Bids and Contracts

2019 Procurement Award 

San Mateo County Transit District’s Contracts and Procurement Department is a proud first-time winner of the  “2019 Achievement of Excellence in Procurement” awarded by the National Procurement Institute.


The Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board (JPB), owner and operator of Caltrain rail commuter service, would like to say THANK YOU to all who attended the Caltrain Planning Industry outreach and networking event Wednesday, August 14, 2019. The JPB and Caltrain appreciate your attendance, questions, comments and suggestions - they are key reasons for the event’s success.

The JPB has posted through its Bonfire procurement portal the attendee list, and copies of the three presentations.

The JPB reminds all interested parties to visit its Bonfire procurement portal during the upcoming weeks to view the Notice of Upcoming Solicitation for the Request for Proposals (RFP) to provide on-call transportation planning and consultant support services.  Individuals interested in this RFP or other solicitations that may be aligned with their core area(s) of expertise, should register as a vendor at Registered vendors will receive notification when the JPB releases the RFP.

Thank you for visiting the San Mateo County Transit District's page for contracting opportunities. Contracts and Procurement has an online procurement portal to allow Consultants, Contractors, and Suppliers (Vendors) to view solicitations, submit bids, proposals, associated documents, and ask questions. Vendors are encouraged to register at the portal in order to receive notification of current and upcoming contracting opportunities. Vendor Registration is free at

After registering, make sure to add applicable ‘North American Industry Classification System’ (NAICS) codes to your company profile settings. For technical questions related to registration, please contact Bonfire at or visit Bonfire’s help forum. For all other questions, contact

Contract Opportunities with the District
Click on the below links to view SMCTD’s past, open and upcoming solicitations.

Open/Upcoming Opportunities

Past Opportunities

Awarded POs

From 07-01-2019 to 09-30-2019
From 04-01-2019 to 06-30-2019
From 01-01-2019 to 03-31-2019
From 01-01-2018 to 03-31-2018
From 04-01-2018 to 06-30-2018
From 07-01-2018 to 09-30-2018
From 10-01-2018 to 12-31-2018

Items for Auction
The District periodically arranges for auction of its surplus items. The auctions are held either off site by the District’s contracted auctioneer, Bar None Enterprises of Sacramento, or listed on

Items up for auction can include:
- Buses
- Bikes
- Paratransit vans
- Non-revenue vehicles
- Maintenance equipment
- Office equipment and supplies
- Office furniture
- Computers, cell phones and other electronic equipment
- Lost and found items