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ESI was commissioned in 2019 by The Philadelphia International Airport (“PHL”) and Northeast Philadelphia Airport (“PNE”), to study the direct and indirect regional economic impacts attributable to PHL on an annual basis, updating a similar analysis from 2017. PHL serves a hub of activity and for the 11-county Philadelphia Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA). Supporting the […]Read More
In our last post about COVID-19 and public transit, I discussed potential short run challenges and long run implications for the epidemic. The short run is now here. Philadelphia’s transit agency, SEPTA, is reporting an 88% reduction in travel on its commuter trains linking the city and the suburbs, and a 60% reduction in its […]Read More
Turning on the news, or scrolling through your news feed, you are bombarded by the non-stop headlines and announcements. Businesses are closing, schools are shuttered, people are being asked to work from home, or even losing their jobs. We are rightly concerned about the impact of the coronavirus pandemic and necessary quarantine on our economy, […]Read More
Whether you love it or hate it, transit receives public funding because government leaders and a majority of the public believe that transit yields an array of benefits that enhance […]
Today in Present Value, we highlight a case study from Building a Hyperconnected City. We review Las Vegas’ pilot system, highlighting two pilot programs specifically – a park safety pilot […]
Econsult Solutions Inc. (ESI) was asked by SEPTA to examine the equity implications for residents of SEPTA’s proposed fare restructuring for its city transit division for FY 2021-2023. ESI undertook […]
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