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Creating 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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" I’ve always been interested in transportation systems. After selling my car and moving to Portland, my focus shifted to non-motorized transportation. I was amazed at the instant quality of live improvement I experienced, and quickly realized I wanted to work on making it easier for people to make the same switch to a car-free lifestyle.…"

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  • News + Events

    • Announcing Alta’s Innovative Engineering Group

      Why hire Alta Planning + Design to engineer solutions for your streets? For close to 20 years, Alta Planning + Design has been planning and Read More

    • Northwest Arkansas Community Celebrates the Official Opening of the Razorback Greenway

      On May 2, we attended the ribbon cutting of one of Alta’s signature projects, the 36-mile-long Razorback Greenway trail, which links the six major municipalities Read More

    • Salt Lake City to Install Nation’s First Protected Intersection for Bicycling

      …”Salt Lake City is on track to implement America’s first protected intersection for bicycling this summer…Last year, Portland-based Nick Falbo campaigned to introduce the basic template to America and submitted a protected Read More

    • Join Alta at the International Trails Symposium May 17 in Portland!

      Alta is a proud sponsor of the upcoming International Trails Symposium in Portland, Oregon. We hope you will join us for four days of fun! Read More

    • Chicago’s Ongoing Transportation Revolution

      Join Alta on May 5, 2015 for a chance to get the scoop on Chicago’s Transportation Revolution. This even is hosted by the American Planning Association Read More

    Thought Leadership + Resources

    • Triple-Duty Streets: Expanding the Definition of What Our Streets Can Offer

      Alta’s Nora Daley-Peng champions triple-duty streets, keeping our cities lovable, in the current issue of ARCADE. Read the ARCADE article here Read More

    • “Bicycle Network and Facility Design and their role in supporting Complete Streets,” Toronto’s Complete Streets Forum

      Did you miss Gavin Davidson’s presentation at the Toronto Complete Streets Forum October 6th? Download it now! “Bicycle Network and Facility Design and their role in Read More

    • Safe Routes to School Best Practices White Paper

      This white paper by Alta Planning + Design documents education best practices in Safe Routes to School programs. Read More

    • Cycle Tracks: Lessons Learned, 2009

      Alta's Cycle Tracks: Lessons Learned document describes the lessons learned from the European experience with cycle tracks, including implementation, safety concerns and design features of Read More

    • Creating Walkable + Bikeable Communities: A user guide to developing pedestrian and bicycle master plans (2012, Alta, PSU/IBPI, Collin Chesston)

      This guidebook is intended to serve as a guide for planners, engineers and elected officials who will be producing a new or updated bicycle and/or Read More

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

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