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LA Metro board committee members grilled staffers proposing to give Cubic Transportation Systems two contract modifications. The board members asked why Metro was locked into Cubic technology and whether the vendor could hit tight deadlines for the project.

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• Presentation page: Decision factors for Metro to chose Cubic for contract upgrade.

Organizations Mentioned:

• Metro (Los Angeles)
• MTA (New York)
• Cubic

Los Angeles County Metro staffers faced some tough questions Wednesday from members of a board committee, who grilled them on a staff proposal to award incumbent vendor Cubic Transportation Systems a no-bid, $66.4 million, contract upgrade to roll out open-loop payments and account-based ticketing.

The Finance, Budget and Audit Committee declined to take a vote to endorse the proposal before it goes

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