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Current Procurements

Find all information regarding Request for Proposals (RFPs) on this page. Submissions must include all required forms, which can be downloaded from the left side menu. Deadlines for questions and final submission will be strictly adhered to and incomplete proposals will not be reviewed.

Future Opportunities

The IMPO anticipates the following procurement opportunities to become available in the near future.

Professional Services for Provision of Mobile Data Products for the Indianapolis Metropolitan Planning Organization

The Indianapolis MPO will soon issue a Request for Proposals (RFP) for a variety of mobile data products to support our planning operations. The Request for Proposals will be released on November 3, 2023 with the final proposal package due on December 1, 2023. For preliminary questions please contact project manager Jennifer Dunn at

The IMPO will hold a virtual pre-bid meeting on October 27th at 2:00pm for interested parties to learn more about the project and ask questions.

Topic: Pre-Bid Meeting - IMPO Mobile Data Products RFP
Time: Oct 27, 2023 02:00 PM Eastern Time
Join Zoom Meeting:
Meeting ID: 818 9160 9063
Dial-in: 312-626-6799

Frequently Asked Questions

Do the cover page, table of contents, or questions addendum count towards the 16-page limit?

No, these do not count towards the page limit.

Is there a particular format that is required for the quote submissions?

At this time, there is not a specific format that is required.

Shall the password-protected PDF be separate from the proposal?

Yes, the proposal should not be password protected. The quote should be a different document with the password set as stipulated in the RFP document.

Is there a specific order of pages for submissions to follow?

No, page order does not matter, as long as everything is included.

Does the IMPO have a procurement policy?

The IMPO procurement policy applies to all purchases and/or procurements by the Indianapolis Metropolitan Planning Organization without regard to the source of funds, including local funds, State, and Federal assistance funding, except as provided by law. All procurement transactions will be conducted in a manner providing full and open competition consistent with the standards outlined in United States Code and Indiana Code.

Are there resources for small or minority firms?

The Indianapolis MPO enjoys partnering with a wide variety of consulting from across the country, each bringing their own perspective, experience, and expertise. Our contract process strictly follows our adopted Procurement Policy & Procedures, but in some cases State and Federal statutes have clear preferences for local and minority-owned firms.

The federal process can be intimidating - especially for newer, smaller firms - but there are plenty of ways to learn how we work and get your foot in the door. Here are some tips to get a running start:

  • Follow us on Twitter.
  • Like us on Facebook.
  • Sign up for notifications when agendas are posted.
  • Sign up for the teMPO newsletter to stay informed.
  • Check out our calendar to see what meetings are coming up, attend the meetings, and introduce yourself to IMPO management while you’re there.
  • Review our annual Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) to see what projects we’ve budgeted for the year.
  • Reach out to IMPO management for an in-person meeting to learn about upcoming opportunities before each RFP is released.
  • Sign up for our Vendor list to receive all of our RFPs and other bidding opportunities
  • Respond directly to IMPO project managers whenever you see an interesting procurement opportunity.
  • Attend pre-bid meetings with IMPO project managers, held prior to RFP release on any planning project larger than $150,000. This is a great opportunity to meet with other firms that may be interested in the project who are looking for partners.
  • If eligible, register as a Disadvantaged Owned Business Enterprise (DBE) with the State of Indiana / Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT). Also, if you’re eligible and interested in working with the City of Indianapolis, register as a Minority, Women, Veteran, and/or Disabled Owned Business (XBE) with them too.
  • Register your entity to become a federal funding recipient on and receive a Unique Identification Number (UEI), allowing you to bid on contracts and apply for federal assistance. This is a requirement for all vendors who receive federal funding.
  • Complete an Indianapolis Marion County vendor profile.
  • View the required forms submitted with each RFP including insurance requirements, reference requirements, and other submission packet materials.

For a register of RFP proposals, please send an e-mail to Only RFPs since December 2020 are available for this request.