2015 News + Events
Apr 29

Chicago’s Ongoing Transportation Revolution

Join Alta on May 5, 2015 for a chance to get the scoop on Chicago’s Transportation Revolution. This even is hosted by the American Planning Association – Chicago Metro Section. Our streets generally change slowly. Decade after decade, streets are built to relatively constant designs and single occupancy cars dominate the landscape. Chicago has defied this trend in recent […]

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Apr 29

WalkBikeNC Wins 2015 National Planning Achievement Award for Transportation Planning

Alta is proud to announce that our work on the WalkBikeNC North Carolina Statewide Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan has been recognized by the American Planning Association with a National Planning Achievement Award for Transportation Planning. WalkBikeNC is North Carolina’s first statewide plan for improving walking and bicycling. Championed by the North Carolina Department of Transportation’s Bicycle and Pedestrian […]

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Apr 15

Alta Celebrates Engineering Month!

Happy Engineering Month! For close to 20 years, Alta Planning + Design has been planning and design healthy, active communities in hundreds of communities and with thousands of miles of walkways, bikeways and trails. This month we celebrate our expanding engineering group and their exciting activities. We often say that engineers are crucial community problem […]

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Mar 10

Alta is Proud to Honor Deb Hubsmith

Alta Planning + Design is proud to honor Deb Hubsmith, founder of the Safe Routes to School National Partnership with this video. Deb has championed bicycling and walking advocacy and outreach for two decades at local, regional, state and national levels. Video produced by Alta Planning + Design.  http://youtu.be/zWkqSqzOFho

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Feb 12

TRB Conference: Moving Active Transportation to Higher Ground, Health Impact Assessments

Join Alta Planner Mike Sellinger at the Transportation Research Board program, Moving Active Transportation to Higher Ground: Opportunities for Accelerating the Assessment of Health Impacts on April 14 in Washington, D.C. The conference will bring together professionals in the fields of transportation, urban planning, public health, health care, and health economics to explore the state […]

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Feb 12

American Trails webinar: “Trail Wayfinding Systems: A Practical Guide to Principles, Best Practices, and Deployment”

Alta Wayfinding Designer Karen Vitkay joined a national group of experts for this American Trails webinar on March 19. The program provided trail and greenway planners, designers, and managers with a practical understanding of trail/ped/bike wayfinding and informational systems with an emphasis on in-the-field structures and media. Elements addressed included: directional and locational; use and access; […]

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Jan 16

Alta Bicycle Share has new name: Motivate!

Following the acquisition of Alta Bicycle Share, the bike share company has been renamed “Motivate.” Motivate will continue to bring unparalleled experience in building and operating large, complex bike share systems. The name change is effective immediately. Alta Planning + Design is proud to have been part of the movement that brought bike share to […]

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