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January 2020
January 2020 Newsletter
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TRB Annual Meeting 2020
EBP (formerly EDR Group) staff members will present on a variety of transportation-related topics at the The Transportation Research Board (TRB) 99th Annual Meeting, January 12–16, 2020, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, in Washington, D.C. The event is expected to attract more than 13,000 transportation professionals from around the world.
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Economic Development Research Group (EDR Group) is Now EBP
Boston, MA/January 2, 2020 - Economic Development Research Group (EDR Group), one of the nation's leading firms in infrastructure economics, has a new name: EBP.
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Economic Contribution of the U.S Lead Battery Industry
For Battery Council International (BCI), EDR Group measured the national economic contribution of the U.S. lead battery industry in calendar year 2018.
Mark Sieber in Kazakhstan
Supporting Kazakhstan- Kyrgyz Republic Cross-Border Exchange through an Economic Impact Assessment for a New Road
As part of the Almaty-Bishkek Economic Corridor initiative (ABEC, www.almaty-bishkek.org), Asian Development Bank (ADB) commissioned EBP to conduct an Economic Impact Assessment for a new mountain road crossing the border between Kazakhstan and the Kyrgyz Republic between Almaty and the tourism region Issyk-Kul.

Jonathan Lee
Jonathan Lee Joins EDR Group as Principal
EDR Group, an EBP Company, is proud to announce that Jonathan (Jon) Lee has joined us as a Principal. Jon has 15 years of professional experience in transportation and economics, with a recent focus on public policy.
EDR Group Featured in Stadium Impacts in American City & County Magazine
American City and County Magazine, 2002
On the Grid or off the Grind: Bigger is better
Read the article by Burton A. Weisbrod, and G. Weisbrod, San Francisco Chronicle, Februrary 25, 2001

Merrimack Valley Project wins NEDA 2001 Best of Class Award
The Northeast Economic Developers Association has awarded its Best of Class Literature and Promotion Award to "Merrimack Valley: The Crossroads of New England on CD-ROM."
Pennsylvania Study wins GRA 2000 National Award
The Government Research Association has awarded its Certificate of Merit to the Study of Economic Impacts for the I-95/Pensylvania Turnpike Interchange, conducted jointly by the Pennsylvania Economy League and Economic Development Research Group.