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CMT seeking graphic design for 10th Anniversary of 10 Toe Express

tentoeslogoRequest for Proposals for Graphic Design to Citizens for Modern Transit For 10th Anniversary of the Ten Toe Express Program

Federal Project CMAQ-5456-611

Citizens for Modern Transit (“CMT”) is seeking a graphic design consultant to assist CMT with the 10th Anniversary spring campaign for CMT’s Ten Toe Express Program to promote ridership on the transit system and the link to healthy living.

Work products will include creation and development of one Ten Toe Express mailer, one bus shelter ad design, one MetroLink platform poster ad design, and one print advertisement tweaked to various sizes, and web graphics.  CMT will need all these files in pdf and jpeg formats. Other file types may be needed for printers as well. CMT will provide copy.

A detailed budget breakdown for each task/item listed above will need to be included with the proposal.

CMT encourages disadvantaged, small, women-owned, and/or minority business participation.

Proposals are due on Jan. 29, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. local time to the following address:

“TRIP Program”

c/o Kimberly Cella

Executive Director

Citizens for Modern Transit 911 Washington,
Ste. 200 St. Louis, MO 63101

Late proposals will be returned unopened. Three (3) printed copies and one electronic copy via email ( from a firm principal committing the proposal for a minimum of ninety (90) days.  Faxed proposals or proposals submitted with an inadequate number of copies will not be accepted. Work product designs will need to be completed no later Feb. 12, 2016.

All proposals submitted in response to a CMT request for proposal (RFP) will initially be evaluated using the following criteria (each weighted equally):

  • Qualifications of person/firm conducting the work
  • Proposal Quality
  • Product samples – samples provided and/or on firm website need to be relevant to work being asked to be completed.


Once the proposals are narrowed down to the top candidates using these criteria, the final selection will be determined with consideration to price and the above criteria. The proposal providing the best value to the project will be selected.

CMT will award the work to the responsible firm whose proposal is most advantageous to the project, with price and other factors considered.  CMT reserves the right to reject any proposals deemed non-responsive to the RFP. CMT reserves the right to reject all proposals if the competitive process is not met and may reissue the RFP with or without changes.

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