RFP: Manufacture and Delivery of Buses

Location: Painesville Township, Ohio

Deadline: April 1, 2020 at Noon EST

Laketran and Hocking Athens Perry Community Action Program (HAPCAP – Athens Public Transit) have issued a Request for Proposal for the Manufacture and Delivery of Heavy Duty, Low-Floor 35-foot and/or 40-foot battery electric and diesel buses.

Laketran is seeking proposals from qualified firms to manufacture and delivery heavy duty buses for fixed route service.

Copies of the Request for Proposal (RFP) can be downloaded here. Questions must be addressed to Andrea Aaby at aaaby@laketran.com.

All proposals must be received on time and be in full compliance with the instructions contained in the RFP. Laketran reserves the right to reject any and all proposals and to waive any irregularities or informalities in the bidding and to award to the offeror whose proposal best meets the needs of Laketran.

A Pre-Proposal Meeting will be held on March 3, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. EST. Contact Andrea Aaby at aaaby@laketran.com for call in information.

The due date for proposals is April 1, 2020 at Noon EST.


The Community Transportation Association of America (CTAA) and its members believe that mobility is a basic human right. From work and education to life-sustaining health care and human services programs to shopping and visiting with family and friends, mobility directly impacts quality of life.