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Publication of EBP Research on Economic Effects of Freight and Intermodal Access
Now published in Transportation Research Record journal – new empirical research by EBP that shows how business clustering and associated productivity effects extend far beyond urban agglomeration, reflecting a range of needs to access local and regional population markets, supplier and customer markets, and intermodal gateways for access to broader global markets.
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Chris Steele Provides Foreign Direct Investment Training in Bogota
In November 2022, EBP's Chris Steele traveled to Bogota, Colombia, to work in collaboration with Wavteq in helping ProColombia’s team build expertise and capacity for promoting investment projects ready to offer (IPROs)
EBP Assists with Grant Applications Year-Round
EBP is always ready to apply its experience in grant support.
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Chris Steele Presents at Supply Change Conference & Expo
EBP's Chris Steele was a featured speaker at the Supply Change Conference & Expo, October 18-19, 2022 in Calgary, Alberta.
The EDA is Here to Help – Grants for Regional Economic Development Planning
As the nation emerges from COVID, the shock of multiple supply chain crises, and massive economic transformation from workforce shortages and remote work, regions across the U.S. are finding that the economic development plans developed only a few years ago are no longer completely relevant. New challenges and opportunities are on the table, and regions are increasingly looking for new ways to build economic sustainability and resilience into their strategies.
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Christopher Steele Appointed New CEO of EBP US
BOSTON, MA, August 1, 2022 - EBP is pleased to announce that effective August 1st, 2022, Christopher Steele has been appointed President and CEO of EBP US.
Cutler and Steele Published in Area Development Magazine
For Area Development Magazine, a leading executive publication covering corporate site selection and relocation, EBP's Derek Cutler and Chris Steele had an article published.
Schroeckenthaler Earns Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
EBP Vice President, Kyle Schroeckenthraler, recently passed the Project Management Professional (PMP) exam, earning the world's leading project management certification.
Peter Plumeau Presents at RUC West Forum
EBP's Peter Plumeau presented at the Western Road User Charge Consortium (RUC West) Forum, held June 28-29 in Salt Lake City, UT.
Chris Steele Shares Insights on Site Selection on Podcast for Research FDI
EBP's Chris Steele was chosen as the featured guest on Season 3, Episode 8 of theResearch Uncensored Podcast series by Research FDI.
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Derek Cutler Presents at the EUROBAT Forum
The Association of European Automotive and Industrial Battery Manufacturers (EUROBAT) Annual Forum was held June 24, 2022 in Brussels, Belgium.
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Jenna Goldberg Presents at Sustainability & Emerging Transportation Technology Conference
The TRB Sustainability and Emerging Transportation Technology (SETT) Conference was held May 31-June 2, 2022 in Irvine, CA. The presentations and discussions addressed questions around how academics, policy-makers, the private sector, NGOs, and others can work together to shape new mobility solutions to benefit all users of our transportation systems.
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EBP Welcomes Rebecca Martin
EBP is happy to announce that as of May 23rd, 2022, Rebecca Martin has joined the US team.
Weisbrod Presents at the APTA High Speed Rail Conference
The 2022 High-Speed Rail Conference, sponsored by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) took place March 31-April 1st, 2022 in Philadelphia. Glen Weisbrod spoke and moderated a session on "Passenger Rail Projects: Economic Impacts at the Corridor Level."
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Chris Steele Serves as Panelist at Business Facilities Live XChange
Chris Steele was selected to participate as a panelist for the "Ask the Panelists" discussion at the Business Facilities Live XChange, where he discussed changes in site selection and economic development.
Economic Development Matters
Chris Steele Interviewed for 'Incentives to Attract New Investment" Podcast
Chris Steele presented his knowledge on "Incentives to Attract New Investment," for a podcast presented by Edmonton Global, the economic development agency for the Edmonton Metropolitan Region in Canada.
EBP Assists with Federal RAISE Grants
The US Department of Transportation (USDOT), has issued a notice of funding opportunity for the Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) Grant Program, under the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act of 2021 (“Bipartisan Infrastructure Law”)
Stein and Schroeckenthaler Promoted to Vice Presidents
Stein and Schroeckenthaler Promoted to Vice Presidents
EBP US is thrilled to announce that Naomi Stein and Kyle Schroeckenthaler have both been promoted to the position of vice president.
Now Available: Regional Market Access & Intermodal Connectivity Presentation from TRB Annual Meeting
"Regional Market Access and Intermodal Connectivity: Implications for Area Economies and Transportation Planning," a poster by Jenna Goldberg and Glen Weisbrod, was presented on Tuesday January 11th, during the Access, Development, and the Economy poster session at the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting in Washington, DC.
Grants Applications
EBP's Work Helps Two Successful 2021 Port Infrastructure Development Program (PIDP) Grant Applications
EBP extends congratulations to Bay St. Louis, Mississippi and Alpena, Michigan for winning 2021 PIDP grants from the U.S. Department of Transportation.