This procurement has possible opportunities for vendors who qualify as DBEs to supply parts and services for the project. Interested Vendors may contact NYCDOT Agency Chief Contracting Officer at email@example.com (phone: 212-839-9292).
Contractors bidding on federally-funded NYC DOT projects are required to use DBEs. NYCDOT's DBE Goal for FFY 2016-2018 DBE Directory Find out more about becoming a certified DBE from the New York State DOT.