2015 News + Events
Nov 10

Steve Durrant Honored as Fellow of American Society of Landscape Architects

  Alta Principal Steve Durrant has been recognized by the American Society of Landscape Architects with their greatest honor, being invited to the Council of Fellows, which was celebrated at a ceremony on November 8, 2015. Steve joins four other Alta staff with the FASLA title, bestowed on individuals based on their works, leadership and management, knowledge, and service. (Photo left to […]

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Nov 5

Mia Birk to Leave Alta Planning + Design

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, November 5, 2015 Portland, OR – After 16 years of leading Alta Planning + Design, helping grow the company from a small specialized bicycle and pedestrian transportation planning firm to a full-service, international planning, design, and engineering company of close to 200 people in 25 offices across North America, Mia Birk is […]

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Nov 3

Alta Attends the American Society of Landscape Architects Annual Meeting

More than five thousand landscape architects will be descending on the Windy City this November 6-9 for the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) Annual Meeting and Expo in Chicago. The event, held at McCormick Place, will include more than 130 education sessions, field sessions, and workshops. Chicago boasts many new additions to public space, such as the […]

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Oct 15

Utah’s First Protected Intersection is Open!

Our big reveal: Salt Lake City’s pioneering protected intersection at 200 West/300 South is open for business!  The 300 South project originated as part of Salt Lake City’s commitment to provide transportation choices, improve our region’s air quality, promote healthy active transportation, and create a vibrant, economically sustainable city. The new design includes Utah’s first protected […]

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Sep 16

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 Bicycle Professionals (APBP) 2015 Professional of the Year (private practice category). Her work bridging active transportation and Travel Demand Management is inspiring change across the country, and is instrumental in […]

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Sep 3

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 draws dozens of expert speakers and a national audience of transportation planners, engineers, landscape architects, public health professionals, advocates, elected officials, and others working to advance active transportation and sustainable, […]

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