Tender for Real Time Passenger Information System

Tender for Real Time Passenger Information System

The Council wishes to further develop and enhance its RTPI system with a focus on technology that will remain fit for purpose.

United Kingdom-Oxford: Real-time passenger information system

2015/S 144-266426

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Oxfordshire County Council
County Hall, New Road
For the attention of: Peter Starr
OX1 1ND Oxford
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1865792422
E-mail: peter.starr@oxfordshire.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.oxfordshire.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.businessportal.southeastiep.gov.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

General public services

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Real Time Passenger Information Central System EE224.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 7: Computer and related services

NUTS code UKJ14

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Public transport, and in particular buses are at the heart of the Council’s Local Transport Plans and Real Time Passenger Information (RTPI) is a core element of information provision. The Council wishes to further develop and enhance its RTPI system with a focus on technology that will remain fit for purpose. This requirement is for the Central System element of RTPI, which comprises data brokerage with RTPI prediction engine, report suite and output configuration tool. The system is required to provide data to the Council’s UTC and/or UTMC systems to enable these systems to provide centralised traffic signal priority as well as providing bus location information.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

48813200

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

The intention is to award a 4 year contract to commence 30.11.2015 with the option for an initial extension of 2 years followed by the option of a further 2 year extension.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 600 000 and 680 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: The option is for an initial 2 year extension period followed by an option for a further 2 year extension period if required by the contracting authority.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 96 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

As per the pre-qualification questionnaire/ tender documentation.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

As per the tender documentation.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Joint and several liability.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: As per the tender documentation.
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As per the tender documentation.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As per the tender documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As per the tender documentation.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As per the tender documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As per the tender documentation.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

EE224

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 11.9.2015 – 11:59
Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

11.9.2015 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.

IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 11.9.2015 – 12:00

Place:

County Hall, New Road, Oxford OX1 1ND.

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Oxfordshire County Council
County Hall, New Road
OX1 1ND Oxford
UNITED KINGDOM

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Oxfordshire County Council
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Oxfordshire County Council will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into
The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).

VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Oxfordshire County Council
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

24.7.2015

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