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RFQ: Professional Planning Services for Transit Speed, Reliability Network Programming, and Concept Design

The Department of Transportation and Infrastructure, City and County of Denver, is requesting Proposals for Consultant professional services for the Transit Speed, Reliability Network Programming, and Concept Design.   A link to the RFQ documents can be found at RFQ documents will be available for download at, eBid Document No. 7139229 at the cost of $15.00.

Addendum #1 (PDF)

Digital Download -           Denver, County/City - Projects

A Pre-Submittal Meeting will be held on August 11, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. local time, via teleconference – Details to access the meeting are available on the project page at Interested firms are encouraged to attend. Consultants are responsible for any information conveyed at this meeting.

Meeting Agenda (PDF)

Deadline to Submit Questions: August 18, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. local time.

Proposals for this project will ONLY be received and accepted via the online electronic bid service through Responses must be submitted via QuestCDN no later than 10:00 a.m. local time, Tuesday, September 1, 2020. To submit responses, click the online bidding button at the top of advertisement. Consultants must be on the plan holders list through QuestCDN for proposals to be accepted. Consultants will be charged a fee of $30.00 to submit a proposal electronically.

General Statement of Work:

The City seeks a consultant team, with expertise in transit planning. The scope includes identifying transit operating delay in the network of all corridors in the city; screening all Denver Moves Transit identified Capital Investment Corridors in addition to other transit operating corridors for potential improvements, resultant Speed and Reliability treatments; prioritization of the list of corridors/projects for investment under several different scenarios and develop an implementation strategy; and providing concept design for acceleration of deployment.

Minority and Women Business Enterprise Participation: Article III, Division 3 of Chapter 28 of the D.R.M.C. states the Director of the Division of Small Business Opportunity has the authority to establish a project goal for expenditure contracted by the City and County of Denver.  The specific goal for this project is:

22% Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) Participation Goal

Project goals must be met with certified participants as set forth in Section 28-63, D.R.M.C. or through the demonstration of a sufficient good faith effort under Section 28-64 D.R.M.C.  A draft utilization plan is a required submittal as part of the response to this RFQ and it will be scored. DSBO’s approval of the utilization plan will be required prior to receiving an executed contract or notice to proceed.


As the City’s best interests may appear, the Manager of the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure reserves the right to waive informalities in, and to reject any or all, proposals.

Publication Dates:         July 29, 30, and 31, 2020

Published In:                 The Daily Journal