Grand Rapids issued a request for information for car sharing. The scope and parameters are shown below. Additionally, the city has included their 2017 commuter census, which also provides on- and off-street parking inventories.
Car-share in Grand Rapids has the potential to benefit the community in a wide variety of ways. At the core, car-sharing looks to broaden accessibility for residents, visitors and employees. However, car-share would also have an impact on the City’s economic, equity, sustainability and mobility goals. The purpose of this RFI is to better understand the benefits car-share would have on the following value propositions:
In addition to general information about services the City is also looking to understand the needs of the car-share provider. This information should include:
Potential for public-private partnership with shared costs.