Effective October 1. 2013, the MBTA will only accept electronic bids for all Construction contracts
The MBTA will fully transition to the use of Bid Express Secure Internet Bidding System for the purpose of receiving bids on all construction projects in accordance with MGL Ch. 30 and Ch 149 as of October 1, 2013. As of October 1, 2013, the MBTA will no longer accept hard copies of bids on any projects.
In order to become an official bidder on projects, bidders must satisfy the requirements of MBTA prequalification and in addition bidders must obtain a Digital ID through the Bid Express website. There is a one-time fee of $100 for the Digital ID as well as a monthly access fee of $35/month for Bid Express in order to submit bids electronically.
The MBTA encourages bidders to create Digital ID's and activate accounts on Bid Express. Bidders applying for digital ID's are advised that MBTA Bidder ID's can be found by entering company name at www.bidx.com/search - Select Bidders tab, Enter company name. Full information can be found at: https://www.bidx.com.
For answers to any questions, please contact Bix Express Customer Support at:
Toll free phone: (888) 352-BIDX (2439)
Phone: (352) 381-4888
Fax: (888) 971-4191