Boulder Bike Share RFP

The City of Boulder released it bike share RFP last Friday.

From the RFP:

Issued: May 7, 2010
The City of Boulder invites qualified organizations, companies, vendors / manufacturers or other entities to submit a proposal to develop, install, operate and maintain a “third generation” public bikeshare program in the City of Boulder. The ideal program would incorporate information technology with a fleet of shared bicycles that may be rented from one bikeshare station and returned to another in a network of bikeshare stations, providing a transportation alternative to motor vehicle trips for Boulder’s residents, employees and visitors.

Some of goals listed

  • Increase use and awareness of Boulder’s award?winning 300+ miles of bikeways;
  • Create new bicycle commuters;
  • Expand community partnerships in support of bicycling as an active, fun and convenient transportation mode;
  • and Leverage city contribution and commitment of the program with community?based sponsorship revenues.

What do you think?

Link to the RFP

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