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Viggiano Presents at TRB Conference on Advancing Equity
Dr. Cecilia Viggiano presented at the Transportation Research Board's (TRB's) Conference on Advancing Transportation Research Equity: Bridging the Divide Between People, Research and Practice. The Conference was held virtually in September, 2021.
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EBP Welcomes Allison Van Twisk
EBP is happy to announce that as of August 3rd, 2021, Allison Van Twisk has joined the Boston office.
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A Multi-Regional Transportation-Economic Model with O-D Detail for Freight and the Economy
Presented by Derek Cutler during a breakout session on during a breakout session on Model Inputs/Calibration: Supply and Demand and Networks Issues at the 18th TRB Conference on Transportation Planning Applications (AppCon), held virtually June 21-24, 2021.
Integrating Transportation System Performance, Accessibility, Economic and Real Estate Models for Project Evaluation
Presented by Kyle Schroeckenthaler during a breakout session on Data management and Visualization. t the 18th TRB Conference on Transportation Planning Applications (AppCon), held virtually June 21-24, 2021.
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The Use of Scenario Planning to Support Economic Recovery in the Post-COVID Era
EBP US CEO Peter Plumeau and Frank Bruns, Senior Economist with EBP Switzerland, recently co-authored an article on “Planning Transport Investments in the Post-COVID Period,” published in the European journal Strasse und Verkehr (Road and Traffic).
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EBP Staff Present at TRB Conference on Transportation Planning Applications
EBP's Kyle Schroeckenthaler and Derek Cutler presented at the 18th TRB Conference on Transportation Planning Applications (AppCon), held virtually June 21-24, 2021. AppCon attracts professionals from the academic, public, and private sectors to explore practical applications of transportation planning advances.
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Peter Plumeau Moderates Financing Infrastructure Panel for New England Council
EBP's Peter Plumeau served as moderator for a panel on "Investing in Infrastructure: Finance Options," sponsored by the New England Council (NEC). The program was held Wednesday, June 30th, 2021.
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Cecilia Viggiano Presents at Eno Webinar on Leveraging Transit Data
EBP's Dr. Cecilia Viggiano presented at a webinar on "Leveraging Transit Data: Best Practices for Data Management and Sharing," sponsored by Eno Center for Transportation, and was held June 29th, 2021.
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EBP Welcomes Dilara Sisman and Jess Wilson
EBP is happy to announce that as of June 1st, 2021, Dilara Sisman and Jess Wilson have both joined the Boston office.
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Glen Weisbrod Presents at the APTA-UITP Rail Conference
EBP's Glen Weisbrod was invited to speak at the 2021 Rail Conference, held virtually on June 8th-9th, and sponsored by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) and the International Association of Public Transport (UITP).
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Routledge Handbook of Public Transport Now Available
The Routledge Handbook of Public Transport has been published and is now available for purchase. Chapter 11, “Public Transport Evaluation,” is by EBP’s own Naomi Stein and Glen Weisbrod.
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Cecilia Viggiano Presents at WTS Virtual Annual Conference
EBP's Dr. Cecilia Viggiano presented at the WTS (Advancing Women, Advancing Transportation) Annual Conference, held virtually, May 10th-14th, 2021. The conference brought together transportation professionals from across North America to discuss topics under the 2021 theme of: Our Future in Transportation.
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Goldberg and Weisbrod's Article on Urban Transportation Access Published in Transportation Research Record
Jenna Goldberg and Glen Weisbrod authored a new article, Measuring the Regional Economic Impact of Transportation Access Improvements in the Context of a Large Metropolitan Region on Urban Transportation Access, Connectivity and the Economy, that was recently published in the Transportation Research Record.
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Chris Steele Delivers Economy Recovery Training Sessions
Chris Steele recently delivered two training sessions as part of Conway Data's ‘Roaring Into Recovery’ online series: "Resiliency and Recovery Planning," and "Stakeholder Engagement."
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2021 RAISE Discretionary Grants NOFO
The 2021 federal grant application season is upon us, and EBP is ready to apply its experience in grant support for another batch of promising applications.
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Peter Plumeau Presents at Global Webinar on Post COVID and Roads: Planning for Economic Recovery
On March 24, 2021, EBP CEO Peter Plumeau presented at a global webinar by PIARC (World Road Association) on Post COVID and Roads: Planning for Economic Recovery.
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Glen Weisbrod Presents at the APTA High Speed Rail Conference
EBP's Glen Weisbrod was invited to speak at the 2021 High Speed Rail Conference, held virtually on April 7th-8th, and sponsored by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA).
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EBP’s Analysis for APTA Plays Key Role in Transit Funding Provision of Newly Signed American Rescue Plan
On March 11, 2021, President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act into law, including $30.5 billion for public transit agencies. Transit agencies have been hit hard by the pandemic, with a loss of fare revenue, as well as declines in other revenue sources, such as state and local taxes.