Professional Practice

Downtown Ann Arbor Street Framework Plan

Date: 9/9/2013 - 9/23/2013

Type: RFPs / RFQs

Location(s): Michigan


The Ann Arbor Downtown Development Authority (DDA) requests statements of qualifications from professional planning & design firms to help create a Street Framework Plan for downtown Ann Arbor, Michigan.

The Downtown Street Framework Plan will develop a comprehensive set of standards to govern the design, construction, and maintenance of public and private projects impacting the street right-of-way.

The key subject areas to be addressed by the Street Framework Plan are:
• Pedestrian quality/social life of the sidewalk environment, including special events
• Economic life of the sidewalk space, including sidewalk cafes and retail displays
• Landscaping
• Street furnishings and utilities
• Lighting
• Green Streets design / stormwater management
• Maintenance and seasonality

Anticipated Schedule for Selection
RFQ released: September 9, 2013
RFQ response deadline: September 23, 2013 at 4:00 p.m.
RFQ review& evaluation: September 24 – 30, 2013

The schedule above is subject to change at the DDA’s discretion.

Statements of Qualifications must arrive at the Ann Arbor DDA Office no later than Monday, September 23, 2013, at 4:00 p.m. EST.

Ann Arbor Downtown Development Authority
150 S. Fifth Ave
Suite 301 (3rd floor)
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Please see the full RFQ for more details:


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