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File #: 23-21    Version: 1 Name: Purchase Authorization for Transportation Software from Swiftly, Inc.
Type: Agreement Status: Consent Agenda
File created: 7/13/2022 In control: City Council Meeting Agenda
On agenda: 8/22/2022 Final action:
Title: CC - CONSENT ITEM: Approval of a Three-Year Software Services Agreement with Swiftly Inc., for Automatic Vehicle Location Support Services Software for the Transportation Department in an Amount Not-to-Exceed $245,593.
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CC - CONSENT ITEM: Approval of a Three-Year Software Services Agreement with Swiftly Inc., for Automatic Vehicle Location Support Services Software for the Transportation Department in an Amount Not-to-Exceed $245,593.

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Meeting Date: August 22, 2022

Contact Person/Dept: Mike Tobin/Transportation Department
Phone Number: (310) 253-6543

Fiscal Impact: Yes [X] No [] General Fund: Yes [] No [X]

Attachments: Yes [] No [X]

Commission Action Required: Yes [] No [X]

Public Notification: (E-Mail) Meetings and Agendas - City Council (08/17/2022)

Department Approval: Rolando Cruz, Chief Transportation Officer (08/04/2022)
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RECOMMENDATION

Staff Recommends the City Council approve a three-year software services agreement with Swiftly, Inc (Swiftly) to provide software to integrate and manage automatic vehicle location systems for the Transportation Department in support of operations performance management, in an amount not-to-exceed $245,593.


BACKGROUND/DISCUSSION

The Transportation Department implemented a computer aided dispatch (CAD)/automatic vehicle location (AVL) system in 2017 using Clever Devices platform. This data coordinates vehicle route, operators, and schedule data to provide a comprehensive operational tool to manage the CityBus system.
Presently, a gap exists within the AVL system as it cannot provide a comprehensive reporting solution that enables management insight into bus operations data contained within Clever Devices system.
To that end, staff has researched the market for a commercial off the shelf software system that can utilize the existing AVL data in a cloud-environment to prevent comprehensive integration requirements with costlier on premises systems. In discussions with other municipal bus operators, including Torrance Transit and Santa Monica Big Blue Bus, Swiftly emerged as a proven solution which most closely mat...

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