Requests for Proposals

Bikeshare Modernization Study RFP

The Washtenaw Area Transportation Study is issuing a “Request for Proposals” (RFP) to select a Consulting Firm or team to develop a planning proposal for the design, change, growth, and sustainability of the Arbor Bike program. The selected consultant will work with WATS and a steering committee throughout the contract. The RFP can be viewed at

This project approach should incorporate a review of existing bikeshare stations, through to next phase implementation plans for six plus years. Consultants will work with WATS to examine new and continuing needs for first-/last-mile connections through rider surveys and peer comparisons. The team will review existing conditions and peer system case studies to analyze gaps in the introductory system integrating usage data as feedback into the process.

Answers to questions submitted by consultants will be posted online at:  All work and final billings must be submitted by June 18, 2019.  

Proposals are due Friday November 16, 2018 by 4:30pm