Working with the MPO

The MPO sometimes hires experts in their fields to help out with studies and reports, and in making recommendations for how to achieve our regional transportation vision. The MPO typically issues a request for qualifications (RFQ) for services at the beginning of each calendar year, but periodically additional RFQs will be issued as needs arise.

Check this page for future opportunities to work with the MPO, and sign up to be notified of future MPO RFQs.

MPO RFQ Forms A, B, & C in editable Word format

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MPO and CIRDA Strategic Plan

The Indy MPO and the CIRDA seek qualifications for firms to provide strategic planning for the organizations. This is a single procurement for one project that will comprise of two separate, but intricately related, contracts.

  1. The first contract will focus on defining the appropriate responsibilities of and structure for the Central Indiana Regional Development Authority (CIRDA) – the CIRDA website includes a presentation summarizing some of the considerations of this strategic plan. The contract will include best practice research, stakeholder interviews, and statutory research, and will result in a detailed report to the CIRDA board and member communities.
  2. The second contract will be the creation of a strategic plan to clarify, guide, and inform Central Indiana’s regional governance structure and service offerings. The strategic plan will build on the 2014 MPO Organization Study and make detailed recommendations about agency’s potential expansion of service areas, relationship with other established regional agencies, and the statutory modifications that would be needed to achieve the eventual structural vision. The consultant and staff will research national best practices and the existing regional governance landscape. The contract will also include the facilitation of a wide-ranging discussion among Indy MPO members, partners, and regional organizations to construct a clear vision and specific path for the agency moving forward.

The Questions Addendum Form (and any related addenda) must be signed with written acknowledgement(s) and included with each vendor’s submission.

Electronic responses (20MB max) are due by 12:00pm ET on Friday, April 28 to Taylor Firestine (

For more information, view the complete RFQ:

MPO and CIRDA Strategic Plan