BATA Requests for Proposals



RFP #1-2017. The Bay Area Transportation Authority (BATA) seeks Proposals from qualified firms for a Rail Ridership and Cost Estimate Study. The study objective is to provide a preliminary feasibility analysis of new passenger rail service along the Ann Arbor to Traverse City and Petoskey corridor and look at the opportunities, challenges, and describe a range of scenarios for operation. Proposals must be submitted by August 11, 2017, 5:00 PM (eastern).  


Download a copy of the RFP here. Federal Contract Clauses are posted here.


Questions can be submitted by e-mail to or


Q&A: Answers to questions received to date are posted here.



Updated: 07.25.17