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Services - 52421-2020

03/02/2020    S23

United Kingdom-London: IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support

2020/S 023-052421

Contract notice


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Transport for London – Commercial Surface
National registration number: 06745516
Postal address: 197 Blackfriars Road
Town: London
Postal code: SE1 8NJ
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Ms Irene Kasanga
Telephone: +44 2030541745
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Address of the buyer profile:
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Micromobility Management Systems Pilot

Reference number: tfl_scp_002004
II.1.2)Main CPV code
72000000 IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

TfL is seeking to appoint a provider to develop a system capable of ingesting data from micromobility operators in London to provide TfL and participating London boroughs with near real time (up to 1 minute latency) visibility of activity across London and informative analytics. Such a system will support network performance optimisation and long-term transport planning decisions in London.

The provider’s system shall be developed in compliance with the mobility data specification or General Bikeshare Feed Specification and enable 2-way data sharing between micro mobility operators and TfL and London boroughs.

Over the course of the pilot, the provider shall support TfL’s ongoing relationship with operators and ensure that TfL and boroughs have access to the data they need as data needs evolve.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 200 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
48517000 IT software package
72000000 IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support
48000000 Software package and information systems
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This contract is for a provider to deliver an 18-month data-sharing pilot between micromobility operators in London and TfL, with several London boroughs participating as users.

Summary of requirements:

— develop application programming interface (APIs) to enable 2-way data sharing between micromobility operators and TfL/London borough users,

— solution must be able to ingest as near as possible to real-time data and share this with TfL/boroughs within 1 minute of receiving the data,

— required data from operators:

—— locations of all dockless micromobility hire vehicles;

—— unique vehicle identifiers;

—— vehicle type for each vehicle;

—— propulsion type for each vehicle;

—— vehicle status (available for hire/out of service);

—— journey start data;

—— journey end data;

— develop a front-end dashboard displaying this data to users. Users shall be provided with secure, role-based access and shall be able to filter historic and real-time data by:

—— operator;

—— vehicle type;

—— propulsion type;

—— borough;

—— time;

—— any other categories as request by TfL/boroughs over the course of the contract.

— data can be downloaded and stored by TfL and boroughs as needed for analytical purposes,

— TfL and London boroughs able to communicate with operators and supply operational information (e.g. network availability information and policy updates),

— the solution should be scalable and come with the option of adding further standard features or developing customised features,

— the provider shall support TfL in onboarding boroughs to the pilot and providing technical support to all users throughout the pilot,

— the provider shall support TfL’s ongoing relationship with operators and ensure that TfL and boroughs have access to the data they need as data needs evolve,

— the provider should use a standard data format such as mobility data specification (MDS) or General Bikeshare Feed Specification (GBFS),

— the provider’s solution should be compatible with a range of devices, including desktops, laptops, tablets and smartphones,

— the provider shall provide training to TfL and borough users at the start of the contract, as new users are added and as required for any new features, updates or other changes,

— compliance with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act 2018 or any amendment or re-enactment from time to time or national replacement of such legislation,

— ‘Data minimisation’: the provider will need to work with TfL in defining the specific scope of data collected from operators and aligning this with clear purposes of use, to ensure collection of the minimum data required.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 200 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 18
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

It is likely that the arrangement will be renewed, retendered near the end of the term.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

Following the initial 18 months period the contract maybe renewed for a further 6 months at the sole discretion of the contracting authority.

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 08/03/2020
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 08/03/2020
Local time: 13:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:

This procurement is for the award of a contract for the micromobility management systems pilot. This will be conducted under Directive 2014/24/EU (public) and in accordance with Regulations 74 to 77 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (PCR 2015).

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: High Court, Royal Courts of Justice
Postal address: The Strand
Town: London
Postal code: WC2A 2LL
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

TfL will observe a standstill period for a minimum of 10 calendar days from when the contract award notice is issued to bidders. That notice will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period provides time for unsuccessful bidders to challenge the award decision before the contract are entered into. Any appeal or request for additional information should be sent to TfL (name and address as in Section I.1) of the contract notice). The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 provides for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: