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Welcome to Community Transit’s Procurement Information Section.

Community Transit’s Procurement Department supports the purchasing of goods and services that are essential to providing transportation services for the citizens of Snohomish County. In serving Snohomish County’s needs, Procurement staff are dedicated to providing efficient and responsive service, in full compliance with Community Transit’s legal requirements, while upholding the highest ethical and professional standards.

The goal of this site is to assist our vendor community in doing business with Community Transit by providing information and access to current solicitations.

Community Transit advertises all solicitations (Invitations to Bid and Requests for Proposals) over $10,000 on this website. Any solicitation over $100,000 dollars will also be advertised in the Everett Herald.



Vendors interested in contracting with Community Transit may obtain active solicitations on this site or by contacting the appropriate Procurement Specialist. All responses to solicitations must be submitted in writing on the forms provided in the solicitation document and according to the information provided in each solicitation. If you are interested in obtaining a solicitation, please register as a vendor and download the solicitation. If you have any questions, please contact the appropriate person at the number listed for each procurement.

Active Solicitations
Closes: 08/07/14 @ 02:00 PM

The purpose of this contract is to provide Community Transit with shelter design modifications, and manufacture of one initial Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) station shelter kit, initial spare parts and future station shelter kits and spare parts.  Based upon current concept specifications and assumptions, Community Transit’s preliminary budget estimate range for the initial station shelter kit is $127,000 to $136,000.

Community Transit seeks to issue a contract for the provision of goods or services from this procurement for 2 years,with the following options:  four 2-year extensions, at the sole discretion of Community Transit. This procurement is subject to a financial assistance contract between Community Transit and the U.S. Department of Transportation (FTA).

RFP #45-14 Executive Search Services
Closes: 08/15/14 @ 02:00 PM

Community Transit invites qualified and experienced executive search firms to submit qualifications and proposals to assist in the selection of a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The CEO reports to the Community Transit Board of Directors.  The firm that is selected will work at the direction of a sub-committee of the Board to perform this selection process.

ITB 44-14 Mariner Park & Ride Improvements
Closes: 08/15/14 @ 02:00 PM
The Mariner Park & Ride (13132 4th Ave West, Everett, WA) is an active Park & Ride facility with weekday service of over 350 weekday bus trips running from 4:45 AM until 11:15 PM.  This construction project adds five new light poles and 11 new LED lighting fixtures to the existing pedestrian loading platform at the Mariner Park & Ride.  The project includes adding new light pole foundations, light poles, and fixtures, pulling electrical power from the existing electrical system through existing conduit, adding new conduit and handholds, and wiring the new fixtures as defined in the plans and specifications.  The project also includes adding two new catch basins in the surrounding pedestrian asphalt area by digging down and accessing an existing underground storm water culvert in the Park & Ride. The drainage work is not in the vehicular travel lane but is in the parking lot and a well traveled pedestrian path.  The construction work shall be coordinated with transit operations, private vehicles, ADA customers, pedestrians, and bike riders in this well-used public transit facility.
The engineer's estimate for this project is $44,000.00.
Complete specifications may be obtained from this web page by "signing up".
For any questions contact:

Theresa Teschlog, CPPB
(425) 438-6139
Procurement Specialist
Community Transit
7100 Hardeson Road
Everett, WA 98203

Community Transit has partnered with Builders Exchange of Washington to provide electronic access to project documents and plans for selected solicitations.  Builders Exchange provides innovative tools to enable contractors and business partners to view online, or download, plans, specifications and relevant addendums, including the Bid Recording Form. Click here to read our conditions agreement

Current & Awarded
6/16/2014 @ 1:00 pm PDTAsh Way Park & Ride Parking Lot Renovation, Community Transit, Lynnwood, WA #27-14
5/6/2014 @ 2:00 pm PDTMerrill Creek Operations Base (MCOB) - Entrance Drive Slab Replacement and Seismic Retrofit, Community Transit, WA #21-14
Closed Solicitations

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Awarded Solicitations may be accessed online at or Builders Exchange of Washington, link show below, for results on public works projects awarded by Community Transit.


  • Current Public Works Projects ($100,000 or above)
    • Community Transit has partnered with Builders Exchange of Washington to provide electronic access to project documents and plans for selected solicitations.  Builders Exchange provides innovative tools to enable contractors and business partners to view online, or download, plans, specifications and relevant addendums, including the Bid Recording Form.
  • Contractors must have a valid Washington State Contractor's license and, depending on the project, bonding, such as bid bonds, performance and payment bonds, may apply. Additionally, insurance coverage, such as Commercial General Liability Insurance, Business Auto Liability, Worker's Comp, may apply, and the contractor must have the ability to name the Community Transit as additional insured.
  • Community Transit is a public agency and, per the Revised Code of Washington, prevailing wages apply on all public works projects. Prevailing wage rates are available from the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries. Click on the Prevailing Wages link to obtain the current wage rates for Snohomish County and to obtain more detailed information regarding prevailing wages.


Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Information

Community Transit promotes and encourages small business participation, which may include small minority and women owned businesses, and small businesses owned by persons with disabilities, on its contracts. Firms are reminded to afford all potential business partners an equal, non-discriminatory opportunity to compete for business as subcontractors.

Community Transit is interested in firms that demonstrate a commitment to equal employment opportunity and encourages firms to employ a workforce that reflects the regions diversity and to adhere to non-discrimination provisions. To be considered as a DBE under the Federal DBE Certification Program, participating firms must be certified by the Washington State Office of Minority and Women's Business Enterprises (OMWBE) prior to the bid/proposal submittal date. Information regarding Disadvantaged Business Enterprises currently certified with the State of Washington is available at:

For additional information, contact:

Mailing Address: 7100 Hardeson Road, Everett, WA 98203
Procurement Fax #: (425) 356-3405
E-mail Address: procurement at commtrans dot org