Alternative Transportation Festival

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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS: Alternative Transportation Festival

Alternative Transportation Festival is an event to raise public awareness of alternative means of transportation and advocate for the use of public transportation, car-sharing, alternative fuels, and human-powered vehicles. This project will combine internationally observed events with Pittsburgh’s own innovations and activities.

Opportunity

Raising public awareness of Pittsburgh's amenities and attractions as well as providing practical and timely information on demand is important to increasing the city's usability for both visitors and residents.

Scope

Proposals are not limited to this description and may also include programmatic elements, websites, marketing, and other activities that enhance the effectiveness of the initiative.

Alternative Transportation Festival should:

  • Promote activities citywide
  • Be coordinated with a nationally or internationally observed festival with similar goals
  • Harmonize with the work of groups already active in this field in Pittsburgh
  • Plan events to engage the public in a way that educates as well as inspires action
  • Be especially focused on daily car commuters
  • Facilitate the transition to alternative means of transportation

Project Managers will be responsible for the following outcome:

  • Coordination, promotion, and execution of the festival

Funding Range

Funding for this project will cover the planning and coordination of events. Sprout will consider funding requests of up to $25,000 for this project.

Request for Proposals (RFP)

The Sprout Fund invites community members to submit their approach to this proposed project, one of five identified during the Engage Pittsburgh initiative. Proposals should present an innovative and effective realization of the idea described in this request. If awarded, the successful project team will be engaged to implement their proposal.

Proposals will be evaluated according to the answers to the questions asked and each applicant’s ability to fulfill the project requirements and achieve the desired outcomes described in the RFP.

PROPOSALS ARE DUE NO LATER THAN 5PM THURSDAY MAY 24, 2007.


To learn the history of this idea see the previous iterations in The Top 20, or go even further back to The Big Idea Book


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