public transportation

Transit and Equity: What’s Fair and What’s Not?

October 15, 2015 / Comments Off on Transit and Equity: What’s Fair and What’s Not?

On October 27th, 2015, ESI President and Principal, Richard Voith, will represent the Ontiveros/ESI: Equity Solutions joint venture at a workshop of the Rail~volution annual conference: “Transit and Equity: What’s Fair and What’s Not?.” Defining equity is a hot topic for transit and TOD and spans a wide range of issues: gentrification and displacement, community […]

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Recap of Sustainability and Transportation Panel at ESI and Drexel’s Joint Conference

May 28, 2015 / Comments Off on Recap of Sustainability and Transportation Panel at ESI and Drexel’s Joint Conference

The second and final panel of Thursday’s “City and the Environment: Topics in Urban Economic Policy” joint conference, which was sponsored by Drexel University’s School of Economics and Econsult Solutions and was held on Drexel’s campus at Gerri. C. Lebow Hall, featured a discussion on the current and future states of sustainability and urban transportation. […]

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Stephen Mullin Quoted in Stories on Economic Impact of Amtrak Derailment

May 20, 2015 / Comments Off on Stephen Mullin Quoted in Stories on Economic Impact of Amtrak Derailment

Following the Amtrak train derailment on May 12, ESI president and principal Stephen Mullin was featured in articles on Newsworks and TIME.com about the potential economic impacts the derailment could have, especially to Philadelphia and the surrounding region. Mullin’s message was that the derailment would hurt the area’s economy in the days following the accident, […]

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ESI to Sponsor PenTrans’ Annual Legislative Breakfast on April 14

April 9, 2015 / Comments Off on ESI to Sponsor PenTrans’ Annual Legislative Breakfast on April 14

ESI is a proud platinum sponsor of PenTrans’ Legislative Breakfast and encourages you to attend the event on Tuesday, April 14  at 8:30 a.m. at the Hilton Hotel in Harrisburg, Pa. The purpose of PenTrans is to generate  public and private support for balanced, multimodal transportation and mobility alternatives that  improve our quality of life, so that state and federal lawmakers […]

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ESI’s Center City Hudson Hotel development study mentioned in PhillyVoice article

March 17, 2015 / Comments Off on ESI’s Center City Hudson Hotel development study mentioned in PhillyVoice article

ESI’s study on the potential development of a Hudson Hotel in Center City was mentioned in a PhillyVoice article by Brandon Baker on Monday, March 16. The article, which discusses the benefits of the proposed project at 17th and Chancellor Streets, cites ESI’s economic impact analysis on the project that was released in December 2014. […]

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ESI study helps make case for new ferry expansion in New York City

February 13, 2015 / Comments Off on ESI study helps make case for new ferry expansion in New York City

This Feb. 3 article from DNAInfo.com details New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s recently announced plans to expand ferry service around the city over the course of the next several years. The new routes the city will introduce will include Astoria, Southern Brooklyn, the Lower East Side, Soundview-Bronx and Rockaway Beach. Some of the […]

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