Glendale Bid Review

Was involved in evaluating the operating bids, reviewing the documentation and advising about contractor selection

Parked Bus

Client: Beeline Transit

Project Description

Operations Bids

Beeline Transit provides local bus services in California that serve commuters within Glendale or who commute via rail to Los Angeles and surrounding areas. It also provides two Metrolink Express routes, operating from major rail stations.

Working with Transportation Management & Design, Phillip Boyle was involved in evaluating the operating bids, reviewing the documentation and advising about contractor selection.

Highlights

Phillip Boyle brought to the evaluation process his extensive operational and commercial understanding of bus services, particularly in the US context.

Scope of Works

Key Tasks

Phillip Boyle’s main tasks were to:

  • Assist in evaluating the operating bids
  • Participate in interviews with bidders as an evaluator
  • Provide ‘real-world’ operational and strategic insight into and commercial understanding of the solutions proposed by the bidders.

Key Challenges

As part of the evaluation team, Phillip Boyle had to negotiate with key stakeholders with a range of interests, and assist the evaluators to make the best decision for future operations.