Regional Transportation Prioritization Plan

Regional Transportation Prioritization Plan

Center for Planning Excellence


Center for Planning Excellence (CPEX) is soliciting proposals from professional planning consultants to create a Regional Transportation Prioritization Plan for four parishes. The plan shall draws from the existing plans, make policy recommendations, create a prioritized transportation project list, identify constraints and opportunities, and addresses the region as an integrated and interdependent system connected to Baton Rouge and New Orleans.

Teams should demonstrate through past projects their expertise and skills in the following areas:
Regional transportation plans with successful implementation
Effective public process and consensus building
Past successful public policy recommendations
Land use planning that support smart/quality growth principles

Planning teams should submit 10 copies of a thoughtful, clear and well-organized qualification package that includes the following components:

1-3 page statement of qualifications (summarizing the particular advantages of the team for this RFQ, familiarity with Louisiana, team approach and understanding of the intent of this RFQ and list of enclosed materials)

1 page statement indicating specific experience regarding development of transportation prioritization plans, and the consultant teams' core beliefs in applying smart growth principals to a project such as this plan.

Key team member resumes/qualifications

Team organizational chart

Relevant/comparable transportation projects

At least 3 references that can speak on behalf of comparable projects

Qualification packets should be received no later than Friday, August 24, 2007 by 4:00 p.m. CST. Packages should be mailed to: Center for Planning Excellence, Attn: Camille Manning-Broome, Principal Planner, 402 N. Fourth Street, Baton Rouge, LA 70802.

Respondents shall restrict all contact and questions regarding this RFQ and selection process to the individual named herein. Questions concerning terms, conditions and technical specifications shall be directed in writing to: Camille Manning-Broome (address above). Respondents and their agents are strictly prohibited from lobbying officials in the four parishes, the Northshore Community Foundation and its board, CPEX staff and board members at any time in the application and selection process. Failure to comply with this clause shall be grounds for rejection of their RFQ.

For the entire RFQ go to

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For more information contact:

Camille Manning-Broome
Center for Planning Excellence
402 North 4th Street
Baton Rouge
Louisiana 70802

Phone: 225-267-6300
Fax: 225-267-6306
Email: [email protected]

Posted July 20, 2007

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