Solicitation number D410018002

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Closing date and time 2017/12/13 02:00 EST

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    In keeping with its obligation to ensure the accessibility of the federal transportation network, the Agency's Centre of Expertise for Accessible Transportation (CEAT) wishes to explore ways of addressing the inability to transport large mobility aids on certain types of aircraft.

    The Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) would like to contract someone to convene an international working group made up of mobility aid and aircraft manufacturers, air carriers, international organizations (such as aviation organizations), ramp personnel and disability groups representing persons with mobility disabilities to explore this issue, such as:

    • Develop list of international working group participants.
    • Invite potential members to join working group.
    • Prepare background materials and discussion items for working group.
    • Convene regular video or teleconferencing meetings with working group.
    • Provide guidance and direction to working group in ensuring there is progress towards. Achieving the goals and creating the final report.
    • Organize and facilitate a one-day workshop and site visit (at a location to be confirmed by CEAT) for demonstrations and discussions.
    • Prepare and submit a final report to CEAT.

    For this service, the contractor is a recognized accessibility expert, will be an engineer with good working knowledge of, and experience with, the challenges of carrying large mobility aids on small aircraft. The service provider will be expected to use its pre-existing contacts in the aviation industry and mobility aid industry to facilitate the work of the international working group.

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    • North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Canadian Transportation Agency
    15 rue Eddy
    Gatineau, Quebec, J8X4B3
    Contracting authority
    Huot, Alain
    Eddy Street
    Gatineau, QC, K1A 0N9

    Buying organization(s)

    Canadian Transportation Agency
    15 rue Eddy
    Gatineau, Quebec, J8X4B3
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    English, French
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    Competitive – Open Bidding
    Commodity - GSIN
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