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February 4, 2011 > MTC seeks community-based organizations to assist with outreach

MTC seeks community-based organizations to assist with outreach

Submitted By Metropolitan Transportation Commission

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), in partnership with the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG), invites community-based, not-for-profit, non-governmental or faith-based organizations ("Organizations") to submit a proposal to assist MTC in inviting members of the community to participate in the development of the 2013 Sustainable Communities Strategy/Regional Transportation Plan (SCS/RTP) for the nine-county San Francisco Bay Area.

Organizations in low-income communities and communities of color with a high probability for housing growth and development that could cause displacement of existing residents are particularly encouraged to submit a proposal. Selected Organizations will hold meetings or utilize other techniques to engage residents in their communities in 2011 and 2012 (subject to available budget in those years). Up to 10 separate contracts may be awarded.

Participants will be consulted on issues such as Bay Area growth, location of housing to accommodate future population growth and the transportation network necessary to support all residents' needs.

"These community meetings will provide a forum for new ideas and creative approaches to solutions for the challenges the Bay Area faces in coming years," said MTC Chair Scott Haggerty. "We need to provide for a healthy and safe environment with equitable opportunities for all Bay Area residents as we accommodate projected population growth."

To view the Request for Proposal (RFP) with additional background information, minimum qualifications, scope of work and selection timetable, visit

Requests for clarification of or exceptions to RFP provisions must be received no later than 4 p.m. on February 4 and all proposals are due on February 16 by 4 p.m.

For more information, contact Pam Grove, Project Manager, at (510) 817-5706 or

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