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Title: ON-CALL PORTS AND TRANSPORTATION CONSULTANT SERVICES
Procurement
Economic Development Corporation (EDC)
Contracts
110 William Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10038
Maryann Catalano
phone: (212) 312-3969
fax: (212) 312-3918
email: transportationrfp2019@edc.nyc

Accessibility questions: Equal Access Office at equalaccess@edc.nyc or 2123126602, by Friday, June 28, 2019 5:00 PM

Blind or Low Vision Accessible Wheelchair Accessible
Archived
Goods and Services
Request for Proposals
6/24/2019
Solicitation

PIN#593100XX - Due: 9/16/2019 4:00 PM

Description
The Ports and Transportation division at the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) is seeking several consultant teams for on-call retainer services.

The Consultant shall perform infrastructure planning, strategic planning, and policy analysis and development services, (the “Services”) on an on-call, as needed basis in the following areas: freight rail, passenger ferries, aviation, ports/intermodal, traffic, mass transit. To provide those services, the consultants or consultant teams will conduct economic impact analyses, industry analyses, market and commodities analyses, and supply chain (distribution center) analyses while considering workforce development and transportation equity. The consultant or consultant teams will also conduct reviews and analysis of appropriate government regulation, programs, and taxation.

NYCEDC plans to select a consultant on the basis of factors stated in the RFP which include, but are not limited to: the quality of the proposal, experience of key staff identified in the proposal, experience and quality of any subcontractors proposed, demonstrated successful experience in performing services similar to those encompassed in the RFP and the proposed fee.

It is the policy of NYCEDC to comply with all federal, state and City laws and regulations which prohibit unlawful discrimination because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status and other protected category and to take affirmative action in working with contracting parties to ensure certified Minority and Women- owned Business Enterprises (MWBEs) share in the economic opportunities generated by NYCEDC’s projects and initiatives. Please refer to the Equal Employment and Affirmative Compliance for Non-Construction Contracts Addendum in the RFP

This project has Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise (“M/WBE”) participation goals and all respondents will be required to submit an M/WBE Narrative Form with their response. To learn more about NYCEDC’s M/WBE program visit http://www.nycedc.com/opportunitymwdbe. For the list of companies who have been certified with the New York City Department of Small Business Services as M/WBE, please go to the www.nyc.gov/buycertified.

NYCEDC established the Kick Start Loan programs for Minority, Women and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (M/W/DBE) interested in working on NYCEDC projects. Kick Start Loans facilitates financing for short-term mobilization needs such as insurance, labor, supplies and equipment. Bidders/subcontractors and consultants are strongly encouraged to visit the NYCEDC website at www.nycedc.com/opportunitymwdbe to learn more about the program.

An optional informational, pre-proposal session will be held on Monday July 1, 2019 at 2:00 pm at NYCEDC’s current office located at 110 William Street, 6th Floor, New York, NY. Those who wish to attend should RSVP by email to TransportationRFP2019@edc.nyc on or before June 28,2019.

Respondents may submit questions and/or request clarifications from NYCEDC no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday August 5, 2019. Questions regarding the subject matter of this RFP should be directed to TransportationRFP2019@edc.nyc. For all questions that do not pertain to the subject matter of this RFP please contact NYCEDC’s Contracts Hotline at (212) 312-3969. Answers to all questions will be posted by Monday August 12, 2019, to www.nycedc.com/RFP.

The RFP is available for in-person pick-up between 9:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, from NYCEDC’s current office at 110 William Street, 4th floor, New York, NY 10038 (between Fulton and John streets). Please submit five (5) sets and one electronic USB flash drive of your proposal to NYCEDC’s new office, located at: NYCEDC, One Liberty Plaza, 165 Broadway, 14th Floor – Mailroom, New York, NY 10006, Attention: Maryann Catalano, Chief Contracting Officer, Contracts.

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