Main Street Smart Corridor Plan Development: Request for Proposal (RFP)

RFP Questions & Answers 

The Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, Inc. (BNMC) is requesting proposals from qualified vendors with expertise in smart transportation infrastructure and lnternet-of Things (loT) technologies for the development of a Main Street Safety, Mobility and Automated Real-time Traffic Management (SMART) Corridor Plan. The project will take place in the City of Buffalo, New York.

The City of Buffalo has recently secured $13 million to redevelop street infrastructure for Main Street between Goodell Street and Humboldt Parkway. In tandem with the City’s redevelopment project, the BNMC and its project Steering Committee will work with the selected subcontractor to develop a Smart Corridor Plan to identify opportunities for the implementation of smart transportation infrastructure and technology in the project area.

The estimated budget available for developing the smart corridor plan is $75,000. This project is federally-funded. The project plan is expected to be completed by January 2019.

A pre-proposal webinar will be hosted on March 9, 2018, to provide an overview of the project and address specific questions and concerns. Interested applicants are encouraged to attend. Please respond with your intent to bid by March 8, 2018, via email to the proposal contact in order to receive an invitation to the pre-proposal webinar.

Additionally, questions on the RFP may be submitted via email to the proposal contact until March 16, 2018. Response to questions will be posted on the BNMC website, BNMC.org, on March 19, 2018.

Proposals must be submitted in PDF format via email to the proposal contact by March 30, 2018.

BNMC Contact for the RFP is:
William Smith
Director of Access and Safety

Please do not include cost estimates in your response.

Key Proposal Dates

Action Date
RFP Issued 3/1/18
Pre-Proposal Webinar 3/9/18
Questions Due 3/16/18
Response to Questions 3/19/18
Proposals Due 3/30/18
Notice of Intent to Award 4/13/18
Contract Execution 4/30/18