On-Call Ports and Transportation Consulting Services

Submission Deadline
September 16, 2019 at 4:00 pm

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

Respondents may submit questions and/or request clarifications from NYCEDC no later than 5:00pm on August 5, 2019. Questions regarding the subject matter of this RFP should be directed to [email protected]. 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 August 12, 2019, on this page.

Detailed submission guidelines and requirements are outlined in this RFP, available as of June 24, 2019. In addition to being able to download the document above, the RFP is available for in-person pick-up between 9:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, from NYCEDC, 110 William Street, 4th floor Mailroom Bid Desk, New York, NY (between Fulton & John streets). Responses are due no later than 4:00pm on September 16, 2019. Please submit five (5) sets and one electronic USB flash drive of your proposal to:

NYCEDC, One Liberty Plaza – 165 Broadway, 14th Floor – Mailroom, New York, NY 10006
Attention: Maryann Catalano, Chief Contracting Officer, Contracts.

Optional Info Session

Please find date, time and location listed below. Those who wish to attend should RSVP by email to [email protected] by June 28, 2019.

July 1, 2019
NYCEDC, 110 William Street, 6th Floor Reception, New York, NY

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.