Transportation and Infrastructure

Moving Cities: Montreal

November 3, 2023 / Comments Off on Moving Cities: Montreal

Many people know that Montreal is a commercial, cultural, transportation, financial, and technology center in the Francophone province of Quebec, Canada. The city proper resides on an island in the middle of the St. Lawrence River. Montreal was the most populous city in Canada until the end of last century. Currently, it is the second […]

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Hoboken Terminal: Using Google Maps API to Optimize Transit Accessibility and Mobility

October 6, 2023 / Comments Off on Hoboken Terminal: Using Google Maps API to Optimize Transit Accessibility and Mobility

As part of a larger transit project, ESI recently evaluated travel times to job centers in New York City from all transit stops in Hudson County on bus, light rail, and PATH lines with direct access to Hoboken Terminal. The purpose of the analysis was to identify routes and stops that could be optimized to […]

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The Economic, Environmental and Public Health Impacts of the Trans Canada Trail

October 5, 2023 / Comments Off on The Economic, Environmental and Public Health Impacts of the Trans Canada Trail

The Trans Canada Trail is a vast network of recreational trails that spans 28,000 kilometers across Canada. ESI’s assessment of the Trans Canada Trail outlines the economic and environmental benefits of the network and emphasizes its impact on the local surrounding communities who have much to gain from use of the trails. Overall, the network […]

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The City of Philadelphia Joins SEPTA Key Advantage: What That Means For City Employees

September 29, 2023 / Comments Off on The City of Philadelphia Joins SEPTA Key Advantage: What That Means For City Employees

Earlier this month, the City of Philadelphia officially became the newest participating member of the SEPTA Key Advantage program through an appropriation in the city’s FY 2024 budget. The city’s participation is a win for city employees and SEPTA. At a time where a challenge such as filling vacant spots exists, the Key Advantage program seeks to […]

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Uswa Mutaal

August 15, 2023 / Comments Off on Uswa Mutaal

Uswa Mutaal is an analyst at Econsult Solutions, Inc (ESI). She graduated from Drexel University with a Bachelor of Science in Economics and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, with a minor in legal studies. At ESI, she focuses on our transportation practice. While at Drexel, Uswa worked as an ESI research assistant.

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Congratulations to 2023 RAISE Grant Recipients

July 19, 2023 / Comments Off on Congratulations to 2023 RAISE Grant Recipients

ESI is proud to announce that 4 of our clients have been awarded Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) grant funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation during the 2023 round. We wish to congratulate them and all RAISE discretionary grant recipients! Click here for the full list of awarded projects. Link Trail, […]

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