Creating healthy, active communities.

Alta's Services

  • Planning

    Developing implementable plans for your active community

  • Design and Engineering

    Leading innovative bikeway and pedestrian facility design and construction

  • Complete Streets

    Safe, accessible, and green streets for all users

  • Greenways

    Creating trails, parks, and green spaces for recreation and transportation

  • Education and Encouragement

    Reaching people, transforming behavior

  • Bike Share

    Determining how bike share can work in your community

Our People Make the Difference

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" Movement has always fascinated me. I have always enjoyed watching and participating in activities that involve movement. Relocating to Portland and parking my car only increased this enjoyment. Whether it's walking home in the rain, or paddling on the river, I love the time I spend outdoors everyday. I feel extremely lucky that I have found a profession that allows me to make it easier for people everywhere to fall in love with motion.…"

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  • News + Events

    • Tom Doolittle Elected to the ASLA Council of Fellows

      We are proud to announce that Tom Doolittle, landscape architect in Alta’s Cambridge office, has been elevated to the ASLA Council of Fellows. He received his Read More

    • Deven Young Honored by ASLA Oregon

      We are pleased to announce that Deven Young, ASLA, Designer in our Portland office, was honored by the Oregon Chapter of the American Society of Read More

    • Cathy Cibor Receives ACT 40 Under 40 Award

      Cathy Cibor, Programs Associate, was honored with the Alliance for Commuter Transportation 40 Under 40 Award. This honor is awarded to ambitious leaders that are working to find creative Read More

    • Pro Walk/Pro Bike/Pro Place

      The Pro Walk/Pro Bike/Pro Place conference connects walking, biking and placemaking professionals, with the belief that greater access to walking and bicycling will create healthier individuals, Read More

    • Ryan Johnson Selected as APBP 2016 Professional of the Year

      We are pleased to announce that Ryan Johnson, Senior Planner in Alta’s Los Angeles office, has been selected as the Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Read More

    Thought Leadership + Resources

    • Electric Bicycle Share Feasibility Study

      Bicycle sharing programs are becoming a major part of the urban transportation fabric in cities worldwide. Funded by the New York State Energy Research and Read More

    • How to Create a Bicycle Network Map

      Alta has created many stellar map examples, and we have shared a few of our favorite tips and tricks to help you create your own Read More

    • Alta White Paper: Innovation in Bicycle and Pedestrian Counts, March 2016

      This paper outlines the challenges that communities face with conventional pen and paper count programs. It then identifies many new technologies that can automate, simplify, Read More

    • Oregon Safe Routes to School 2015 Annual Snapshot Report

      Alta provided pro bono assistance to the Oregon SRTS Network’s Leadership Committee to collect data and design this first-ever statewide snapshot report. The Committee will use the Read More

    • Lessons Learned: Evolution of the Protected Intersection

      The evolution of North American bikeway design has progressed to protected intersections. During our work on the development of the NACTO Urban Bikeway Design Guide, Read More

    Alta creates active communities where bicycling and walking are safe, healthy, fun, and normal daily activities.

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