Project and Program Evaluation

Taking Care of Business Program Assessment

July 27, 2023 / Comments Off on Taking Care of Business Program Assessment

Econsult Solutions, Inc. (ESI), The Intersect, and Cameron Professional Services Group, provided an evaluation of the Taking Care of Business (TCB) Commercial Corridor Cleaning Program, on behalf of the City of Philadelphia Department of Commerce. The effort led by ESI included constructing an approach for measuring the efficacy of TCB in achieving its goals, performing […]

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Procurement Analysis and Benchmarking Study

July 17, 2023 / Comments Off on Procurement Analysis and Benchmarking Study

In 2022, ESI worked with the University of Notre Dame in conducting a procurement analysis and a benchmarking study to further expand the reach of the University’s Procurement Services and continue to advance economic equity. ESI conducted a procurement analysis to primarily observe the current Utilization levels of minority- and women-owned businesses relative to their […]

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A Delaware Canal for the 21st Century

June 23, 2023 / Comments Off on A Delaware Canal for the 21st Century

The Delaware Canal, a historically significant, defunct industrial canal system, ties together multiple jurisdictions having shared challenges with the 190-year-old, dilapidated infrastructure. Following three consecutive years of devastating flooding of the adjacent Delaware River, critical obstacles to repairing flood damage came into sharp relief—as did an opportunity to develop a resilient stormwater management infrastructure improvement, […]

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Inclusive Competitiveness Measures for Comprehensive Economic Strategies

June 20, 2023 / Comments Off on Inclusive Competitiveness Measures for Comprehensive Economic Strategies

For Team Pennsylvania and National Institute for Inclusive Competitiveness, ESI identified the gaps in inclusive economic competitiveness that exist across the Commonwealth, measuring against national best practices, to ensure that future regional Comprehensive Economic Strategy documents are developed to achieve inclusivity. ESI’s work was to assist NIIC with ensuring that as Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy […]

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10 for 10: Transportation and Infrastructure

February 3, 2023 / Comments Off on 10 for 10: Transportation and Infrastructure

This year, to celebrate our 10th anniversary, we’re going to highlight ten big projects from each practice area on a regular basis, and we’re starting strong with transportation and infrastructure. Community and events may connect people emotionally, but infrastructure connects us physically. It shapes how and when we travel, how long it takes, and how […]

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SEPTA Key Advantage Program

April 7, 2022 / Comments Off on SEPTA Key Advantage Program

SEPTA Key Advantage is an institutional pass program in which participating partner organizations have the ability to purchase a Monthly Anywhere TrailPass for all their employees. Key Advantage can be used on all SEPTA modes, including Regional Rail, Market-Frankford Line, Broad Street Line, Norristown High Speed Line, and city and suburban buses and trolleys. Phase I […]

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