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  • News + Events

    • Small Town Forum: 2018 Ontario Good Roads Association Conference

      Alta Planning + Design will be leading a training workshop on the FHWA Small Town and Rural Multimodal Networks Guide at the 2018 Ontario Good Read More

    • Webinar 2/21: A Better Way to Collect Pedestrian and Bicycle Data

        Cities are growing vertically rather than horizontally, and infrastructure and transportation design is out of step with current and future transportation demand. There are Read More

    • NACTO Training at Federation of Canadian Municipalities Sustainable Communities Conference

      Training Session: How to Design Multimodal Streets for All Users Alta’s training session at the Federation of Canadian Municipalities Sustainable Communities Conference will help urban Read More

    • New Mobility Group at New Partners for Smart Growth

        The future of autonomous vehicles (AVs) could come in many forms that have dramatically different components and different impacts: Private ownership (PAVs), shared ownership Read More

    • California Active Transportation Program

      Preparing Your Active Transportation Program Grant Application The Active Transportation Program (ATP) was created to encourage increased use of active modes of transportation, such as biking and Read More

    Thought Leadership + Resources

    • Behavioral Insights to Transportation Demand Management

      Alta partnered with Behavioural Insights Team on a TransLink Behavioural Insights Guidance Study to apply findings from behavioral economics research to the challenge of increasing Read More

    • Benefits of Greenways in the Triangle Region of North Carolina

      The East Coast Greenway in the Triangle connects communities in four counties, serving as a nearly 70-mile trail “spine” that links to many  other trail Read More

    • Advisory Bike Lanes in North America

      White Paper: Advisory Bike Lanes in North America Despite being used successfully for decades in Europe, Advisory Bike Lanes (also known as advisory shoulders), are Read More

    • Measures for Success: New Tools for Shaping Transportation Behavior

      In partnership with TransitCenter, Alta completed a research project to develop evaluation tools for Transportation Demand Management (TDM) campaigns that would tell more complete stories Read More

    • Small Town and Rural Multimodal Networks – Case Studies: Lessons Learned

      Since the release of the Small Town and Rural Multimodal Networks Guide, many stakeholders have turned their attention toward implementation. How has it worked for Read More

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