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Consortium for Scenario Planning
EBP Staff Present at the Consortium for Scenario Planning
On January 14th, 2021, Kyle Schroeckenthaler and Naomi Stein presented virtually during the fourth annual Consortium for Scenario Planning, featuring interactive presentations by practitioners, consultants, and academics who use scenarios to develop more equitable and inclusive places, address economic and environmental challenges, respond to infrastructural needs, and more.
TRB Annual Meeting 2021
The Transportation Research Board (TRB) 100th Annual Meeting was conducted as a virtual event over a series of dates throughout January 2021. EBP Colleagues presented a variety of topics and participating in a number of committee meetings.
December 2020 Newsletter
December 2020 Newsletter
EBP Staff Present as Part of NH 2020 Traffic Safety Series - Speed Panel
EBP's Jenna Goldberg and Russell Pildes spoke at this year’s New Hampshire Traffic Safety Series on Wednesday, December 9th, 2020.
Dr. Cecilia Viggiano
Dr. Cecilia Viggiano Appointed as a Founding Member of the TRB Standing Committee on Transit Data
This year, the Transportation Research Board (TRB) officially designated AP090 Transit Data as a Standing Committee. Formerly, the topic of transit data was covered by the Joint Subcommittee on Transformative Trends in Transit Data (AP000/ABJ00). This designation reflects the importance of data for public transit agencies.

Kyle Schroeckenthaler
Schroeckenthaler Presents on Value Impact Analysis for FHWA and Consortium on Scenario Planning
In November 2020, Kyle Schroeckenthaler presented about the Value Impact Analysis Toolkits for two webinars.

Steven Landau
Landau Quoted in ASCE Civil Engineering Magazine (Nov '20)
EBP's Steven Landau was Quoted in the November, 2020 issue of the ASCE Civil Engineering Magazine.
Naomi Stein
Naomi Stein Quoted in Washington Post on Monorail Economic Impacts Study
Naomi Stein was quoted in an article entitled "Monorail between Montgomery and Frederick counties would generate billions in economic benefits, study says," published in the October 29th, 2020 issue of the Washington Post.

Middleton and Blair Present at National Summit on Rural Road Safety
On October 1. 2020, Scott Middleton and Adam Blair presented a poster titled “Measuring Road Safety in Diverse Rural Environments” at the 3rd National Summit on Rural Road Safety, which was held virtually from September 30 to October 1, 2020. The summit is an important national forum for engaging a wide variety of stakeholders and raising awareness on critical rural road safety issues, including non-occupant protection, speeding, and impaired and distracted driving.

EBP’s poster was presented as part of the session “– How to Make Rural Roads Safe for Everyone: Quantifying Rural Road Safety.” The content of the poster was drawn from the EBP’s study for the Federal Highway Administration on Emerging Technologies and Opportunities for Improved Mobility and Safety in Rural Areas, which investigated how new transportation options such as shared mobility and connected and automated vehicles could be leveraged to meet the needs of rural environments. Through this work, EBP has analyzed the relationship between socioeconomics, infrastructure, travel behavior, and safety and mobility outcomes in different types of rural areas.
Steven Landau
Steve Landau Quoted in Engineering News-Record on Failure to Act Study
Steven Landau was quoted in the Engineering News-Record on 9/23/20 in an article entitled "Highway-Transit Extension is a Plus, but Won't Narrow Needs Gap."
August 2020 Newsletter
August 2020 Newsletter
Dr. Cecilia Viggiano
Dr. Cecilia Viggiano Presents at the TransitData International Symposium
On August 12th, Dr. Cecilia Viggiano presented virtually at the 6th annual TransitData 2020 International Symposium on the use of public transit automated data for planning and operations.
Casey Uy
Congratulations to EBP’s Casey Uy for Earning AICP Certification
We’re excited to announce that Casey Uy, an Analyst in our Boston headquarters, recently earned her professional certification from the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP).
Transformational DEI LinkedIn Badge
EBP Invests in Our Commitment to Diversity and Anti-Racism
EBP is happy to announce that two staff members – Analyst Tess Ruderman and CEO Peter Plumeau – completed the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce Transformational DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) Certificate Program in July 2020.
Predicting the Post-COVID World
“Predicting the Post-COVID-19 World: Implications on Business and Economic Development" Webinar Now Available for Viewing
You can now view the latest free video webinar in Business Facilities‘ COVID-19: Response And Recovery Webinar Series, “Predicting the Post-COVID-19 World.”
Bus Transport
New Book on Bus Transport
Glen Weisbrod of EBP is a coauthor of "Bus Transport Demand, Economics, Contracting and Policy," and specifically Chapter 26 on cost benefit and economic impact analysis for transit.
Public Transportation during Pandemic
EBP Helps the Nation’s Public Transit Agencies Assess COVID-19 Pandemic’s Financial Impact
At the request of the American Public Transportation Association (APTA), EBP analyzed how the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic has affected the revenues and funding needs of public transit agencies nationwide.
April 2020 Newsletter
April 2020 Newsletter
EBP Staff to Lead Upcoming TRB Webinar on Transit Data Sharing
On May 13th, 2020, The Transportation Research Board (TRB) will be hosting a webinar entitled "Data Sharing Tips for Public Transportation Agencies," and draws on EBP's research from the recently released "TCRP Research Report 213: Data Sharing Guidance for Public Transit Agencies – Now and in the Future."

EBP's Cecilia Viggiano will be presenting findings, and EBP's Glen Weisbrod will be moderating the question and answer session.

Click on the right side panel for more information and registration.
Naomi Stein
Naomi Stein Presents Webinar on Right-Sizing Transportation Investments
TRB hosted a webinar on Wednesday, March 11, that explored how to right-size transportation investments.
Now Available: Presentations from the TRB Annual Meeting 2020
EBP (formerly EDR Group) staff members presented on a variety of transportation-related topics at 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 attracted more than 13,000 transportation professionals from around the world.