Welcome to the Procurement section of CATA's web site. These pages are intended to assist current and prospective vendors who wish to provide goods and services to CATA.

Current Procurement opportunities:

Requests for Proposals
Paratransit Services

Centre Area Transportation Authority is seeking proposals to furnish CATA with paratransit service under a purchased transportation contract for the 24-month period beginning July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2018, with an option to extend the contract on a year-by-year basis for up to three additional years, through June 30, 2021.  Proposals will be accepted until 2:00pm (EST) on Friday, March 11, 2016.

Proposal documents are available below to view/download.  Interested firms MUST register via email to Ms. Jaime Miller, Procurement Specialist, at in order to submit a proposal or to receive addenda or other correspondence. Having registered with CATA for any prior solicitation is irrelevant; separate registration is required each time. All other correspondence, including requests for clarifications, should be made in writing to Ms. Jaime Miller, Procurement Specialist, CATA, 2081 W. Whitehall Road, State College, PA 16801, or via email to

Proposers are invited to participate in an optional pre-proposal conference to be held at the Centre Region Council of Government Building – Forum Room, 2643 Gateway Drive, State College, PA 16801, at 2:00pm (EST) on Friday, February 19, 2016. All questions or requests for clarification must be received by CATA no later than 2:00pm (EST) on Friday, February 26.                                                                                                  

Minority and women-owned businesses are encouraged to respond.


Requests for Proposals - Paratransit Services

Note that not all opportunities are posted here so please contact the CATA Procurement Specialist for a complete list of opportunities or for further information.

Jaime Miller, CATA Procurement Specialist

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