Dear Chosen Consultant,
I saw that NCTCOG (North Central Texas Council of Governments) issued an RFP (Request for Proposal) for a combined $400,000 study on the viability of parking structures in four areas of the Metroplex.
- Northwest Highway at Preston Road (Preston Center West)
- IH 635 East of Galleria (Dallas Midtown)
- Dallas Medical District (Southwest Medical District)
- “Option 4” (Downtown Arlington, which may be changed or eliminated)
While I’m sure 2, 3, 4 are worthwhile projects, I have specific knowledge surrounding “1,” the proposed underground garage at the center (in so many ways) of Preston Center West. In fact, were NCTCOG to have issued separate RFPs, I’d have thrown my hat in to study the Preston Center garage.
Having spent two years attending and reporting on task force meetings along with researching area traffic flow and roadway optimization … even publishing a traffic plan nearly two years ago … I am uniquely qualified to understand the requirements and history of this project. Add-in a 25-year career developing research and the resulting planning for global corporations and governments, and I’m da man for you!