April 11, 2005

TCG Wins Federal Transit Administration Purchase Agreement

Selected as “best value” for FTA’s program and IT requirements

Washington, DC, April 11, 2005: TCG announced today that the Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has awarded the company a blanket purchase agreement (BPA) with a potential maximum value of $6.5 million. The agency intends to use the agreement to acquire a portfolio of program management and IT services, including:
      1. Transportation Specific Program Management
              * Civil Rights Transit Compliance and Awareness
              * Transit Policy
              * Transit Specific Program Management
              * Acquisition Management
              * Conference Planning
       2. General Program Management
              * Strategic Planning and Business Process Reengineering
              * Workforce Planning
              * Competitive Sourcing
              * Performance Measurement Development
              * Financial Management
       3. Temporary Services

“The FTA requires consistent delivery of key program support services,” said David G. Cassidy, Vice President at TCG. “By establishing this BPA, the FTA has provided its program offices with a fast, cheap procurement method that can be used across the agency. We at TCG are enthusiastic about helping the FTA continue to do excellent work.”

About TCG
TCG (Turner Consulting Group, https://www.tcg.com), a Washington, DC-based company, is a business process and IT advisory services company with a focus on grants management and bioinformatics, providing services for the entire software development lifecycle.

TCG focuses on helping government agencies use the power of the Internet and the Web to better interact with the public, and to generate internal cost savings and efficiencies. TCG projects have won awards for their groundbreaking achievements, including piloting the first inter-agency grants management system, and creating the first inter-agency government system to receive secure information from the general public.

TCG was one of the fastest-growing privately-held companies in the United States in 2001, as ranked by Inc. magazine. The firm has been on Washington Technology’s Fast 50. The company was SEI-assessed at Capability Maturity Model Integration Maturity Level 2 (CMMI Level 2 for Software as defined by the CMMI version 1.1) in April 2004 after an intense nine-month effort and is one of about 701 companies worldwide to have achieved such recognition of process excellence.

For more information, contact David G. Cassidy on 202–742-8471 or david.cassidy@tcg.com.

About the Federal Transit Administration
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is one of the eleven modal administrations within the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). FTA’s mission is to “Improve public transportation for American Communities.” More information about the FTA can be found at http://www.fta.dot.gov.