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Our People Make the Difference

" My introduction to multimodal transportation was my high school commute which involved carpooling, a ferry boat, a metro bus, and walking. Walking, biking, and transit gave me the freedom to explore my community, connect with friends, and access opportunities. They still do. At Alta, I am proud to work with communities of all sizes to create more vibrant, mobile, and accessible places. …"

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  • News + Events

    • Portland Adopts Central City in Motion

      Portland has pledged to build a series of protected bike lanes, bus-only travel lanes, and improved pedestrian crossings in the central city within the next Read More

    • Better Air Quality Conference: Low-Cost, High-Impact Strategies for Increasing Active Mobility in ASEAN Cities

      Alta Planning + Design is excited to be part of this year’s Better Air Quality Conference (BAQ) in Kuching, Malaysia. The 10th BAQ is themed Read More

    • ALTA INNOVATION LAB WEBINAR REGISTRATION: Oct 25th – Making New Mobility Work for Your Community: Equity, Access, Safety, and Street Design

      Mobility is undergoing multiple dramatic shifts. Cities, regions, and states are responding with a range of policy, planning, and design strategies. Join Alta’s New Mobility Read More

    • Find us at NACTO Designing Cities 2018

      NACTO Designing Cities 2018: Los Angeles We are excited that NACTO Designing Cities 2018 will be hosted in Los Angeles this October, and Alta’s LA Read More

    • ALTA INNOVATION LAB WEBINAR: Sept 20th – The Rise of Micro-mobility: Responding to Dockless and Shared Mobility

      The newest trends in mobility are small, cheap, nimble, and shared.  What does the rise of micro-mobility mean for your community? Dockless bike share and Read More

    Thought Leadership + Resources

    • White Paper: Promoting Active Transportation Safety in Preparation for Autonomous Vehicles

      Autonomous vehicle (AV) technology is advancing and moving closer to public adoption. The technology brings opportunities and concerns for safeguarding the safety and comfort of Read More

    • Making New Mobility Work for Your Community – Alta Webinar

      Mobility is undergoing multiple dramatic shifts. Cities, regions, and states are responding with a range of policy, planning, and design strategies. Join Alta’s New Mobility Read More

    • The Rise of Micro-Mobility: Responding to Dockless Bike Share and Shared Mobility

      The newest trends in mobility are small, cheap, nimble, and shared. What does the rise of micro-mobility mean for your community? In this Alta Innovation Read More

    • 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