BCDCOG offers a wide variety of planning, economic development and social services in order to aid in the orderly growth and development of the area. The BCDCOG’s primary objectives are to assist local governments develop local and regional plans within the tri-county region, in addition to providing local governments with planning and technical support to improve the quality of life in the region. BCDCOG contracts for an array of products and services.

Current Opportunities

RFP: Mobile Ticketing Fare Payment and Integrated Mobility Solution Application Request For Proposal
Extended Deadline: June 9, 2021 by 3:00 PM
The Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments (BCDCOG) administers the public transit services in the Berkeley, Charleston, and Dorchester counties of coastal South Carolina. Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority (CARTA) provides fixed route transit services to the Charleston-North Charleston Urbanized Area. TriCounty Link (TCL) operates transit services in the rural areas of the three counties. These two agencies connect along the edge of the urbanized area.
In order to provide high quality, accessible services to its customers, BCDCOG would like to augment its existing cash and magnetic tickets-based automated fare collection system with a new contactless, mobile ticketing Fare Payments Solution (FPS). The payments solution will be an integral part of a Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) platform planned for the Region. The current provider of the MaaS platform is Transit with real-time vehicle tracking provided by Swiftly, Inc. and GMV Syncromatics Corporation.

RFB: CDBG Project – Town of St. George – Uptown/Little Harlem Neighborhood Revitalization
Deadline: June 18, 2021 by 2:00 PM
The Town of St. George is accepting separate sealed bids for the complete demolition and disposal of five (5) residential structures containing asbestos located within the Town of St. George in Dorchester County, SC. This project is being funded in whole or in part by a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) awarded to the Town of St. George through the South Carolina Department of Commerce. All federal CDBG requirements will apply to the contract.

Past Opportunities

RFP: Hispanic/Latino Public Liaison
Deadline: March 17, 2021 by 3:00 PM
BCD Council of Governments will accept proposals from qualified companies to assist BCD Council of Governments and the entities managed by BCDCOG to effectively reach, educate and build connections within the Hispanic/Latino communities.

IFB: Support Vehicles (SUV) for TriCounty Link
Deadline: March 24, 2021 by 3:00 PM
The Berkley Charleston Dorchester Rural Transportation Management Authority (BCD-RTMA) d.b.a. TriCounty Link is seeking bids for the purchase of four (4) 5-passenger SUVs

RFP: Security Camera Systems Request For Proposals
Deadline: February 4, 2021 by 3:00 PM
BCD Council of Governments (BCDCOG) is requesting proposals from qualified firms to implement an agency-wide, IP-based surveillance camera system that is fully compatible with any existing cameras. All solutions must address the needs of both new IP cameras and existing cameras within the same interface. Entities/locations include TriCounty Link, SC Works Charleston, BCDCOG corporate office, and three Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority (CARTA) locations

RFQ: Regional Park-and-Ride A&E Services
Deadline: January 28, 2021 by 3:00 PM
BCDCOG is soliciting qualifications from Architectural & Engineering firms to assist with the planning, development, design, and construction oversight of Regional Park & Ride Facilities.

IFB: Security Services for SC Works Invitation for Bids
Deadline: December 7, 2020 by 3:00 PM
Eckerd Youth Alternatives, Inc. is in the need of Security Services for their facilities located at 1930 Hanahan Rd., North Charleston, SC 29406.

IFB: Cleaning Services for SC Works Invitation for Bid
Deadline: December 7, 2020 by 3:00 PM
Eckerd Youth Alternatives, Inc. is in need of Custodial Services for their SC Works facilities located at 1930 Hanahan Road, North Charleston, SC, 29406.

RFQ: Economic Recovery and Resiliency Planning Request for Qualifications
Deadline: Nov 2
, 2020 by 3 PM (deadline extention)

Addendum #1 – Economic Recovery

The BCDCOG is hereby issuing this Request for Qualifications (RFQ) to firms with significant economic assessment and strategic planning experience that have the capability and interest in undertaking and performing the scope of work described herein. Each lead firm is officially a CONSULTANT. Each CONSULTANT must submit a package containing one (1) digital, (1) original and six (6) hard copies of its proposal to BCDCOG no later than Monday, November 2, 2020 by 3:00 P.M.

Staff Contact

Jason McGarry
Procurement/Contracts Administrator
(843) 529-2571