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The Riverside County Transportation Commission (Commission) relies heavily on the private sector for construction, professional, and supply services. Qualified vendors able to fulfill the specifications and meet the Commission's required terms and conditions are encouraged to submit bids/offers in response to Requests for Proposals (RFPs), Requests for Qualifications (RFQs), and/or Invitation for Bids (IFBs).

Thank you for your interest in doing business with the Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC). We are committed to providing an equal opportunity for all business enterprises to participate in our procurement and contracting activities.

To begin the process, please visit the RCTC Contracting/Purchasing Opportunities section, where you can register as a prospective bidder online, search for bid requests, order and download documents, bid electronically (where applicable), and much more! If you would like to look at or print the list of commodity codes currently used at RCTC, click here to view current list of codes.

Both formal and informal solicitations may be processed through our online system. All responses are due at or before the time shown on each solicitation. Late responses cannot be accepted. It is the bidder's/proposer's responsibility to ensure that the most complete and current version of the solicitation, including addenda, has been downloaded.

Please note: Prospective Bidders are solely responsible for maintaining up to date and accurate information. Vendors may edit their profile at anytime.

We have made every effort to make all aspects of the contracting process as easy, secure, and reliable as possible.  However, if you need help or have questions concerning the features available to our prospective bidders on this section, please click on   for online assistance. Prospective Bidders are solely responsible for contacting PlanetBids directly for technical assistance.

Note: In order to access the BidsOnline system, you must install Adobe flash player 10.1 or higher. Click here to download and install the latest Adobe Flash Player.

All solicitations include details regarding the project, needed services, qualifications, timeline, and the requirements for successful proposers. It is the proposer's responsibility to ensure that a bid or proposal is received by the Commission prior to the time and date specified.

Current RFPs, RFQs, or IFBs

Awarded Contracts

LOSSAN Opportunities

RCTC is a member of the Los Angeles-San Diego-San Luis Obispo Rail Corridor Agency (LOSSAN), a joint powers authority. For contract opportunities with LOSSAN, please click the link below.

LOSSAN Contracting Opportunities

Contracting Policies

Conflict of Interest Policy

All contractors are required to comply with the Commission's adopted Conflict of Interest Policy and with state laws that ensure integrity in the contracting process.


All contractors are required to provide a current W-9 form prior to executing a contract or purchase order.

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program

The Commission welcomes and encourages bid proposals from Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs). The Commission is a member agency of the Statewide Unified Certification Program. Vendors requesting any information or having questions regarding the Commission’s DBE Program should contact the Commission’s DBE Liaison Officer.

Rail Station VendorsRCTC also allows food and beverage vendors to operate at the Metrolink Train Stations in Riverside County. For information about how to qualify, click here.