Creating active, healthy 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

" I grew up surrounded by the natural beauty of North Carolina. My mom is from the coast, and my dad was raised in the mountains, so my childhood was filled with trips all over the state to see family and friends. We hiked the mountains, ran on the beach, and explored the piedmont forests. My family was also big on educational trips to zoos, museums, and aquariums, so I had ample opportunities to learn about the world and the animals I love so much.

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  • News + Events

    • Advancing the Intersection of Health, Equity, and Transportation

          Join Alta Planning + Design on Thursday, May 11 at 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM PDT for a discussion on “Advancing the Intersection Read More

    • Georgia Trails Summit 2017

        Alta Planning + Design is a proud sponsor of the Georgia Trails Summit on April 20-22, 2017 in Columbus, GA. Alta Trail Specialist Britt Read More

    • 2017 Alaska Statewide Trails Conference: Active Transportation Track

        Alaska Trails’ annual conference provides trail users and the wider public a statewide opportunity for training and networking with trail professionals. Alta Planning + Read More

    • California Trails and Greenways Conference

        Alta Planning + Design is a proud sponsor of the California Trails & Greenways Conference. The conference provides two days of high-quality education and networking Read More

    • Ontario Bike Summit 2017

      Alta was a proud sponsor of the 9th Annual Ontario Bike Summit in Toronto on April 11 & 12, 2017. Alta staff presented on the Small Town Read More

    Thought Leadership + Resources

    • Strategic Agenda for Pedestrian and Bicycle Transportation

      This Strategic Agenda will inform the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) pedestrian and bicycle activities in the next 3 to 5 years and is being organized Read More

    • Noteworthy Local Policies That Support Safe and Complete Pedestrian and Bicycle Networks

      While much of the focus on bicycle and pedestrian travel is on building new infrastructure, policy (laws, regulations, ordinances, and procedures) plays a critical role Read More

    • Small Town and Rural Multimodal Networks Guide

      Alta, in partnership with the Federal Highway Administration and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota, developed The Small Town and Rural Multimodal Networks Guide. The Read More

    • White Center Traffic Garden

      Alta Planning + Design provided pro bono design services for two traffic gardens for Cascade Bicycle Club’s Major Taylor Project. The Major Taylor Project provides Read More

    • 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

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

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