Request for Proposals

RFP 22-02: Procurement for Transit Development Plan (TDP) Consultant

LEGAL NOTICE - Notice to Offerors

The Richland County Transit Board (RCTB) is seeking qualified consultants to develop a 10-year Transit Development Plan (TDP) for Richland County Transit (RCT) in accordance with RFP specifications, which are available in the RCTB office, 19 N. Main Street, Mansfield, Ohio 44902, or online at

The successful offeror will be required to define public transportation needs in Richland County and the region, soilcit broad input and public participation, explore community goals, and develop systematic plans that improves public transportation in Richland County and moves RCTB towards a clear vision.

The Richland County Transit Board will receive proposals at the RCTB office, 19 N. Main Street, Mansfield, Ohio 44902, until 1 P.M., on June 28. Proposals received after that time will not be accepted. The proposal must be signed by a responsible officer of the company and submitted in a sealed envelope marked Proposal for TDP Consulting, as specified in the RFP.

A contract will be awarded on the basis of ORC Section 307.862, the procedure for competitive sealed proposals.

Ad date: 5/25/22; Second Notice: 6/1/22

To download the RFP document, click here.

Schedule of Activities

  • RFP solicitation released

  • Vendor facility tour

  • Pre-proposal virtual conference

  • Deadline for submission of written questions

  • Deadline for response to written questions

  • Deadline for Submission of Proposals

  • RCTB Review of Proposals

  • Negotiation with Finalists

  • Contract Awarded

  • Beginning of Service

  • May 25, 2022

  • Upon request

  • June 7 @ 2 p.m.

  • June 14

  • June 21

  • June 28 @ 1 p.m.

  • June 29 - July 14

  • July 15 - July 29

  • By July 31

  • August 1, 2022

Contact for RFP Questions

For questions or requests regarding this request for proposal, contact the Contracting Officer, Jean Taddie, in writing at: Richland County Transit Board, 19 N. Main St., Mansfield, Ohio, 44902, or via email at