Contracting & Procurement

Contracting & Procurement

Welcome to the Transportation Authority’s Contracting and RFPs page. Here, you’ll find information about current contracting and procurement opportunities, along with qualifications, deadlines, informational meeting dates, and more. 

Learn about DBE/LBE/SBE certifications and programs.
Sign up to receive email notifications of future RFPs.

Current Opportunities

Request for Proposals 19/20-07 for Project Initiation Report for the Pennsylvania Avenue Extension Study

Request for Proposals 19/20-06 for Engineering and Environmental Services for the US 101/I-280 Express Lanes and Bus Project

Invitation to Bid for the Yerba Buena Island Southgate Road Realignment Project

Please check back soon for updates on other contracting opportunities or sign up to receive notifications here.

Events

Upcoming Events

Please check back soon for upcoming events.

Previous Events

2019 'Meet the Primes' Networking Event

2019 'Meet the Buyers' Procurement Forum

2019 DBE Certification Workshop

2019 DBE/LBE Networking Event

2018 'Meet the Buyers' Procurement Forum

2018 'Meet the Primes' Networking Event

Business Outreach Committee

The Transportation Authority is a member of the Business Outreach Committee (BOC), a multi-agency consortium of approximately 23 Bay Area transportation agencies with a common goal to assist small, disadvantaged and local firms doing business with Bay Area transit and transportation agencies. The BOC meets on a monthly basis to discuss outreach practices and plan for regional networking events and buyers forums, and publishes a quarterly newsletter of upcoming agency procurements and events.

Fall 2019 Contracting Newsletter (PDF)

Title VI Complaint Procedure

As a recipient of federal dollars, the San Francisco County Transportation Authority is required to comply with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and ensure that services and benefits are provided on a non-discriminatory basis. The Transportation Authority has a Title VI Complaint Procedure in place:

Title VI Complaint Form (PDF)
Title VI Complaint Procedure information sheet (PDF), which outlines the process for local disposition of Title VI complaints.

Formulario de Queja Conforme al Título VI (PDF)
Hoja de información del Procedimiento de Queja conforme al Título VI (PDF), la cual establece el proceso para la disposición local de las quejas conforme al Título VI.

第六章投訴書(PDF)
第六章投訴程序告知書(PDF),概述處理第六章投訴的本地程序。

Contact

Steve Stamos, Senior Management Analyst

Disadvantaged & Local Business

Disadvantaged Business & Local Business Enterprises

Our policy is that Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs) and Local Business Enterprises (LBEs) shall have the maximum feasible opportunity to participate in the performance of contracts financed in whole or in part with Transportation Authority funds. The Transportation Authority and its employees shall not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, or disability in the award and performance of Transportation Authority contracts.

DBE Requirements

  • For professional services (e.g., architect/engineering), total income must be less than $2.5 million
  • For telecommunications services, total income must be less than $5 million
  • For goods/materials/equipment and general services suppliers, total income must be less than $7 million

LBE Requirements

  1. Valid Business Registration Certificate from the Office of the Treasurer & Tax Collector
  2. Evidence of maintaining a local working office in San Francisco for the past six months (e.g., utility bills, office lease, or office purchase agreement)

To Apply

Online Application

NOTE: If you are certified in the same category through the other accepted programs listed below, you do not need to apply.

Applications must have all required supporting documentation to be approved.

Databases

DBE — Disadvantaged Business Enterprise

SBE and DVBE — Small Business Enterprise and Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise

LBE, LBE-PUC and NPE — Local Business Enterprise, Local Business Enterprise - Public Utilities Commission and Non-Profit Enterprises

SFCTA Certified DBE/LBE/SBE/LGBTBE/DVBE (.xlsx) — Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Business Enterprise

Accepted Certifications 

The Transportation Authority accepts certifications from the following programs in lieu of a Transportation Authority certification:

California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), Office of Business & Economic Opportunity (OBEO) California Unified Certification Program (CUCP): DBE CUCP DBE Certifying Agencies (PDF)

California Department of General Services (DGS), Procurement Division (PD), Office of Small Business and DVBE Services (OSDS): California Small Business Enterprise (SBE) Certification Program

City and County of San Francisco, Contract Monitoring Division (CMD): LBE

California Public Utilities Commission Supplier Clearinghouse: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and/or Transgender Business Enterprises (LGBTBE)

Contact

Jen Shader, Executive Administrative Assistant

Jobs & Internships
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Work at the Transportation Authority

We’re looking for applicants who are excited about making a meaningful contribution to San Francisco's transportation system. 

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Jobs

Rail Program Manager, Capital Projects Division

This recruitment will remain open until filled.

Principal Engineer, Capital Projects Division

This recruitment will remain open until filled. First consideration will be given to individuals who respond by March 20, 2020.

TIMMA Program Manager, Capital Projects Division

This recruitment will remain open until filled. First consideration will be given to individuals who respond by March 6, 2020.

Management Analyst, Finance and Administration Division

This recruitment will remain open until filled. First consideration will be given to individuals who respond by April 3, 2020.

Senior Transportation Planner, Planning Division

This recruitment will remain open until filled. First consideration will be given to individuals who respond by March 20, 2020.

Transportation Modeler, Technology, Data and Analysis Division

This recruitment will remain open until filled. First consideration will be given to individuals who respond by March 13, 2020

Clerk of the Board, Executive Division

This recruitment will remain open until filled. First consideration will be given to individuals who respond by April 30, 2020

Internships

Modeling / Technology, Data, and Analysis Internship

Deadline: Friday, March 20, 2020

Planning Internship

Deadline: Friday, April 27, 2020

Finance Internship

This position is closed. Please check back for updates.

Policy and Programming Internship

This position is closed. Please check back for updates.

Capital Projects Internship

This position is closed. Please check back for updates.

We Are an Equal Opportunity Employer

The San Francisco County Transportation Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe diversity and inclusion strengthen our work, and we strive to ensure our staff represents the communities we serve. 

We are committed to fostering an environment of mutual respect. We want to employ and provide career advancement opportunities for people of any:

  • Race and color
  • Sexual orientation, gender identity, and expression
  • Religion and belief
  • National, social, and ethnic origin
  • Parental status, including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions
  • Age
  • Physical, mental, and sensory disabilities
  • HIV status
  • Marital, civil union, and domestic partnership status
  • Past and present military service
  • Family medical history and genetic information
  • Protected status 

If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at info@sfcta.org or 415-522-4800.