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EBP Assists with Federal RAISE Grants, Due April 14, 2022
The US Department of Transportation (USDOT), has issued a preliminary 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”)

DATES: Applications must be submitted by 5:00 PM Eastern on April 14, 2022.
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.
TRB
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.
Commuting
Cecilia Viggiano Presents at AASHTO Session on Commuting in America
For AASHTO's CTPP (Census Transportation Planning Products) Monthly Session on December 15, Dr. Cecilia Viggiano participated in a spotlight series on research from the upcoming Commuting in America Report.
Grants
EBP Assists with Grant Applications Year-Round
EBP is always ready to apply its experience in grant support.
Award
Chris Steele Contributes to IEDC Gold Award Winning Industrial Development Incentive Program
Alberta’s Industrial Heartland Association (AIHA) was recently recognized by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) by winning the prestigious, Gold Rank Award for AIHA’s Heartland Incentive Program (HIP).
APTA Conference
Now Available: Value of Transit Presentation from APTA Conference
On Tuesday, November 9th, 2021, Dr. Cecilia Viggiano presented on "From Volume to Value: Measuring and Communicating the Value of Transit Beyond Ridership" at the APTA TRANSform Conference. in Orlando, FL.
HSR
Now Available: AASHTO-APTA Return on Investment Report Presentation and Video
On October 19th, 2021, the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) sponsored a webinar on "Implementing the Business Case Evaluation Guide for Intercity Passenger Rail Investment."
Chris Steele
Chris Steele Presents at Canadian Alternative Investments in Pensions (CAiP) Annual Forum
 On Wednesday, November 10, 2021, EBP's Chris Steele presented virtually during two sessions at the Canadian Alternative Investments in Pensions (CAiP)) Annual Forum.
Grant Application
EBP Assists with Federal Rail Grants-Due Nov. 29, 2021
USDOT’s Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) grant program Notice of Funding Opportunity was issued in September.
Glen Weisbrod
ITF Roundtable on Broadening Transport Appraisal to Capture the Full Impact of Investments
Glen Weisbrod is participating in the international expert Roundtable on “Broadening Transport Appraisal to Capture the Full Impact of Investments.”
Peter Plumeau
CEO Peter Plumeau Provides Insights on US Infrastructure Needs and Priorities to European Business Leaders
On September 29th, EBP US’s CEO Peter Plumeau, made the keynote presentation for a Swiss Global Hub webinar on existing and emerging infrastructure needs, priorities, and plans in the US.
John Livermore
John Livermore, National Leader in Sustainable Energy, Joins EBP
EBP US is proud to announce that John Livermore has joined us as a Principal leading our Sustainable Energy practice. In this role, John will work with the EBP team to provide clients and partners with expertise and insights derived from his 30+ years in sustainability, high performance buildings, renewable energy, and clean transportation. His experience, skills, and perspectives provide an important complement to EBP’s industry-leading economic analysis consulting and will enable the firm to serve clients and partners with a more robust set of services that support ambitious sustainability, economic development, and climate goals.
Workshop
TRB Innovations in Freight Data Workshop
EBP's Derek Cutler and Jenna Goldberg presented at the Transportation Research Board's (TRB's) Innovations in Freight Data Planning Workshop, held virtually September 21-23, 2021.
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Hirschman Presents at AASHTO Council on Rail Transportation Annual Meeting
Ira Hirschman presented at the AASHTO Council on Rail Transportation, 2021 Annual Meeting, held September 28th-October 1st in Milwaukee, WI.
Allison Van Twisk
EBP Welcomes Allison Van Twisk
EBP is happy to announce that as of August 3rd, 2021, Allison Van Twisk has joined the Boston office.
Cover Page
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.
Panel
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.
New Staff
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.