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Equity Impacts for Philadelphia Residents

March 11, 2020 / Comments Off on Equity Impacts for Philadelphia Residents

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 an analysis of the patterns in ridership and fare products utilized in order to understand changes in average costs for different communities and populations across […]

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Limiting our Potential: How Center City Congestion Impacts all Philadelphians

June 20, 2019 / Comments Off on Limiting our Potential: How Center City Congestion Impacts all Philadelphians

In recent years, Center City Philadelphia has grown in its attractiveness and activity, and with it has seen an increase in the number of pedestrians, transit riders, cyclists, and drivers of all types that share its narrow street grid. At the same time, the emergence of ridesharing and online shopping has put new kinds of […]

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A Fond Farewell from Andrea Mannino

May 10, 2019 / Comments Off on A Fond Farewell from Andrea Mannino

For the past six years I have been a director at ESI. I have watched the company grow from 12 to 30 employees and with more growth planned in the near-term. During those six years, two joint ventures were formed and the breadth of services and products offered expanded. I worked with a supportive and […]

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Transportation and Infrastructure

March 18, 2019 / Comments Off on Transportation and Infrastructure

About Analytics-Driven Insight Infrastructure investments and transportation services impact the economic trajectory, land use patterns, access to economic opportunity, and quality of life of an area by connecting people to places. ESI combines economic, strategic, and analytic capabilities to help our clients evaluate their options, demonstrate the benefits of their projects, and achieve their objectives. […]

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SEPTA Service: A Value Proposition for Philadelphians

November 27, 2018 / Comments Off on SEPTA Service: A Value Proposition for Philadelphians

SEPTA’s transit service is a valued amenity for residents of the city and region. The amenity value it provides is reflected in housing markets, where homeowners demonstrate a willingness to pay more for an otherwise similar house with better service access. ESI was hired to analyze SEPTA service throughout Philadelphia and uses thousands of housing […]

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SEPTA Drives the Economy of Pennsylvania

April 13, 2018 / Comments Off on SEPTA Drives the Economy of Pennsylvania

SEPTA Drives the Economy of Pennsylvania is Econsult Solution’s 2018 Economic Impact Study completed for Pennsylvania’s largest transit authority, the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transit Authority. Our report to SEPTA is timely as the agency faces significant budget pressures, with looming changes of the contribution of Pennsylvania Turnpike revenues to state transit funding, along with increasing demands on […]

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