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As gas prices skyrocketed across the country these past few months, so has the conversation surrounding electric vehicles (EVs). Congress recently passed the 1.7 trillion-dollar infrastructure bill, with nearly 7.5 billion of it allocated towards building out America’s EV charging network. Now more than ever, people are looking for alternatives to their gas vehicles and […]Read More
Access to reliable transportation is crucial to maintaining stable employment, achieving educational goals, accessing healthcare and social services, and participating in community life. With a per capita median income of under $30,000, transportation costs can be a significant burden on Philadelphians. How do we reduce that burden, while also maintaining a transit system that’s taken […]Read More
The racial wealth gap persists in our representative eleven counties and three states. This disparity is a product of discrimination and deliberate marginalization. Slavery, segregated housing, redlining, unequal investment in communities of color, and mass incarceration all played–and continue to play–a role in making it more difficult for black and brown families to access and […]Read More
Produced by ESI, this report is the first-ever economic impact study of the New York City's nightlife economy. ESI's analysis resulted in an estimate of the total economic direct impact and allowed us to identify trends by geography and subsector.
To succeed in the post-COVID world, urban leaders need access to evidence-based analysis showcasing the innovative technologies, solutions, and business models that will work best, particularly when the next disruption hits.
ESI was hired by SEPTA to produce a report that seeks to quantify the economic and social losses that congestion engenders. The scale and scope of these impacts demonstrate that there is much to gain from addressing this issue.
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