Understanding SEPTA’s Statewide Economic Value April 29, 2013
In 2007, the Economy League and Econsult were commissioned by the William Penn Foundation to
evaluate the consequences of underfunding SEPTA. Funding solutions were identified and acted upon, but despite achieving its
highest ridership levels in 23 years, SEPTA is confronted with a
serious funding shortfall, especially for capital funding required to maintain
and improve its infrastructure and system.
Economy League and Econsult now reexamine SEPTA's role in the Commonwealth's economy and
analyze the value of expanded Commonwealth investment in SEPTA.
New report finds
expanded Medicaid would support tens of thousands of new jobs, generate billions
in economic activity and result in a net positive impact on the state budget
between 2016 and 2022.
Type: Press Release
New Visual Guide to Region's Innovation Community January 28, 2013 In Greater Philadelphia, how many are working in startups? and what are they doing? Even if you're one of them, it can be hard to know what's happening outside your immediate sphere of employees/ers, vendors, freelancers, lenders, and others supporting your business. Philly Startup Leaders' new map illustrates who is part of this economy and, as important, where the gaps are.
Steve Wray Testimony: Committee on Global Opportunities and the Creative/Innovative Economy October 26, 2012
Testimony before Philadelphia City Council's Committee on Global Opportunities and the Creative/Innovative Economy and the Pennsylvania Senate International Commerce Caucus. Co -chaired by Councilmember-at-Large David Oh and Senator Mike Brubaker. Wray's remarks addressed Philadelphia’s business climate for expanding international trade and investments, supporting innovation, promoting global partnerships, and identifying strategies to increase Philadelphia’s global competitiveness.
Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance's 2011 Portfolio September 19, 2011
The Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance's 2011 Portfolio
is the most current information on the health, breadth, and diversity
of the region's cultural sector. The Economy League is pleased to have
been involved with data gathering and analysis for this report since