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RFQ


Location: Arlington, TX

SOUTH SH360 CORRIDOR DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY

Deadline: March 2, 2021

The City of Arlington is seeking a consultant to develop the South SH360 Corridor Development Strategy to plan for the future success of this important gateway to Arlington. Examining the area from Interstate 20 on the north to the City Limit to the south, the study will address the following issues in an effort to engage significant community involvement to guide future development, strengthen neighborhoods, build community capacity, improve transportation and safety, enhance economic development, and position the South SH 360 area as the strong southeastern gateway to the broader Arlington community.

Qualifications for the South SH360 Corridor Development Strategy should address how the Consultant plans to approach the following key issues:

  • Robust public visioning, stakeholder input, neighborhood engagement, and partnership building
  • Demographic analysis
  • Area market study, trade area analysis, and economic development recommendations to support existing businesses, attract new businesses and adapt to changing retail trends in an area that borders two other municipalities
  • Land use and zoning analysis, including coordination with City-wide housing study and economic development strategy
  • Transportation and circulation analysis, including safety, congestion, access, and smart mobility tools
  • Public infrastructure analysis, including flooding and stormwater issues
  • Corridor aesthetics enhancement recommendations, such as landscaping, façade improvements, and arterial treatments
  • Creation of a detailed implementation strategy to guide recommended actions

ROLE OF CONSULTANT
The consultant will furnish all required labor, materials, supplies, and travel required in connection with the project. The City expects that the Consultant team will be diverse, reflect area demographics, and be composed of experts in corridor planning and neighborhood organization and engagement, including American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certified planners, transportation engineers, economic development analysts, market and trade area analysts, and community development and engagement professionals. Minority and women-owned businesses are specifically and strongly encouraged to submit qualifications and/or partner with other firms.

The Consultant team should be diverse, reflect area demographics, and be composed of experts in corridor planning and neighborhood organization and engagement, including American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certified planners, transportation engineers, economic development analysts, market and trade area analysts, and community development and engagement professionals.

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