The City of Durham, on behalf of the Durham-Chapel Hill Carrboro Metropolitan Planning Organization (DCHC MPO) is soliciting project qualifications from professional FIRMS interested in being considered to support the Rapid Policy Assessment Tool (RPAT) application for the Triangle Region, North Carolina.
RPAT is a strategic planning policy assessment tool that evaluates the effects of smart growth policies on travel demand. Essentially, the tool evaluates regional scenarios based on changes in the built environment, travel demand, transportation supply and transportation policies being considered. A RPAT model was already developed and validated for the region. The RPAT application support may include, but not limited to, performing RPAT runs, evaluating a series of performance metrics resulting from development scenarios: travel impacts, environmental and energy impacts, community impacts, financial and economic impacts, location impacts, connected vehicle technology impact for the near future and automated vehicle impacts for the long-range plan.
Affirmative responses should provide a recommended approach and schedule for accomplishing the scope of work and should be accompanied by the following documentation:
Mail can be submitted to:
Attention: Felix Nwoko & Yanping Zhang
Project Name: Support for Rapid Policy Assessment Tool (RPAT) Application
101 City Hall Plaza, Fourth Floor (Suite 4200)
Durham, NC 27701-3329
The City of Durham periodically publishes a request for proposals to complete transportation related services for the DCHC MPO. The requests are usually a Request for Information (RFI), Request for Qualifications (RFQ) or Request for Proposal (RFP) depending on the nature and cost of the needed services. These requests will be posted on this Web page.
Note that at times the MPO will request services only from firms in the City of Durham on-call program. The City of Durham solicits firms for its transportation and engineering on-call consultant program every three years. The City will begin the next on-call procurement process in 2015, and make the final selection of firms and finish the master agreements in 2016. Contact Felix Nwoko at email@example.com to ensure your firm is on the list to be contact for this process.
City of Durham Department of Transportation "On-Call" Consultant Services 2015 RFQ and 2015 SDBE list can be accessed by clicking the links below:
The City of Durham is seeking a highly qualified consulting firm or team of firms with appropriate expertise, innovative approaches and a multi-disciplinary team of engineering, design, planning, transit, bicycle-pedestrian, and parking personnel to develop a multi-modal transportation vision for Downtown Durham. The RFP can be viewed by clicking the link.
Submittals are due by 3:00 p.m. on December 22, 2017 Firms are strongly encouraged to attend the pre-proposal meeting on November 28, at 9:00 a.m. in the City of Durham City Hall, Committee Room 2nd Floor, 101 City Hall Plaza, Durham, NC 27701.
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