Alta recognizes that planning and design are a blend of art and science. Conceptual community designs must be grounded in an objective framework and strategic considerations. We combine practical experience, knowledge of accepted guidelines, and close connections to the research community to deliver analyses that inform and support our clients’ projects.
GIS and data visualization allow us to systematically and comprehensively investigate our world to develop thoughtfully-crafted plans that help us build the world we want to live in. We distill a variety of national and local data sets into stories that help make decisions easier for policy makers. We also craft rigorous evaluation projects that draw from our academic qualifications, leadership of the National Bicycle and Pedestrian Documentation project, and passion for understanding the difference multi-modal transportation projects make in improving quality of life and transportation options.