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" I'm so inspired to see more and more people deciding to ride their bike for everyday transportation. There is a growing and diverse population riding bikes: young, old, students, professionals, women, men, seasoned riders and first timers. As cycling becomes more ubiquitous and integrated into our transportation system, cities and outdoor spaces become better places to live, work, and play. …"

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  • News + Events

    • Measuring Multimodal Network Connectivity PBIC Webinar

      The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) recently released the Guidebook for Measuring Multimodal Network Connectivity to lay out methods that can be used for supporting transportation Read More

    • National APA Conference 2018

      Alta Planning + Design will be present at the 2018 National Planning conference hosted by the American Planning Association in New Orleans, LA on April 21-24, Read More

    • Ontario Bike Summit 2018

      Alta is a proud sponsor of the 10th Annual Ontario Bike Summit in Toronto. Alta staff will be present and speaking in sessions on prioritizing equity in Read More

    • Small Town Mobile Workshop: APA Utah Spring Conference 2018

      Alta Planning + Design will be leading a mobile workshop on the FHWA Small Town and Rural Multimodal Networks Guide at the 2018 Spring APA Read More

    • Leadership Transition at Alta Planning + Design

      After 20 years of leading Alta Planning + Design and helping grow the company from a small specialized bicycle and pedestrian transportation planning firm to 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

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