City of Long Beach
Public Information Office
411 W. Ocean Blvd,
Long Beach, CA 90802
Long Beach, CA – The City of Long Beach has launched a Request for Proposals (RFP) seeking a vendor to provide a micro-shuttle service to support tourism, businesses and local revenue generation. The selected vendor will pilot an on-demand and fixed-route pick-up and drop-off electric-powered shuttle service for business districts, amenities, services and businesses in the Belmont Shore/Alamitos Bay and Downtown/Alamitos Beach neighborhoods to better circulate visitors throughout each service area. Now until 11 a.m. on May 25, 2022, eligible vendors are encouraged to submit proposals through the City’s Vendor Portal, PlanetBids.
The pilot program aims to address high-demand business corridors with a focus on neighborhoods with underutilized parking areas. The goals of the pilot program are to:
Specific details related to project scope, pilot location areas, eligibility requirements and submission instructions are available at PlanetBids. The City also has developed an instructional video on the registration process.
This program is made possible by the Long Beach Recovery Act, a plan to fund economic and public health initiatives for Long Beach residents, workers and businesses critically impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. A total of $1.6 million has been allocated to support mobility programs for economic recovery.
Additional information about the Long Beach Recovery Act is available at longbeach.gov/recovery.
Media inquiries can be directed to Joy Contreras, Community Relations Officer, Department of Public Works, 562.570.6739, or Joy.Contreras@longbeach.gov.