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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

Erin Feehily

" From a young age I was able to travel by bike or by foot, but like many teenagers, I jumped at the opportunity to trade up my two wheels for four and become a driver. Moving to Philadelphia, I learned the burden of the automobile and soon resurrected my bike, fighting cars for my space in the street (and occasionally losing to car doors and taxis). I quickly learned the freedom and joy of commuting by bike and how much more engaged one could feel to a place when exploring on foot or by bike. Moving to Los Angeles was…"

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  • News + Events

    • Alta Planning + Design owner Steve Durrant to be named Fellow of the American Society of Landscape Architects

      Alta Planning + Design, the national leader in creating active communities, is very happy to announce that the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) will name Read More

    • Creating a Healthier, More Livable Denton >> Visioning Charrette this Week

      Baltimore, MD – Consultants from Alta Planning + Design will be conducting a visioning charrette June 10-12 in Denton, MD to reimagine the town and Read More

    • It’s official! We are proud to release the Google Bike Vision Plan, written by Alta in partnership w/ the Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition

      Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition and Alta Planning + Design have partnered with Google to create the Google Bike Vision Plan, a new look at what Read More

    • 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

    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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