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    We are on the cutting edge, advancing the field, pushing forward innovative ideas.

Our People Make the Difference

" In high school, I put off getting my driver’s license so I had to find other ways to get around. Public transportation and biking made me feel independent and like I had more ownership of my city. That feeling has continued to grow as I’ve lived in other places. I’m excited by Alta’s mission to increase access safe, fun, and healthy transportation options for everyone. …"

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  • News + Events

    • Find us at the 2019 Washington Bike Summit!

      Alta will be well represented at the upcoming 2019 Washington Bike Summit in Olympia, Washington. The event will feature keynote speakers, breakout sessions, guided workshops, lunch and opportunities Read More

    • Find us at Focus North Texas 2019!

        Alta’s Catrine Machi is moderating a panel discussion on Context Sensitive Design for Streets and Active Transportation at the upcoming Focus North Texas Conference on Read More

    • 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

    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