urban planning

Save the Date for DVSGA Forum with Parking Guru Donald Shoup

February 4, 2016 / Comments Off on Save the Date for DVSGA Forum with Parking Guru Donald Shoup

Mark your calendar! ESI is a proud sponsor of the DVSGA Spring Forum on Thursday, May 5, 2016, where Donald Shoup, recipient of the American Planning Association’s 2015 National Planning Excellence Award for a Planning Pioneer, will address land use, parking, smart growth and strong communities. When: Thursday, May 5, 2016 8:30 am – 11:00 am […]

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Making Use of Big Data

October 27, 2015 / Comments Off on Making Use of Big Data

On Tuesday October 20th, Econsult Solutions Senior Vice President and Principal, Dr. Peter Angelides, led a presentation on big data at the American Planning Association Pennsylvania Chapter’s annual conference. Peter explain trends in big data availability, examples of planning-related big data usage, and specific data sources and uses relating to real estate. The Conference took […]

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ESI Senior Advisor Sidney Wong Helps North Beach Develop its Economic Vision

September 14, 2015 / Comments Off on ESI Senior Advisor Sidney Wong Helps North Beach Develop its Economic Vision

ESI Senior Advisor and Consultant to the World Bank Sidney Wong was invited to join the APA’s Community Planning Assistance Team (CPAT) to develop an economic development plan for North Beach, MD. By the end of a 4-day workshop the planning team presented a list of short- and long-term visions to increase the economic appeal […]

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ESI And Drexel University School of Economics Hold First ‘City And The Environment’ Joint Conference

May 28, 2015 / Comments Off on ESI And Drexel University School of Economics Hold First ‘City And The Environment’ Joint Conference

  Econsult Solutions, Inc. (ESI) and Drexel University’s School of Economics held their first “City and the Environment: Topics in Urban Economic Policy” joint conference on Thursday, May 21 at Gerri C. LeBow Hall on Drexel’s campus. The daylong conference featured experts in the housing, urban transportation, climate change and sustainability fields discussing and sharing […]

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ESI and Keep America Beautiful Release Literature Review on Community Impacts of Blighted Properties

May 27, 2015 / Comments Off on ESI and Keep America Beautiful Release Literature Review on Community Impacts of Blighted Properties

ESI and Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s leading nonprofit that focuses on helping every community become a clean, green and beautiful place to live, have released their “Charting the Multiple Meanings of Blight: A National Literature Review on Addressing the Community Impacts of Blighted Properties,” the first phase of a new long-term initiative to study, […]

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ESI Sponsored Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission’s ‘Breaking Ground’ Conference

March 24, 2015 / Comments Off on ESI Sponsored Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission’s ‘Breaking Ground’ Conference

Econsoult Solutions, Inc. (ESI) sponsored the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission’s (DVRPC) “Breaking Ground” one-day conference, which was held in Philadelphia on Thursday, March 12. This one-day conference was attended by over 350 professionals from throughout the Philadelphia area. These professionals included municipal officials, planners, economic development professionals, real estate developers, urban designers and numerous others […]

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