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Open Solicitations

The following is a list of FHATA's upcoming bid and proposal opportunities.  All dates and times are subject to change and FHATA reserves the right to cancel any solicitation at any time.  All public events (bid openings and conferences) are held at FHATA, 5815 Marlatt Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66503 unless otherwise indicated.

In connection with carrying out a project, the Bidder shall not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or handicap, as provided by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended..  FHATA reserves the right to solicit or to waive a new solicitation, for new bids if sufficient effort, as determined by FHATA, has not been made to comply with the DBE goals and requirements set forth in a project. FHATA reserves the right to accept or to reject any and/or all bids, to re-advertise for bids and to waive any informality in any proposal and to determine the most responsive bid by its own criteria, as described within the specifications.


All prospective bidders should notify our procurement department (contact information below) their intent to bid, please be sure to indicate Bid #. Vendors may complete the Vendor Registration form here and submit via email. It is the bidder’s responsibility to check the website for any addendums and signature sheets prior to submitting their bids. FHATA will not be responsible for communicating with firms that do no not notify us of their interest in this solicitation.  


All projects are funded in part by Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and/ or Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) grants, and are subject to certain FTA and KDOT certifications and regulations. All bidders (and subcontractors) must comply with all applicable regulations indicated in the Bid Manuals.


Contact Name: Melanie Tuttle, Finance Director

Office Phone: 785.537.6345 

Direct: 913.738.4262


For information about our Bid Protest Policy, please visit the page linked below:

New Postings

FHATA will post new Bid Opportunities below as they come available. Please check back often and thank you for your interest in working with us. 

Request for Quote: Digital Display Signage

FHATA is soliciting firm cost proposals for the following primary tasks: implement digital display signage to present real-time transit arrival information for service at FHATA bus stops and shelters.


Quote# FY23-1013-DDS

Advertisement for Bid: 

Opportunity Type: Request for Proposals

Issue Date: February 1, 2023

Closing Date and Time: February 22, 2023, 5:00 PM (CST)

Pre-bid conference: Not applicable

Public Opening: No public bid opening

Quote information: 

Addendums or Additional Attachments: None at time of posting.

Request for Quote: Powder Coating Rims

Flint Hills Area Transportation Agency (Owner) soliciting firm fixed quotes for a qualified vendor to provide Powder Coating Services as required for finishing Agency amenities to include but not limited to, vehicle wheel rims to restore the finish to these items. 


Quote# FY23-1002-PCW

Advertisement for Bid: 

Opportunity Type: Request for Proposals

Issue Date: November 14, 2022

Closing Date and Time: December 12, 2022, 5:00 PM (CST)

Pre-bid conference: Not applicable

Public Opening: No public bid opening

Quote information: 

Addendums or Additional Attachments: None at time of posting.

**COURTESY POST** (ATA Bus is not the Contractual Party hosting this Solicitation)

City of Manhattan - 600 Block Poyntz Ave ST2008 

The project will include but is not limited to the following major categories of work:

1) Pavement Removal                                                                 3,519 SQYD

2) HMA Commercial Grade (Class A)(PG 58-28)                      564 TONS

3) HMA Commercial Grade (Class A)(PG 70-28)                      691 TONS

4) Concrete Pavement (Various)                                                218 SQYD

5) Aggregate Base (City of MHK AB-1)(8")                                2,871 SQYD

6) Curb and Gutter (Type I)(2'-0")(AE)                                       597 LNFT

7) Storm Sewer (36")(RCP)                                                          427 LNFT

8) Bus Stop Shelter (Installation Only)                                      2 LS

These documents are also open for public inspection at the Public Works Department, Engineering Division, 1101 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas, 66502.

Questions concerning this bid can be directed to Michael McIntire, Engineer III, or by phone, (785)- 587-2419.

All persons awarded and/or entering into Contracts with the City of Manhattan shall be subject to and required to comply with all applicable city, state, and federal provisions pertaining to non-discrimination, equal employment opportunity, and affirmative action on public Contracts.



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Contact Information

5815 Marlatt Avenue
Manhattan, KS 66503
(785) 537-6345

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