2016 News + Events
Dec 1

Active Transportation Count Project

  Why collect better bicycle and pedestrian data? Historically, collecting active transportation data has been both time and resource intensive, and counts have been limited to manual observation for no more than a few hours per year. More robust and reliable data on non-motorized travel helps determine where investments in walking and biking infrastructure are […]

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Oct 26

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 nomination from the Boston Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects. Fellowship is among the highest honors the ASLA bestows on members and recognizes the contributions of these individuals to […]

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Oct 19

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 Landscape Architects as 2016 Outstanding Emerging Professional Award. The awards celebrate the spirit of the landscape architecture profession in Oregon by recognizing people and organizations for their outstanding service to […]

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Oct 19

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 solutions to improve the quality of life of commuters, the livability of communities, and are developing TDM programs that are shifting behavioral change.

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Sep 8

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, cohesive neighborhoods, and vibrant communities. The conference is coming to Vancouver, BC, this year on September 12-15 and is expected to draw 1,000 city planners, transportation engineers, public health professionals, elected […]

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Sep 8

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 Professionals (APBP) 2016 Professional of the Year (private practice category). During his tenure at Alta, Ryan has successfully managed large planning and programming projects throughout Southern California to help bring […]

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Aug 11

El Paso City Council Approves Comprehensive Bike Plan

On August 9, 2016, El Paso City Council approved the City of El Paso’s new Comprehensive Bike Plan, which provides a roadmap for the city to create a comprehensive network of bike infrastructure over the next decade. The City of El Paso Bike Plan was developed by Capital Improvement Department Planning Division staff and experts […]

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Aug 5

Alta Denver Happy Hour

Alta’s Denver office is expanding! Supported by additional planning and engineering staff, our Denver office is working with communities throughout the Front Range and Western Region on active transportation projects. These range from citywide master plans to documentation of site specific improvements, and include the Westminster Multi-Modal Action Plan, Pitkin Low-Stress Bikeway, Lamar Loop Multiuse Trail, […]

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Jun 6

Alta Opens New Boise Office

We have so much to celebrate lately! As a firm, Alta Planning + Design is celebrating our 20th anniversary. Our Salt Lake City office is celebrating its five year anniversary, our Denver office has expanded its engineering practice, and we are thrilled to announce the opening of our new Boise office, led by Don Kostelec. Don […]

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