Request for Qualifications/Proposals

The Kansas City Streetcar Authority (KCSA) is looking for firms or individuals (Proposers) interested in providing marketing campaign and graphic design support services for the KC Streetcar.

 

As the KC Streetcar system expands to nearly triple the size and include two new extensions in 2025 (Main Street Extension and Riverfront Extension), significant work must be done ahead of time to extend the streetcar brand and related communications elements to ready the system for connecting new transit stops, neighborhoods, and a range of additional regional destinations. This RFQ seeks qualified firms to support the related scope of work as found in the below link.

 

All applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Must have experience with brand development, rebranding, and brand deployment activities, with preference given to brand development experience specific to local government and transportation services.
  • Must have experience developing and implementing strategic marketing plans.
  • Must have experience in graphic design (Adobe products preferred) both large format and social media assets and preparing brand content for print.
  • Must have experience in social media campaign development.
  • Preferable to have experience in transit or transportation marketing, and familiarity with existing KC Streetcar System.
  • Must have experience in being creative with the budget and the status of a 501c3 organization.
  • Must have experience in project management.

 

Click here for the Marketing & Graphic Design Services Request for Qualifications

 

Click here for questions and answers received during the open call period.

 

Proposals are due by 5:00 p.m. CST on November 9, 2022

 

  • RFQ is released October 5, 2022
  • Proposals due to the KC Streetcar Authority on November 9, 2022, by 5:00 p.m. CST
  • Interviews at the end of November 2022 (if scheduled)
  • Final selection determined in January 2023

 

The Kansas City Streetcar Authority (KCSA) is looking for firms or individuals (Proposers) to provide Information Technology (IT) Consulting Services.  

 

This solicitation is for qualified contractors with experience in performing contracted and on-call IT services including hardware and software installations, failure troubleshooting and IT system upgrades, network and server setup and maintenance, website hosting management support, administration of Google Workspace platform, cyber-security protocols and training, vulnerability testing and emergency security, and system failure response.

 

 

 As the KC Streetcar system expands to nearly triple the size and include two new extensions in 2025 (Main Street Extension and Riverfront Extension), additional technical IT capacity, expertise, and support is needed to support this growth. We seek a qualified firm to support development of a comprehensive IT strategy and plan, support near-term network modifications as needed, and assist with IT needs related to a range of organizational functions in an ongoing basis. 

 

All applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Must have experience with general on-call, contract-based, IT management and support
  • Must have experience supporting hardware and software procurement, installations, and upgrades
  • Must have experience in network, sever, and cloud-based solutions. Including development, installation and maintenance.
  • Must have experience in managing website hosting
  • Must have experience with cyber-security protocols, training, and vulnerability testing
  • Must have capability to work with multiple on-site networks, and network partners, to ensure capable, reliable, and seamless IT system.

 

Click here for the Information Technology Consulting Services Request for Qualifications

 

Proposals are due by 3:00 p.m. CST on November 9, 2022

  • RFQ is released October 5, 2022
  • Proposals due to the KC Streetcar Authority on November 9, 2022, by 3:00 p.m. CST
  • Interviews at the end of December 2022 (if scheduled)
  • Final selection determined in January 2023