Ferry Feasibility Study

Capital Region Planning Commission

Baton Rouge, LA

The Capital Region Planning Commission (CRPC) requests proposals from qualified offerors to develop a ferry feasibility study along the Mississippi River between East Baton Rouge and West Baton Rouge parishes. East Baton Rouge parish is the primary location of the city of Baton Rouge and contains approximately 440,000 residents. West Baton Rouge is home to Port Allen, Addis, and Brusly. The respondents must demonstrate a history of success with marine transport. The study region consists of East Baton Rouge and West Baton Rouge parish and will include additional traffic movement analyses of the surrounding parishes.

The Consultant or Consultant Team will partner with and assist CRPC in developing a ferry feasibility study in conjunction with representatives from East Baton Rouge parish, West Baton Rouge parish, Capital Area Transit System, Tiger Trails transit system, and LADOTD. The preliminary scope of work consists of four (4) key tasks:

  1. Project Management and Public Engagement
  2. Existing Conditions and Case Study Report
  3. Needs Assessment and Demand Analysis
  4. Implementation Strategy and Final Document

Offeror must meet the minimum qualifications and address all criteria in the full RFP which can be found at http://crpcla.org/publicnotices.  The submission of the MPO Standard Submission form is required. 

CRPC has allocated a maximum consultant budget of $100,000 for this project.

Respondents shall submit 5 bound and 1 electronic copy of the full of the proposal response to:

Capital Region Planning Commission
Attn:  Mr. Jamie Setze, Executive Director
14734 S Harrell’s Ferry Rd, Ste B
Baton Rouge, LA 70816

All prospective applicants should submit their proposal no later than 3:00 PM CST on August 28, 2020.  Please direct any questions to Kim Marousek, AICP via email at kmarousek@crpcla.org.  A list of received questions and responses will be posted on CPRC’s website at http://crpcla.org/publicnotices

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Friday, August 28, 2020

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