Requests for Proposals

The Regional Planning Commission frequently posts requests for proposals (RFPs) for projects that help shape the growth of the region. Please thoroughly read through the RFP before you submit your response to ensure that your organization is a good fit for the task that is outlined.

Current RFPs

Notice is hereby given that the Regional Planning Commission is requesting qualification statements from firms interested in submitting a proposal for the following projects:

New Orleans East Industrial Canal Crossing Safety and Access Planning Stage 0 Feasibility Study RPC Task A-1.22IHNC; FY-22 UPWP

Scope of Work

The purpose of this project is identify, from existing bridges, a potential walking and bicycling crossing of the Inner Harbor Navigational Canal (IHNC) between the Florida Avenue Bridge and Lake Pontchartrain, and present a conceptual plan for improving the structure and its approaches to allow for accessible and safe non-motorized use of the facility.

This is a non-negotiated lump sum contract in the amount of $90,000. 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 http://www.norpc.org/requests_for_proposals.html. 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 pm deadline
on Wednesday, October 20th, 2021 .

Submissions must be printed and delivered to New Orleans Regional Planning Commission 10 Veterans Memorial Boulevard New Orleans, LA 70124

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

Scope of Work

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 http://www.norpc.org/requests_for_proposals.html. 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.

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

Qualifications must be submitted prior to the 12:00 pm deadline
on Tuesday, September 28th, 2021 .

Submissions must be printed and delivered to New Orleans Regional Planning Commission 10 Veterans Memorial Boulevard New Orleans, LA 70124

Travel Demand Model Support Services RPC Task A-1.22TDM; FY-22 UPWP

Scope of Work

The purpose of this project is to provide technical services to the RPC as needed in the maintenance, update, and use of the transportation demand model and associated analytical software used for long-range strategic planning, and other transportation and land use related tasks.

This is a non-negotiated lump sum contract in the amount of $30,000. 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 http://www.norpc.org/requests_for_proposals.html. 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 pm deadline
on Tuesday, September 28th, 2021 .

Submissions must be printed and delivered to New Orleans Regional Planning Commission 10 Veterans Memorial Boulevard New Orleans, LA 70124

Procedure

IN GENERAL, consultant selections are made at the first Regional Planning Commission (RPC) meeting that follows the submittal due date. RPC meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month. Following each meeting, any consultant selections will be posted to this website. For a link to selections, see below where “Contracts Awarded” are listed by fiscal year and meeting date. Beginning April 9, 2019, in addition to indicating which firm was awarded a specific project, the top three firms will also be shown in alphabetical order.

Questions about RFPs or RFQs should be submitted in writing to [email protected] or by clicking here and filling out the form. All questions and responses will be posted on the website.

RFP/RFQ Questions
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Unified Certification Program and DBEs

The Regional Planning Commission participates in a Unified Certification Program (UCP), as required by 49 CFR Part 26.81. All DBEs wishing to be recognized by RPC must be registered members of the Louisiana UCP.

Click here to access LADOTD’s UCP and view the list of all certified DBE firms

Contracts Awarded

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