The Dallas Connector Project will provide no-charge daily shuttle service for those experiencing homelessness and at risk of homelessness. The original bid deadline for this project was extended through 8/23/19.
CitySquare was awarded funds to lease or purchase two buses for the Dallas Connector Project, utilizing 36 and 48-month contracts for a 14-passenger and a 25-passenger bus. Based on the budget for the project, CitySquare chose to lease a 25-passenger bus. The bids submitted are shown in the table below. The winning bidder was Creative Bus Sales.
|Bidder||Make||Model||Passenger||Mileage||36 mos. Lease – Total||48 mos. Lease – Total|
|D & M Commercial||Ford Starcraft||2017||14||21,037||$42,260||$53,173|
|D & M Commercial||Ford Starcraft||2019||14||New||$53,640||$61,791|
|Smart Auto Leasing||Ford E-450||2018||14||15,947||$51,300||$58,800|
|D & M Commercial||Ford Starcraft||2019||25||New||$59,781||$62,737|
|Smart Auto Leasing||Ford E-450||2017||25||25,000||$51,300||$58,800|
|Creative Bus Sales||Ford Starcraft||2019||25||New||$49,104||$58,896|