A Path To Zero For St. John the Baptist, Tangipahoa, and St. Tammany Parishes in Louisiana Safe Streets and Roads For All Discretionary Grant St. John the Baptist, Tangipahoa, and St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana RPC Task No. SS4A24

The purpose of the study is to create a plan that will significantly reduce traffic related fatalities and serious injuries within the parishes of St. John the Baptist, St. Tammany, and Tangipahoa. The plan will utilize an analysis of crash data on all roads, innovative public health methodologies, equity data, and thorough stakeholder outreach to identify behavior change strategies as well as policy based, and infrastructure solutions. The plan shall include the use of proven safety countermeasures, public health modalities, and innovative strategies for future implementation. The completed action plan shall enable the participating parishes and local jurisdictions to pursue available funding sources including the HSIP program, SS4A implementation grants, and other eligible funding programs.

Ideal candidate teams will possess staff with the following credentials: PE, PTOE, AICP, PTP, MPH, and have a thorough understanding of public health behavior change theories and models and their application in program development in traffic safety, as well as a thorough understanding of innovative transportation planning and engineering solutions.

This is a non-negotiated lump sum contract in the amount of $746,200.00.  All interested firms are invited to submit their qualifications for undertaking the above study The scope of work and public notice are available on the RPC website at https://www.norpc.org/work-with-us/rfp/. . A minimum DBE participation rate of 21% is required for this project. Credit for DBE participation will be limited to the firms certified pursuant to the Louisiana Unified Certification Program.  For convenience, DOTD provides a list on its website (http://www8.dotd.la.gov/UCP/UCPSearch.aspx) of firms that have been certified as eligible to participate as DBEs on US DOT assisted contracts.


Qualification statements are to be submitted on MPO Standard Submittal Form “Proposal to Provide Consultant Services”, for the prime and each sub-consultant.   Submit your qualifications on the Standard Submittal Form on a CD (or via email) as a single PDF file for all forms (prime and sub-consultants) AND one paper copy of your qualifications. See full Public Notice for additional information.  Qualifications must be submitted prior to the 12:00 noon deadline on Tuesday September 26, 2023, by hand or mail