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Our People Make the Difference

" I grew up gaining a true appreciation for being active and being outside. My family took us around the United States to national parks where we hiked and camped. Whether I was visiting the Grand Canyon or laying down in my backyard, I’ve always been humbled by nature and found a great magic there. Through my experiences and studies, I’ve learned the complexity and fragility of our ecosystems that have evolved over millions of years. Today, I appreciate efforts to respect, honor, and protect landscapes. I feel fortunate to be in a field that is working to protect those places,…"

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  • News + Events

    • Transportation Research and Education Center Workshop: Integrating Universal Access and Equity into Pedestrian Planning and Design

        Transportation Research and Education Center Workshop: Integrating Universal Access and Equity into Pedestrian Planning and Design The Transportation Research and Education Center at Portland Read More

    • BUILD Grants Webinar with East Coast Greenway

        BUILD Grants Webinar with East Coast Greenway Summer 2018 is a moment of opportunity for greenways to take a significant leap forward. The federal Read More

    • 2018 TrailNation Summit: Disruption, Mobility and the Built Environment

      The 2018 Trail Nation Summit hosted by the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy brought together hand-picked industry leaders from across the country to harness the energy and the knowledge Read More

    • The 26th Annual Congress for New Urbanism

      Alta Planning + Design is attending the annual Congress for the New Urbanism, now in its twenty-sixth year, in Savannah, GA May 16-18, 2018. It is Read More

    • Alta Los Angeles and San Jose Offices Receive Bicycle Friendly Business Status

      Alta Los Angeles and San Jose Offices Receive Bicycle Friendly Business Status Today, the League of American Bicyclists recognized Alta Planning + Design’s Los Angeles Read More

    Thought Leadership + Resources

    • Evaluating the Economic Impact of Shared Use Paths in North Carolina

      Alta Planning + Design worked with the Institute for Transportation Research and Education (ITRE) from 2015-2018 to analyze four major shared use paths across North Carolina. Read More

    • FHWA Measuring Multimodal Network Connectivity

      The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has released the Measuring Multimodal Network Connectivity guide. The Guidebook focuses on multimodal network connectivity and provides information on incorporating Read More

    • 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

    Alta creates active communities where bicycling and walking are safe, healthy, fun, and normal daily activities.

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