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Our People Make the Difference

" My job is to help people get out of their cars so they can enjoy the many benefits of active and shared transportation. It’s not an easy task, but it’s one of the most important challenges facing our towns and cities today, and I and my team are up for the challenge. We have designed, managed, and implemented hundreds of programs and campaigns over the last decade. We serve our clients by giving them benefit of this experience through proven strategies and efficient delivery. At the same time, we are constantly seeking new partners, new research-backed guidance, and new strategies…"

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  • News + Events

    • 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

    • American Planning Association California Chapter 2018 Public Outreach Award of Excellence

      American Planning Association California Chapter 2018 Public Outreach Award of Excellence The SCAG Go Human Tactical Urbanism Events project has been awarded the 2018 Public Outreach Read More

    • Find us at Walk/Bike/Places 2018!

      Alta Planning + Design is excited to return to Walk/Bike/Places, hosted by the Project for Public Spaces this year in New Orleans from September 16-19. Walk/Bike/Places is Read More

    Thought Leadership + Resources

    • 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

    • 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

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

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