To assist it in carrying out its Federal mandates, the NJTPA frequently solicits input from qualified professional consultants. The formal process in soliciting input from outside parties is done in the form of a Request for Proposals (RFP) or Request for Qualifications (RFQ). Below is a list of the most recent RFPs or RFQs issued by the NJTPA or its subregions.
Click here for Anticipated NJTPA RFPs
Click here for Current NJTPA RFP List
Click here for Current SUBREGIONAL RFP List
The following is intended to offer procurement guidance to the subregions. The material encompasses the policies of the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority regarding the procurement of professional services:
FY 2011 DBE/ESBE goal (effective 10/1/11): 15.6%
1) Procedures for Procurement of Professional Services – Details the procedures to follow and items to consider when hiring consultants.
2) Mandatory items to be included in any RFP issued:
a. Mandatory Equal Employment Opportunity Language
b. Language on Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) and Emerging Small Business Enterprise (ESBE) Participation
3) A database of Certified DBEs under New Jersey's Unified Certification Program (UCP) may be found using the following link:
4) NJDOT Directory of Certified ESBEs may be found on the following page: