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

Standard Contractual Provisions for Federally Funded Procurements

Vendors supplying CATA with goods and services agree to comply with the terms and conditions as set forth herein. In addition, vendors agree to comply with the applicable federal provisions. In accordance with CATA policy and in compliance with the federal regulations, the Standard Federal Requirements apply to purchase orders, contracts, and procurements of any amount funded in whole or in part with federal funds.


Notice of Proposed DBE Goal for Federal FY2023/2024 - 2025/2026

(Ad Posted: October 17, 2023)

The Centre Area Transportation Authority proposed an overall DBE goal for the federal fiscal years beginning 10/1/2023 and ending 9/30/2026 is 0.39% of federal expenditures. The goal and rationale have been developed according to the Federal Transit Administration’s DBE program and are available for review for 30 calendar days from the date of this notice. Comments will be accepted for 45 calendars from the same date. Comments, requests to review or obtain copies of the proposed goal and rationale, or requests by firm for DBE certification should be addressed to:

Zach Polin, Procurement Specialist
Centre Area Transportation Authority
2081 W. Whitehall Road
State College, PA  16801
[email protected]
(814)238-2282 Ext. 5164

Press Release for Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Outreach Meeting:
CATA DBE Press Release - 2023

Current Procurement opportunities:

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.