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Basic Information

Reference Number


Issuing Organization


Solicitation Type

RFP - Request for Proposal (Formal)

Solicitation Number



RFP-2019-PVMD-134: Provision of Commercial & Financial Opportunities for Presto

Source ID




Canada, Southern Ontario



18-Apr-2019 10:32:21 AM EDT

Bid Intent


Bid Intent Deadline

08-May-2019 12:00:00 AM EDT

Questions are submitted online


Closing Date

08-May-2019 03:00:00 PM EDT

Contact Information

Rachael Yiu




Consultant Assignment

Call For Request to Proposal

Request No. RFP-2019-PVMD-134

Provision of Commercial and Financial Opportunities for Presto

Metrolinx is accepting bids (“Requests”) to retain the services of a Vendor for the Provision of E-Financial Sector Consulting Services.  Metrolinx is seeking a highly creative and innovative team to consider, develop and propose initiatives that would leverage Presto’s unique position in the e-market place.  The proposed scope of work will include considering Presto current status, staffing and capacity for innovation, pertinent regulations and policies relating to Presto data such as the Ontario Open Data Charter, conduct research, prepare analysis, reports, recommendations, pilot trials and supporting materials and presentations. The Work is to be completed by January 31st, 2020. The requirements are more particularly described in Scope of Work of this Request Document.

Request enquiries and other communications are to be directed to the procurement representative Rachael Yiu at (416) 202-5551, Rachael.Yiu@metrolinx.com.

Request submissions will be accepted until the Closing of 3:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 7, 2019, via Merx electronic bid submission (EBS) and will be opened by Metrolinx staff as soon as is practicable after the designated Closing.  Details on where and when vendors can obtain information on bids received, will be made available on Metrolinx’s website.

Your Submission for this opportunity must be sent to Metrolinx through the use of MERX EBS. Bidders shall be solely responsible for the delivery of their Submission using MERX EBS by the Closing, in accordance with the  Instructions to Bidders.

The Corporate Firm must demonstrate that it possesses the following experience and qualifications:

        1. The Proponent should demonstrate its experience in performing work similar in scope, complexity and estimated value as the Scope of Work stated in this Proposal Document, by including a detailed description of the Corporate Firms qualifications and experience including but not limited to ten (10) years of experience in: 
          1. behavioral economics,
          2. business start-ups and e-commerce,
          3. partnership design,
          4. capital formation,
          5. restructuring in regulated industries.

Metrolinx reserves the right to reject any or all Submissions at its sole discretion.

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Bid Submission Process

Bid Submission Type

Electronic Bid Submission

Envelope 1 - Technical Submission


No pricing in this envelope

Bid Documents List
Item Name Description Mandatory
Bid Documents Documents defining the proposal Yes

Envelope 2 - Pricing Submission


In attached document

Bid Documents List
Item Name Description Mandatory
Bid Documents Documents defining the proposal Yes