Orange County Transportation Authority Issues Community Relations RFP
The Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) is a California state-mandated, countywide transportation agency. OCTA works with federal, state, regional, and local officials, community groups, businesses, and other transportation agencies to provide the public with transportation solutions. OCTA is seeking a Public Relations and community relations professional able to raise public awareness for multiple transportation studies, projects, and services. Public outreach activities include: development of handouts, fact sheets, newsletters, social media and web content, and execution of online surveys and mailings.
Following are a few examples of current and upcoming studies where awareness and support is needed:
Central Harbor Blvd. Transit Corridor Study OCTA, in partnership with the cities of Fullerton, Anaheim, Garden Grove, and Santa Ana, is leading a study to analyze and develop options to improve Harbor’s transit services from Westminster Blvd. in Santa Ana to Chapman Avenue in Fullerton.
Fullerton Transportation Center Initial Planning Study OCTA, in partnership with the City of Fullerton, is leading a study to expand the Fullerton Transportation Center. The purpose of the study is to enhance access to transit and increase connectivity between the bus and rail transit system.
Transit Master Plan
The primary goal is to develop an integrated bus, rail, and paratransit plan for Orange County. The plan will help direct future transit corridor studies.
2018 Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) The LRTP provides a visionary blueprint for transportation improvements for Orange County and is integrated into the development of the Southern California Association of Governments’ Regional Transportation Plan. The general goals of the LRTP are to assess the performance of the transportation system over a 20+ year horizon, and to identify the projects that best address the needs of the system based on expected population, housing and employment growth, while also considering forecast financial assumptions.
Proposals are due by April 6 to:
Orange County Transportation Authority
Contracts Administration and Materials Management
600 South Main Street, 4th Floor
Orange, California 92868
Attention: Masih Bahadori, Senior Contract Administrator