Business Opportunities

Request for Proposals

The Washington State Department of Enterprise Services has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) #09214 for 30’, 35’, 40’, 45’, 60’ articulated low floor transit buses and 40’ and 45’ high floor over the road coaches. This RFP is funded by the Federal Transit Administration, state and local funds. Proposals are due on Wednesday December 3rd, 2014 at the

Washington State Department of Enterprise,

Attention Bid Clerk, Master Contracts and Consulting

1500 Jefferson St. SE

Olympia, WA 98501

Bidders must register to Washington’s Electronic Business Solution (WEBS) at:


 The RFP can be downloaded at:  


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