Model RFP for Neighborhood Traffic Calming: New Rochelle, NY
This document is a Request for Proposal (RFP) from the town of New Rochelle, New York, soliciting qualified firms or individuals to administer a Neighborhood Traffic Calming Program for the City of New Rochelle on a yearly basis.
New Rochelle's RFP gives specific instructions on the qualifications of the firm or individual, the scope of the work, the equipment needed and payment and liability information.
This case is a good model of an RFP because it gives many specifics about the job, as well as the specifications of the type of individual or firm the city is looking for.
By making streets safer and more conducive for walking and cycling, traffic calming encourages the use of non-polluting transportation modes. Slower traffic reduces crash rate and severity for all travelers. Noise pollution is also decreased. Some traffic calming measures increase greenspace along roadways.