Government Contract | Iowa
Technical Assistance for Travel Demand Modeling

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00002711007

Bid Title: Technical Assistance for Travel Demand Modeling

Agency Bid No. Title: PUR0821-033

Received Date: 08/10/2021

Close Date: 09/02/2021

Purchase Type: Not Stated

Delivery Point: Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Questions Due By 08/19/2021 03:00 PM


Specifications include, but are not limited to: The Corridor MPO requires the services of a firm to provide technical assistance with operating the travel demand model to ensure that data, documents, plans and studies produced by the CMPO are as accurate as possible and are consistent with federal, state and regional methodologies required/employed by the CMPOs federal, state and local planning partners.The successful consultant will have knowledge and abilities in the following areas:Caliper Corporation TransCAD travel demand softwareConceptual knowledge of the CMPOs model data framework, ISMSExperience in travel demand model applications / scenario building Experience in the protocol for handling travel demand model requests including how to translate model results into forecast and deliverables, how to build a framework for model data sharing, how to prepare release forms, and how to best state the limits of model dataThe CMPO requires a firm with the technical capabilities to provide on-call support, when needed, for the following tasks:Troubleshooting issues with scenario building or model runsCompleting model runs as requestedOngoing model testing and refinementNetwork editing including review of centroid connector location and codingAdvising on and determining reasonable translations of model resultsSupporting the planning of best practices model backup and scenario storage/retrievalParticipation in state and/or federal modeling groups, as directed, such as the Midwest Travel Model User Group (MTMUG)Assistance in the development of presentation materials of model approaches/results

Product Codes: 91896, 91894

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: City of Cedar Rapids

State: Iowa

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Rebecca Johnson, Purchasing Services Division 101 First Street SE, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 52401

Phone: 319-286-5062

Fax: 888-815-3659




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