The Town of Matthews (Town) is a vibrant community nestled between Charlotte and Union County with an estimated population of 32,117 according to US Census Bureau. The Town sits within Mecklenburg County and is a member of the Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization (CRTPO). The Town has a variety of vital transportation infrastructure issues facing the town and is seeking to create a Subarea Travel Demand Model (Subarea MRM) and Land Use Model (Subarea MCM) in order to make the best decisions about the future. These Models are funded through the CRTPO’s Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP), in which federal funds are passed to local governments, through NCDOT. Local governments are required to provide at least 20% of the funds for these projects.
The Town is requesting letters of interest (LOIs) for one or more firms to provide planning services for the following project: Town of Matthews—Subarea Travel Demand Model and Land Use Model