Request for Proposals (RFP): Travel Demand Modeling

The Benton-Franklin Council of Governments (BFCOG) is requesting submittals from qualified consultants with expertise in transportation planning and travel demand modeling for work consisting of reviewing and recommending areas of model improvement, implementing identified model recommendations, providing technical assistance related to the Congestion Management Process (CMP), and providing on-call assistance in responding to requests from staff. Electronic submission of proposals will be accepted from January 7, 2022, through February 18, 2023, to BFCOG, 587 Stevens Drive, Richland WA, 99352, ebraich@bfcog.us. For the Request for Proposals (RFP) package and instructions to the proposer, please follow this link. 

The work will focus on the following four major tasks: (1) review, recommend, and implement areas of model Improvements, (2) assistance in regional planning projects and data acquisition, (3) providing technical assistance related to the congestion management process (CMP), and (4) providing on-call assistance in responding to requests from staff. The budget for the work is not to exceed $150,000 for the period July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023.

Ben Franklin Transit Transportation Improvement Survey

Ben Franklin Transit is seeking input to help identify public transportation improvements needed within the community. Please click on the link (English and Spanish) to complete a survey that will help future transportation planning efforts!

Links to survey: English & Spanish

Click here to view the BILINGUAL BENTON CITY GRANT SURVEY FLYER

Click here to view the BILINGUAL PROSSER GRANT SURVEY FLYER

Benton County Public Facilities District (BCPFD)

The BCPFD will hold a Regular meeting on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 at 4:00 PM. The BCPFD will conduct their meeting via Zoom, and is open to the public for participation. If you would like to participate please call or email the Benton-Franklin Council of Governments office at 509-943-9185 or frontoffice@bfcog.us no later than 3:00 p.m. on Monday, October 25 to receive meeting materials and information. The BCPFD welcomes full participation in public meetings by all citizens.

Tri-Cities Regional Public Facilities District (TCRPFD)

October 13, 2021 Meeting Packet

The TCRPFD will hold a Regular meeting on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 5:45 PM. TCRPFD will conduct their meeting virtually via Zoom. The TCRPFD asks members of the public who would like participate in the meeting via the link above. The Benton-Franklin Council of Governments and the TCRPFD welcomes full participation in public meetings by all citizens.