Doing Business With FAMPO

The George Washington Regional Commission and FAMPO are responsible for the selection, negotiation, and administration of FAMPO consultant contracts under the provisions of the George Washington Regional Commission Procurement Policy.

The George Washington Regional Commission (GWRC) by law and contract is the official fiduciary agent of FAMPO, and authorized to enter into authorized contracts for and on behalf of FAMPO.

FAMPO and GWRC ensure that disadvantaged business enterprises (DBEs) will be afforded full and fair opportunities to submit bids. FAMPO conducts outreach to ensure small, disadvantaged, minority, woman-owned, and disabled veteran businesses are not excluded from opportunities to compete for consulting contracts. Further, FAMPO evaluates bids by assigning points based on scoring criteria; the scoring criteria allocates 15 points to DBEs.

Procurement questions should be directed to the FAMPO Administrator, Ian Ollis, at


FAMPO and GWRC staff ensure that consultants abide by federal nondiscrimination requirements. Contracts and requests for proposals (RFPs) include nondiscrimination policy language required by federal and state departments. FAMPO, GWRC, its authorized agents, and state auditors have full access to and the right to examine all contract-related records to verify compliance with nondiscrimination laws.

Resources for Businesses

Virginia Procurement Technical Assistance Program – Provides free and low-cost assistance to businesses who want to participate in the government procurement process.

Virginia Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity – A state agency that provides assistance and training to small businesses.



Summary of RFP No.001/2021 

FAMPO is seeking an on-call transportation planning consultant. A detailed scope will be determined per individual task order issued from time to time within the contract period. Examples of tasks include performing technical and financial analysis to support regional long-range plan development, scenario planning analysis, travel demand modeling, and conducting performance measurements on regional transportation services, to name a few. For full details on the possible scope of work and procurement process, view the Request for Proposal, RFP No. 001/2021.

Anticipated Procurement Schedule*:
– RFP Issued & Advertised 06/01/2021
– Expression of Interest Due Date and Time 06/11/2021 by 11:59 PM EST
– Pre-Proposal Conference 06/22/2021
– RFP questions due to FAMPO no later than 07/02/2021
– Answers Posted on the FAMPO website 07/13/2021 (adjusted)
– Proposal Due Date 07/26/2021
– Interviews/Technical Presentations To Be Confirmed
– Final Consultant(s) Selection 08/16/2021 (adjusted)
– Notice of Intent to Award 08/17/2021
– Consultant Contract(s) Signed 08/30/2021 (adjusted)

*FAMPO reserves the right to adjust the procurement schedule as needed.

Pre-Proposal Conference: A virtual pre-proposal conference will be held online via GoToMeeting on June 22, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. ET for interested firms. Prospective Offerors must submit an Expression of Interest in order to receive an electronic invitation to the Pre-Proposal Conference.

Expressions of interest received from:

  • RS&H
  • Michael Baker
  • Enovate
  • Cambridge Systematics
  • Econsult Solutions
  • Kimley-Horn
  • VHB

Proposals were received from:

  • VHB
  • RS&H
  • Cambridge Systematics
  • Michael Baker
  • Kimley-Horn

Notice of Intent to Award
Released August 17, 2021