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File #: 15-13998    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 8/10/2020 In control: City Council Business Meeting
On agenda: 9/14/2020 Final action:
Title: Envision My Ride: Bus Corridor Study
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Envision My Ride: Bus Corridor Study




A.                     Approve a contract in an amount up to $510,000 with Kittelson & Associates for professional planning and design services related to the Envision My Ride: Bus Corridor Study, and


B.                     Authorize the City Manager to amend the contract consistent with the purpose for which the contract was approved.



Staff Resource(s):

John Lewis, CATS

Jason Lawrence, CATS

Bruce Jones, CATS



§                     The Envision My Ride: Bus Corridor Study will:

-                     Develop speed and reliability recommendations for the planned high frequency bus routes that will include queue jumpers, signal priority/pre-emption, dedicated bus lanes and related bus priority treatments,

-                     Create a mobility hub location report,

-                     Evaluate transit stop amenity program and policies,

-                     Develop recommendations for a new family of bus stop amenities, and

-                     Make Americans with Disabilities Act transition recommendations for bus stop corrections, enhancements and improvements in coordination with the City of Charlotte's ADA Accessibility Assessment.

§                     On April 3, 2020, the city issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ); five responses were received.

§                     Kittelson & Associates was selected as the best qualified firm to meet the city’s needs on the basis of demonstrated experience, project understanding, and project approach in response to the RFQ requirements.


Disadvantaged Business Enterprise

Established DBE Goal: 5.00%

Committed DBE Goal: 19.58% 


Kittelson & Associates exceeded the established subtracting goal and has committed 19.58% ($99,854) of the total contract amount to the following certified firm:

§                     Foursquare ITP (DBE) ($99,854) (Consulting services)


Fiscal Note

Funding:  CATS Operating Budget