Transit Oriented Development

Our Experts Discuss the Effects of COVID-19 on Transit and Measures for Recovery

May 15, 2020 / Comments Off on Our Experts Discuss the Effects of COVID-19 on Transit and Measures for Recovery

Econsult Solutions’ Transportation Practice helps transit agencies and departments of transportation make the case for infrastructure expenditures and investments by measuring the service area economic footprint and analyzing both economic and social impacts. With our focus on transportation this month, Steve Wray, ESI Vice President of Strategic Initiatives and former executive director of the Economy […]

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Implementing Surface Transportation Infrastructure Improvements

May 13, 2020 / Comments Off on Implementing Surface Transportation Infrastructure Improvements

While the public policy conversation in recent weeks has understandably been focused on the health and economic implications of the current crisis, it is also necessary to maintain a long-term view. This is particularly true with infrastructure investments, where the decisions made today will have impacts on our economy and way of life for years […]

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China

China’s Rail System

March 8, 2019 / Comments Off on China’s Rail System

On October 24, 2018, the longest bridge-tunnel crossing system in the world connecting Hong Kong, Zhuhai, and Macau was opened. Hailed as an engineering wonder, this 34-mile system took nine years to construct and now represents the apex of China’s transportation infrastructure. After 40 years of “Reform and Opening”, China has emerged as the second […]

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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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Girl on the Train…to Manayunk

October 21, 2016 / Comments Off on Girl on the Train…to Manayunk

For almost ten years, I rode the Manayunk/Norristown SEPTA line from the Wissahickon train station to Suburban Station.  Last train car, the two-seater side, headphones on, and the whir of buildings out the window.  I recently moved to Center City, and that train ride is now a memory. I took the train one more time […]

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Solutions For: TIGER Grant Applicants

April 22, 2013 / Comments Off on Solutions For: TIGER Grant Applicants

Office of the Secretary of Transportation announces $473.847 million to be awarded by the DOT to TIGER program
>Read more about TIGER
>Dilworth Plaza: TIGER Success Story (ESI)
> Solutions for TIGER grant applicants (ESI)
>Cost-Benefit Analysis (ESI)

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