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File #: 59141    Version: Name: Authorizing the issuance of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for a Metro Transit Network Design Study.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/15/2020 In control: FINANCE COMMITTEE
On agenda: 2/25/2020 Final action: 2/25/2020
Enactment date: 3/2/2020 Enactment #: RES-20-00148
Title: SUBSTITUTE - Authorizing the issuance of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for a Metro Transit Network Structure Study
Sponsors: Satya V. Rhodes-Conway, Grant Foster
Attachments: 1. 59141 v1 By Title Only.pdf, 2. 59141 v1.pdf, 3. Metro Network Design Study.pdf, 4. ScopeSummary-MetroNetworkDesign-20200210.pdf
Fiscal Note
The 2020 Adopted Capital Budget includes $4.0 million in the Transportation budget for Bus Rapid Transit (BRT). In 2020, funding will be used for planning and design associated with BRT. A component of this work is completion of a route analysis regarding Metro’s existing service. It is anticipated there will be no additional appropriation required to award this contract once the RFP process is completed.
Title
SUBSTITUTE - Authorizing the issuance of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for a Metro Transit Network Structure Study
Body
WHEREAS the City of Madison is advancing into the federal Project Development process for implementing the Phase 1 East-West Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project, and there is a need to evaluate and coordinate how the many local bus routes serving the City will interact with the BRT line; and,

WHEREAS the project will include provision of options that are guided by a variety of goals and objectives as detailed in the scope of work; and,

WHEREAS the scope of work for the project will include an evaluation of several transit network alternatives, an identification of how various transit customers would benefit or be impacted by the alternatives, an identification of how the network alternatives affect underserved neighborhoods and communities of color, a projection of how ridership would vary under the alternatives and an identification of any infrastructure costs associated with the alternatives;

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the study is estimated to cost $500,000; and,

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the RFP will be approved by the Transportation Policy and Planning Board (TPPB) and that a member of the TPPB will serve on the selection committee for the consultant,

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Department of Transportation will forward their recommendation for a consultant to the TPPB for approval,?

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Department of Transportation is authorized to issue an RFP for a Metro Transit Network...

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