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" As someone who has recently adopted an active lifestyle, I knew health and fitness were elements I wanted to incorporate in my career. I am passionate about staying active and go for a walk every day, rain or shine. Growing up in the Pacific Northwest, I am lucky to have both the mountain and the coast just a few hours away and feel blessed that I can get a change of scenery no matter which way my (iPhone) compass points.…"

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  • News + Events

    • 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

    • WEBINAR: Complete Streets in Suburban and Rural Communities 8/21

      WEBINAR: Complete Streets in Suburban and Rural Communities Southern California Council of Governments (SCAG) is hosting a webinar titled “Complete Streets in Suburban and Rural Read More

    • Association for Commuter Transportation (ACT) National Excellence in Research Award 2018

      Association for Commuter Transportation (ACT) National Excellence in Research Award 2018 The Behavioral Insights to Transportation Demand Management report co-authored by Alta Planning + Design, TransLink, and Read More

    • APBP Webinar: Moving Beyond the Centerline – Advisory Bicycle Lanes, Best Kept Secret

      APBP Webinar: Moving Beyond the Centerline – Advisory Bicycle Lanes, Best Kept Secret The Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals (APBP) is hosting a webinar 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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