Comprehensive Operations Analysis Paratransit Study FTA Grant No. LA-2018-013-00 RPC Task PARA21

The purpose of this study will be to provide a detailed assessment of existing paratransit operations in Orleans, Jefferson and St. Bernard parishes. This assessment will then be used as the basis for recommendations for improving paratransit services in the context of the recommendations from the New Links network redesign.

This is a request for proposals that demonstrate the technical merits of the prospective work scope, the capacity of the contractor to fulfill the scope, and the reasonableness of the proposed cost. 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 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 ( of firms that have been certified as eligible to participate as DBEs on US DOT assisted contracts.

Qualification statements are to be submitted on a completed Modified Form DOTD 24-102, that can be found at:, for the prime and each sub-consultant.   Submit your qualifications on the Modified Form DOTD 24-102 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.

All inquiries should be sent in writing to: [email protected]