How Cities Can Better Protect Pedestrians and Cyclists

December 1, 2023 / Comments Off on How Cities Can Better Protect Pedestrians and Cyclists

Since the advent of the mass-produced personal automobile, cities have catered to cars at the expense of other modes of travel. This includes public transit, pedestrians, cyclists, and anyone not in a personal motor vehicle. As the average car size increases, so does the likelihood of fatal crashes. Electric vehicles, which do not use gasoline, […]

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Moving Cities: Pittsburgh

February 24, 2023 / Comments Off on Moving Cities: Pittsburgh

Unique Public Transportation Infrastructure Among major American cities, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania finishes in the top ten for transit ridership. Impressively, Pittsburgh’s public transit system achieved this success without a single heavy rail line: all but one of the major cities with higher transit ridership than Pittsburgh feature at least one heavy rail line (Seattle is the […]

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Paving the Way for EV Policy in America

February 3, 2023 / Comments Off on Paving the Way for EV Policy in America

Don’t miss our upcoming webinar produced in partnership with Santander UK. This hour-long session will bring together city leaders, urban planners, and practitioners to examine the challenges and opportunities electric vehicles (EVs) pose, discuss upcoming policies/strategies, and present new ideas on preparing for broader EV adoption in America. Cities and communities across the US are […]

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Unlocking Potential Economic Benefits for Low-Income EV Consumers

August 11, 2022 / Comments Off on Unlocking Potential Economic Benefits for Low-Income EV Consumers

A recent Present Value post titled Prioritizing Equity in EV Infrastructure Planning with Data highlighted the unlocked potential of electric vehicles (EVs), along with some of the current pitfalls preventing the industry from being truly equitable and accessible for all. As aforementioned, the journey to cleaner and greener cities is a long one, but with […]

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Public Transit

April 6, 2022 / Comments Off on Public Transit

About Analytics-Driven Insight The pandemic has proved the vital importance of public transit to essential functions of society, but presents the industry with stark challenges in rebuilding ridership and economies of scale. In this environment, it is critical that transit providers use evidence-based analysis both to plan and tailor their services, and to make the […]

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2021 in Review

December 17, 2021 / Comments Off on 2021 in Review

This past year was tremendous for Econsult Solutions. In 2020 we pledged to make a difference through our work and in 2021 we were honored to have been in the inaugural class of Philadelphia Foundation’s Civic 50 Greater Philadelphia. We launched our new thought leadership initiative, ESI Center for the Future of Cities, and CIOReview […]

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