Transportation and Infrastructure

Alta + Greenways Ecusta Rail-to-Trail Economic Impact Analysis

May 22, 2013 / Comments Off on Alta + Greenways Ecusta Rail-to-Trail Economic Impact Analysis

Econsult Solutions was retained by Alta + Greenways to assess the estimated benefits of the proposed Ecusta Rail-to-Trail, a multi-use trail that will take the place of the currently inactive Norfolk Southern rail corridor. This 20.3‐mile rail line runs from the City of Hendersonville to the City of Brevard in the state of North Carolina.

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The Statewide Economic Value of SEPTA

April 23, 2013 / Comments Off on The Statewide Economic Value of SEPTA

Despite achieving its highest ridership levels in 23 years, SEPTA is confronted with a serious funding shortfall, especially for capital funding required to maintain and improve the system. In 2013, SEPTA hired Econsult Solutions, Inc. (ESI) and Economy League to reexamine SEPTA’s role in the Commonwealth’s economy and analyze the value of expanded Commonwealth investment […]

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Understanding SEPTA’s Statewide Economic Value

April 10, 2013 / Comments Off on Understanding SEPTA’s Statewide Economic Value

In 2007, the Economy League of Greater Philadelphia (Economy League) and Econsult teamed to evaluate the consequences on Southeastern Pennsylvania and the Commonwealth of underfunding SEPTA. Funding solutions were identified and acted upon, but circumstances have changed and once again in 2013, despite achieving its highest ridership levels in 23 years, SEPTA is confronted with […]

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The Economic Impacts Of The FAA Sequestration

January 1, 2012 / Comments Off on The Economic Impacts Of The FAA Sequestration

As a consequence of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction’s failure last year to come up with a deficit reduction plan in accordance with the Budget Control Act of 2011, sequestration of the federal budget was scheduled to begin with the FY 2013 budget and continue for eight years after that. Approximately one half […]

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Ardmore Transit Center Analysis & Ongoing Consulting Services

October 1, 2011 / Comments Off on Ardmore Transit Center Analysis & Ongoing Consulting Services

Econsult Solutions, Inc. has been working with LowerMerionTownship to create a pedestrian friendly transit oriented development in downtown Ardmore, Pennsylvania. Econsult Solutions, Inc.’s work with the Township began in conjunction with a major planning process directed by Hillier Architecture. Econsult Solutions, Inc. teamed with Hillier in order to provide a financial feasibility assessment of the […]

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Economic and Fiscal Impact Study of the Subway Station at 22nd & Market Street

February 10, 2011 / Comments Off on Economic and Fiscal Impact Study of the Subway Station at 22nd & Market Street

Econsult Corporation was retained by the Center City District and the Central Philadelphia Development Corporation to analyze the possible economic and fiscal impacts from the construction of a new subway station at 22nd Street & Market Street in Philadelphia. There is currently a subway‐surface stop at the intersection, but the Market Frankford Subway Elevated (MFSE) […]

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