RFP for the Eastern Pennsylvania Freight Plan

The Lehigh Valley Planning Commission (LVPC) of Lehigh and Northampton County, Pennsylvania, is accepting proposals for a one-time contract to perform certain professional (consulting) services work for the Eastern Pennsylvania (PA) Freight Alliance to create an Eastern PA Freight Plan.
Included is information relating to submitting a proposal including specific requirements, the organization of the proposal, proposal evaluation criteria, and the proposed contract.

The project is funded by the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT), Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), Lackawanna/Luzerne Metropolitan Planning Organization (LLTS), Lebanon County Metropolitan Planning Organization (LEBCO), Lehigh Valley Transportation Study (LVPC/LVTS), Northeast Pennsylvania Alliance (NEPA MPO), and Reading Area Transportation Study (RATS).

The schedule is as follows:
RFP Issue Date – February 15, 2022
Questions Due – February 23, 2022, 3 PM EST
Answers to Questions Posted – March 2, 2022
Proposals Due – March 11, 2022 3 PM EST
Notification of Potential Consultants for Interview – April 8, 2022
Consultant Interviews – April 11-15, 2022
Anticipated Notice of Award – May 20, 2022
Anticipated Beginning of Contract – July 1, 2022
Project Completion – June 30, 2023

All inquiries regarding this request for proposals should be submitted via PennBid using the “Questions” feature.

Applicants must submit proposals electronically on PennBid, Pennsylvania’s Electronic Document and Bid Management Program. Access and account information is available at www.pennbid.net. Proposals should not exceed 10 pages (excluding attachments, single-sided.

Below is a link to the full RFP:
Eastern Pennsylvania Freight Plan RFP