Memorial Day Light Reads 2021

May 28, 2021 / Comments Off on Memorial Day Light Reads 2021

As you unwind this Memorial Day weekend, sit back, kick your feet up, relax and read through our Present Value Blog, along with a few other fascinating articles. Whether you’re outside soaking up the sun or supporting the 76ers from your living room, remember to stay safe and sanitize!   Activities to Do This Holiday […]

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The Connection Between Infrastructure and Agriculture in PA

May 21, 2021 / Comments Off on The Connection Between Infrastructure and Agriculture in PA

There is a great deal of attention and discussion on the debate in Washington about the Biden Administration’s pandemic and economic recovery plans, and infrastructure has been at the center of the conversation. As we have learned, infrastructure is being defined by the Biden administration in very broad terms, starting with the traditional transportation-oriented view […]

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BUILD Grant Applications

March 2, 2021 / Comments Off on BUILD Grant Applications

Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development, or BUILD Transportation Discretionary Grant program (formerly known as TIGER), provides a unique opportunity for the U.S. Department of Transportation to invest in road, rail, transit and port projects that promise to achieve critical national objectives. Determining the costs, benefits, and positive impacts […]

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ICYMI: Transportation and Infrastructure

October 23, 2020 / Comments Off on ICYMI: Transportation and Infrastructure

ESI has published numerous articles in our blog, Present Value, and our experts have been featured in the news offering their insights on Transportation and Infrastructure. Please enjoy the following compilation of posts and contact us if you’d like to hear more. Learn more about our work in this practice area on our website. Present Value […]

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COVID-19: Cities and Municipal Broadband

September 4, 2020 / Comments Off on COVID-19: Cities and Municipal Broadband

The COVID-19 pandemic has encouraged the reframing and reimagining of countless policy decisions, laying bare the strengths and weaknesses of systems ranging from public health to welfare, financial regulation to political federalism. However, the unique and dire circumstances induced by the pandemic have pulled into the spotlight innovative solutions to these problems with implications that […]

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The Gas Tax Should Definitely Be Raised (Maybe)

January 10, 2020 / Comments Off on The Gas Tax Should Definitely Be Raised (Maybe)

Good infrastructure is an essential component of a well-functioning, growth-oriented economy. One area of infrastructure that is vital to every American’s life is highways and roads. Although there is general agreement on the importance of highway infrastructure, little has happened in recent years on the federal level to provide sufficient support for the country’s need […]

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