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Bid Title: GP METRO REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS CREATING AND CONDUCTING A RIDER AND NON-RIDER SURVEY BID #2022-001
Category: Bids & Requests for Proposal
Status: Open

Description:

NOTICE TO PUBLIC INVOLVEMENT FIRMS

GREATER PORTLAND TRANSIT DISTRICT [METRO]

 

PUBLIC INVOLVEMENT SERVICES

for

CREATING AND CONDUCTING A RIDER AND NON-RIDER SURVEY

RFP #2022-001

 

Greater Portland Transit District (METRO) is accepting proposals for CREATING AND CONDUCTING A RIDER AND NON-RIDER SURVEY. Proposals will be accepted electronically, no later than Thursday, February 3, 2022, at 12:00 p.m. ESTPlease note the proposals will not be opened publicly due to the current COVID health crisis. Proposals received after that date and time will not be accepted.

 

Firms interested will need to submit a proposal and pricing electronically to Shelly Brooks at . Proposals received after that date and time will not be accepted. Please note that Metro administrative offices are closed to the public and non-essential staff is working remotely or partially remotely. Thus, all communication is being handled electronically for this RFP process. RFP packages and any subsequent addenda will be emailed to registered firms, and proposals will have to be submitted via email.

 

Firms must be registered with the Metro Finance Office in order to submit a package.  To register, email   or call 207-517-3020 ext. 10.  Receipt of this document directly from Metro indicates registration.  Should a firm receive this Request from a source other than METRO, please contact Metro to ensure that your firm is listed as a vendor for this RFP.

 

GENERAL SCOPE

 

Metro is soliciting proposals from qualified survey research firms for services related to creating and conducting an extensive rider and non-rider survey as well as analyzing survey data and preparing a variety of reports for management and board of directors.  In order to guide Metro’s future planning for service expansion and reevaluation, a thorough understanding of our existing riders’ as well as non-riders’ current travel patterns, typical schedules, vehicle ownership, and other characteristics is required in order for Metro to generate data-driven plans for service expansion and route planning. 

 

This work will constitute a three (3) year contract consisting of two separate survey efforts: One in Spring 2022, and another in 2023 or 2024.

 

QUESTIONS

 

All questions should be made in writing and directed to Mike Tremblay, Director of Transit Development, by email at  and be received no later than Thursday, January 27, 2022 at noon EST. Questions received after this time will not be answered before the submission deadline. No verbal instructions or clarifications will be provided to any Respondent. Any questions or requests for clarification will be answered in the form of written Addendum and sent to all registered firms by January 28, 2022. Acknowledgment of any addendum is required with the proposer’s submission.

Publication Date/Time:
1/12/2022 12:00 AM
Closing Date/Time:
2/3/2022 12:00 PM
Contact Person:
To register, please contact eqiu@gpmetro.org

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