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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

Victoria Kovacs Headshot

" I'm so inspired to see more and more people deciding to ride their bike for everyday transportation. A strong and diverse population of cyclists young, old, students, professionals, women, men, seasoned riders and first timers, is growing. By designing for these cyclists and for pedestrians-by designing for people, we can make cities and outdoor spaces better places to live, play, and work. Who doesn't want to make the world a better place?…"

News + Events

  • On the Move Newsletter – October Issue now online

    Click here to read our October issue of “On the Move,” featuring new blog articles, upcoming conferences to find us, and other industry-leading links to keep you Read More

  • Jessica Roberts Honored with 2015 APBP Professional of the Year Award

    We are pleased to announce that Jessica Roberts, Principal of Alta’s Education and Encouragement Programs practice, has been selected as the Association of Pedestrian and Read More

  • Meet me in St. Louis…at the APBP PDS on 9/28!

    Alta is proud to be a Platinum Sponsor of the 2015 APBP Professional Development Seminar (PDS). PDS will head to St. Louis, Missouri this year. The event Read More

  • Walk Bike Columbia Master Plan wins 2015 NADO Innovation Award

    Congratulations to our clients at the Central Midlands Council of Governments for winning the National Association of Development Organizations 2015 Innovation Award for the Walk Bike Read More

  • City of St. Louis Stripes First Parking-Protected Bike Lane

    Today the City of St. Louis striped its first parking-protected bike lane!  ST. LOUIS — People who ride bicycles in Downtown St. Louis are getting 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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