Date Posted: April 23, 2021  |  Closing Date: May 21, 2021

Synopsis: The Riverside Transit Agency (RTA) is soliciting a Request for Information (RFI) from qualified vendors to provide product and service information to implement a new “microtransit” service within western Riverside County, California.  Microtransit is a form of demand-responsive transit service featuring flexible routing via shared ride vehicles, typically hailed and dispatched using software. RTA is seeking established vendor expertise in microtransit software, hardware, and operations.

Successful vendor: 

Procurement Type: Request for Information

Solicitation Number: RFI 21-024

Solicitation Title: Microtransit Services

Administrator: Melissa Blankenship, Director of Contracts

Phone Number: (951) 565-5192

Fax Number: (951) 565-5193



Procurement Selected

Instructions: RTA requests that qualified vendors indicate any solutions available that would meet the need of this request.  This RFI is only a request for information about potential solutions and no contractual obligation on behalf of RTA will arise from the RFI process.

Please note the following dates pertaining to this RFI:

  • Vendor to provide written questions to Agency by May 6, 2021 by 5:00 PM
  • Agency to provide written responses to vendor questions by May 13, 2021
  • Vendor to provide proposed solution information to Agency by May 21, 2021 by 2:00 PM
  • Vendor demonstrations to take place in June

This request is issued to obtain general information about the subject item. Thank you in advance for your assistance during this process.  If you have any questions regarding this correspondence, please feel free to contact me at 951-565-5192 or e-mail at .  Please submit all questions and information to my e-mail address as referenced above.