Metropolitan Transportation Authority

New York City Transit: Award of Selected Personal and Miscellaneous Service Contracts

New York City Transit (Transit) operates New York City's bus and subway systems. Transit awards personal service contracts for engineering, architectural, data processing, legal, marketing and other services. Transit also awards miscellaneous service contracts for custodial, guard, maintenance and other services. We examined the process used by Transit in awarding selected service contracts over a 34-month period to determine whether the process was open, competitive and otherwise in compliance with certain procurement guidelines. We found that the process used by Transit was in compliance with the procurement guidelines.

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