Procurement and Sales
There are no RRTA Procurement Activities at the current time.
Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program
The South Central Transit Authority (SCTA) is responsible for the management and administration of RRTA and conducts all procurement activities in support of the bus and shared ride service operated by RRTA. As a result, SCTA is responsible for the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program.
SCTA established a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program in accordance with regulations of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) 49 CFR Part 26. SCTA receives federal financial assistance from the DOT, and as a condition of receiving this assistance, SCTA signed an assurance it will comply with 49 CFR Part 26. It is the policy of SCTA to ensure that DBEs, as defined in Part 26, have an equal opportunity to receive and participate in contracting and procurement activities of SCTA, including all DOT-assisted contracts. In addition, SCTA is committed to fostering small business enterprise participation in the procurement of goods and services.
SCTA’s Policy Statement regarding DBE Participation in contracting and procurement activities is available by clicking the first link below. A copy of the Policy Statement issued by SCTA regarding its commitment to fostering small business participation in the procurement of goods and services is available by clicking the link below.
Interior and Exterior Bus and Bus Shelter Advertising
Information on advertising with RRTA, including pricing, location, and duration of your campaign is managed by an outside vendor on RRTA’s behalf. Contact information is provided below:
Contact: Anthony Maydwell
Phone: 717 -635-8279
RRTA Passes for Employees
RRTA Sales Outlet Program allows employers to provide RRTA passes to their employees at their place of business. Employers can pay for the entire cost of the passes or pay a portion of the cost. The convenience of providing the passes at the employee’s place of work is an added bonus for employees. Also, there are tax benefits for both the employer and employee. To become an RRTA sales outlet, contact the Marketing Manager by calling 397-5613.
Other programs such as Commuter Services of South Central PA and RidECO vouchers offer other transportation alternatives for businesses. Check out each program for more details.
RidECO vouchers are offered by the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC) and can be used to buy RRTA passes. It saves employers and commuters money because the program takes advantage of federal legislation that allows tax free dollars to pay for transit fares. To learn more contact DVRPC at 215-592-1800 or visit www.RidECO.org
Transit Tax Benefit
Section 132(f) of the Federal tax code enables employers to offer pre-tax purchase of up to $245 per month in qualified train and transit fares. Commuter Services, RRTA’s partner, helps employers set up these plans as part of its free services. For more information, contact 1-866-579-RIDE or visit www.PaCommuterServices.org.
Commuter Services of PA
Red Rose Transit Authority is a member of Commuter Services of PA, an organization dedicated to reducing the number of commuters riding alone in a car. Commuter Services can provide businesses with transportation options and allow employees to sign up for ride matching services in a secure database.