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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USDOT Build Funding 2019 Application Period Open

April 26, 2019 / Comments Off on USDOT Build Funding 2019 Application Period Open

Fund Your Transportation Project The “BUILD Transportation Discretionary Grant” is a $900 million competitive funding program which supports transportation infrastructure projects that have a local or regional impact. State, local and tribal governments, including U.S. territories, transit agencies, port authorities, organizations, and other various subdivisions are eligible to participate and receive funding. This is the tenth round of the […]

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The Future of Transportation

June 22, 2018 / Comments Off on The Future of Transportation

This is the latest installment in ESI’s ‘Future of’ series, where industry experts look at cutting-edge trends impacting the way we live, work, and travel in urban settings. In a prior installment, we focused on the future of real estate. In this week’s Present Value, we examine the future of transportation, looking at the effects […]

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